Travel destinations

Oman: Jabal Shams, Jabal Al Akhdar and Wadi Damm

As some of you may know already, we are quite the offroad fanatics, freaks or however you want to call it :) Escaping the hustling and bustling city of Dubai for a (long) weekend in nature, is always something we look forward to. As we recently had the EID holiday (end of Ramadan), we decided… Continue reading Oman: Jabal Shams, Jabal Al Akhdar and Wadi Damm

Travel destinations

Amazing Wadi Trip in Fujairah (UAE)

As we are starting to approach the summer in the United Arab Emirates with temperatures already climbing towards the 40 degrees, for us the offroad season has come to an end :(. Therefore, we had planned one last wadi trip before the season ends and it turned out to be another amazing trip! We explored Route 21 (Wadi… Continue reading Amazing Wadi Trip in Fujairah (UAE)

Personal experiences · Travel destinations

The highs and lows of 3,5 years in Dubai

Although it seems like ages ago, I can still remember the day I left the Netherlands and jumped on an airplane to start my new life in Dubai. I was 30 years old and needed some adventure :). Now 3,5 years later, what are my experiences? High: I found a job and my partner for… Continue reading The highs and lows of 3,5 years in Dubai

Financial advise · Relationships

Love and money: six crucial topics you need to discuss with your partner

When I told my friend that I was becoming a financial coach, her first reaction was: “you are going to save a lot of marriages”. I never thought of it that way, but she made an important point. Many relationships and marriages fall apart due to insurmountable money issues. In general couples fight over what… Continue reading Love and money: six crucial topics you need to discuss with your partner

Investment

Why women are better investors than men and make higher returns

Psychological research demonstrates that, in areas such as 􏰜finance, men are more overcon􏰜fident than women. The ironic thing is, that various researches also show that women are better investors than men! Why is that? 1) Women take less risks; 2) Women invest for the long-term; 3) Women are less confident and therefore orientate themselves extensively;… Continue reading Why women are better investors than men and make higher returns

Financial advise

Your financial advice on one card

There are many financial advisers out there who want you to believe that managing money is complicated and that you need their advise to run your own household finances. Personally, I believe in common sense and simplicity. I have never used a financial advisor, but I do believe that there are financial advisors out there who… Continue reading Your financial advice on one card

Saving money · Travel destinations

Wildcamping: the cheapest and most spectacular vacation you will experience

Last December we decided to go on a little adventure. Living in the United Arab Emirates and surrounded by a huge desert and spectacular mountains, we can't leave this country one day and haven't explored all the beauty that nature in this country and its neighbor Oman has to offer. We had bought two off… Continue reading Wildcamping: the cheapest and most spectacular vacation you will experience