Author name: Mariam Ottimofiore

Mariam Ottimofiore is a Pakistani expat, who has spent the past 15 years living abroad in the US, UK, Germany, Denmark, Singapore and the UAE. She is the founder and writer behind the blog ‘And Then We Moved To’ (www.andthenwemovedto.com) where she talks about life on the expat trail, raising her two multicultural and multilingual children and traveling the world. You can follow her multicultural adventures on Facebook (www.facebook.com/andthenwemovedto), Instagram (@andthenwemovedto) and Twitter (@andthenwemoved2).

7 Tips for Learning to Love the New Place You Move To

I made my husband turn down the job offer. Twice. I definitely did not want to move to Dubai. The city isn’t exactly a very loveable city. Low on culture and lacking in history, it seemed to be a bastion of super-sized shopping malls and sky scrapers that represented new wealth. I had no interest […]

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Top Tips for Raising a Multicultural Family Around the World

Dubai: I looked over in astonishment, as my husband walked over to the playground with our 4 year old and 2 year old, and promptly took a seat on a nearby bench. Within seconds, one child had already climbed up a tree house and the other was standing hesitatingly at the slide. I looked over at

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