Hi everyone...We are a scottish family arriving in RT on the 24th August 2012,I have a 13yr old girl,8yr old girl and a 12 yr old boy,we are all looking forward to arriving, but of course very nrevous, I have read a lot on the forum and all sound good. The kids are looking forward to starting their new school, the beach and the good weather.. Would like to hear from anyone that can give me any tips how to settle in and make it as hassle free as poss, maybe what to bring etc. Also maybe some clubs for the kids, they fancy taking up horse riding, but I know you have to own your horse or know anyone that needs their horse to be excercised, do they have horse riding gear their, is it expensive, should I buy it here. It would be good to read a few comments. Many thanks....see you all soon.
Right now things are a bit slow with the summer heat and Ramadan, but as the weather starts to cool off next month all kinds of activities will pick up. There are horseback riding lessons (The instructor is really nice), various sports teams, some social clubs, parks bowling, and of course the beach!
As Ive said to a few others, you are arriving at the toughest part of the year. Not only is it a bit warm outside, you will be in a new place with limited transportation and trying to learn a whole new system. Take a deep breath and relax, as you get settled in things get much better!
I sent you an PM with my contact info, let me know if I can help.
I also have a 12 year old boy & we will be here all summer. Feel free to contact me and hopefully we can help you get settled in. My son is big into videos games during the hot summer months. They have a bowling alley and youth & rec center that provide the kids with some other indoor activities.
Feel free to email me for further information & my personal contact number for when you arrive if you like at [email protected]