Ann Benjamin

Ann Benjamin (Life After Joe, Room 702) is an American author living in Dubai, UAE. She runs the A to Za’atar blog, which explores unique culinary and hospitality experiences in the UAE and beyond. She enjoys traveling to new countries and sabering champagne with kitchen knives. Follow her on Twitter @ABenjaminAuthor.

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