Belinda Birchall

Growing up in New Zealand, Belinda (and her husband Matt) decided to trade in their comfortable lives in Wellington for a stint in the Middle East. She travels frequently from her new home in Dubai, visiting 17 countries in 2017. She currently works as the Marketing Manager for the Clean Energy Business Council, a non-profit organisation promoting the uptake of renewable energy in the MENA region. In her spare time, she blogs at The 58th Floor and shares photos of her travels on her Instagram account.

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