What you should know about swimming with dolphins

What you should know about swimming with dolphins

While on holiday in Egypt in 2013, when I heard that you could swim with dolphins in Sharm el Sheikh I leapt at the chance. This was a long-held dream of mine and I was over the moon. It was a spur of the moment decision that I now regret. I’ve since researched...
Top 10 things to do in Abu Dhabi

Top 10 things to do in Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates has fascinated me for a great many years, and when I finally visited Dubai, it didn’t disappoint. Abu Dhabi, with its beautiful mosques and palaces, thrilling theme parks and outstanding innovations in technology, art and design, not to...
My Favourite Things to Eat in Dubai

My Favourite Things to Eat in Dubai

My Favourite Things to Eat in Dubai With around 200 nationalities living in Dubai, it’s no surprise that the choice of things to eat here is diverse. And there’s a bewildering number of places to eat in Dubai.This exciting city, as I found out earlier...
Video: Dune Bashing Desert Safari, Dubai

Video: Dune Bashing Desert Safari, Dubai

As we reach the crest my tummy turns somersaults uncertain of what terrifyingly steep drop will be on the other side. Giggles and yelps follow as we slide down and down, skidding sideways as we go. And then we are heading up again at a crazy angle. Just as I’m...
Falling for the skyscrapers of Dubai

Falling for the skyscrapers of Dubai

Slipping into the clear water, I swim towards the waterfall and lie back, looking up towards the bluest of skies. The waterfall and the rocks from which it is tumbling may be manmade but it is nevertheless a cooling sound in the heat of the day. I slowly float beneath...
Middle Eastern delights on a Food Tour in Dubai

Middle Eastern delights on a Food Tour in Dubai

The salty smell of fish fills my nostrils and the hubbub from the traders and buyers invade my ears. Outside the latest catch is being auctioned. It’s so fresh that the fish are still wriggling. Your senses come alive at Dubai’s...
Instagramming Dubai

Instagramming Dubai

I love following my fellow travel bloggers on Instagram, just as much as I enjoy sharing highlights from my travels there. From tasty camel burgers and kebabs to the most delectable pastries and miniature cakes, I’ve had plenty to gram over the last few...
Airports, the good, the bad and the beautiful

Airports, the good, the bad and the beautiful

The other day I came across a photograph of a stunning Art Deco airport and, although it is no longer in use as an airport terminal, it is now home to a lovely museum, the 1940 Air Terminal Museum, Houston. Wanting to know more I started looking around the internet...
A mini guide to regional cuisine in Turkey

A mini guide to regional cuisine in Turkey

Turkey and in particular, Istanbul, is high on my wish list and of course, as with any new country, when I go I’ll be looking forward to discovering its cuisine. In this guest post, Tim Wright, tells us about the glorious variety of Turkey’s regional...
Dining on a budget in Dubai

Dining on a budget in Dubai

Dubai is a destination that has always fascinated me with its excessive extravagance and glamour. Visiting Dubai doesn’t have to break the bank as shown in this guest post by traveller, Liza Wilson, who shares some great tips about where to find delicious and...

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