Beyond the UAE

City Break: Hong Kong

Hong Kong was the destination for my first ever trip to Asia back in 1997, and it was unlike anywhere else I’d ever been…

A Family Friendly Retreat in Sri Lanka

I’d never pictured myself going on a yoga retreat before, but when I saw a family friendly retreat in Sri Lanka advertised it sounded…

In Pictures: a return visit to Australia

I had originally set out to write briefly about our recent trip to Australia, but after the reflection I did during the holiday, my…

Road Trip: London to Scotland

One of the difficulties when you live overseas is how to pay a visit to your home country to catch up with friends and…

6 Alternative Attractions in London

Ah, London, beautiful London – absolutely one of the greatest cities in the world… And having recently spent a few days back in the…

8 Things to Do in Muscat

8 Things to Do in Muscat: Muscat, beautiful Muscat… a great place to relax for a break, but also a fabulous place to explore!…

Short Break: Al Bustan Palace, Muscat

Muscat is such a great destination for a weekend break from the UAE. At only 45 minutes away by plane, it’s just so easy…