Beyond the UAE

Visiting The Philippines: Manila and Boracay

The Philippines. A few people were quite surprised when I told them we were off on holiday to the Philippines, it obviously wasn’t a…

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…

A Luxury Afternoon with DISCOVERY Loyalty

We seem to be members of every hotel loyalty card programme there is going. Since we are fairly frequent travellers, it makes sense to…

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…

James Bond inspired travel

I grew up in a house with two older brothers and a father who had an affinity for action and spy movies and of…

Road Trip: Abu Dhabi to Musandam

With a short week upon us due to the National Day holidays recently, we took ourselves off on the drive from Abu Dhabi to…

Baby Travel Kit

As you may have noticed, we’ve done quite a bit of travel these last few months and as a result, quite a few people…

Pictures: exploring Japan

Japan has been on my list of places to visit for as long as I can remember, so last month we finally took the…

City Break: Singapore

The way we choose to travel seems to have changed a bit these days. We still love to travel and see no reason why…