Where to stay in Dubai – an area guide

Although relatively compact, Dubai can often be confusing for the first time visitor (and expat alike) with the number of different areas that exist and decisions around where to stay. Obviously factors will differ depending…

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3 nights travelling the Garden Route, South Africa – where to visit

What’s the story? After travelling all the way to the Eastern Cape inland via R62 (more on this route here), it was time to return to Cape Town. Our South Africa adventure (full itinerary here) wouldn’t…

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Review: Mina A’Salam Brunch, Dubai

What’s the story? Mina A’Salam is one of the Jumeirah resorts based in the vast Madinat complex alongside Al Qasr, Al Naseem and Dar Al Masyaf. The Madinat occupies a prime position along Jumeirah Beach…

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Langkawi, Malaysia highlights – what to see and do

What’s the story? We visited Langkawi as part of our two and a half week trip to South East Asia. We tried to cover a lot of ground during this trip so added Langkawi as…

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Guide: The best places to watch the Dubai fountains

  One of the most popular sights in Dubai has to be the fountains in Downtown Dubai. With the title of the world’s largest choreographed fountain system you can see why they are a popular…

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