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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Day trip around beautiful North Wales

Following our recent stay in Pale Hall (for review click here) we decided to pay a visit to some of our favourite parts of North Wales, before heading home. Bala to Llyn Celyn We woke…

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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: Palé Hall Hotel, Llandderfel, North Wales

We have been fortunate to have stayed at Palé Hall Hotel twice in the past month. I recently did a review of the restaurant (click here), and promised a hotel review to follow. Location Palé Hall…

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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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