Dubai is very surprising in every way. The contradiction between the opulent new Dubai and the mysterious old Dubai is alluring. One of the activities in our jam-packed itinerary was to visit the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding. We were hosted by a charismatic guy whose name was Nasif....
Do you love ancient history? Ancient Egypt has more than its fair share of attractions for travellers who are keen to explore its mysteries. When in Egypt, wandering around a Luxor temple is definitely something to tick off your bucket list. Mysteries of Karnak Discovering ancient Egypt's history while wandering past...
Stopping over in Dubai? Here are five themed restaurants to try in Jumeirah Beach. 1-Al Mahara Ground floor, Burj Al Arab, DubaiA visit to this showy upmarket seafood restaurant starts with a three-minute theme park ride in an elevator that simulates a submarine journey.The “submarine” navigates past a multi-coloured ocean bed as schools...
About 50km from Madaba in Jordan, I check into the Movenpick Dead Sea Resort & Spa, a luxury resort on the shores of the Dead Sea. Of all the things to do in Jordan, chilling out in the Dead Sea is the most relaxing. It's the lowest point on...
There are some places in the world that leave me with a strong impression yet there are others I can barely remember. For me, Aleppo in Syria is one of those places that is crystal clear in my mind. I only visited for a day four years ago yet...
As we drive into the desert, Dubai’s glitzy resorts, private canal developments, cranes and sky scrapers disappear in the rear-vision mirror of our four-wheel drive giving way to pancake-flat desert plains as far as our eyes can see.4WD Dubai I have signed up for a four-wheel driving trip into the...
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