Middle East

I’m hoping this is self explanatory but you can find any posts on Middle Eastern destinations here.

How to Choose a Resort in the Maldives

A couple of years ago, I started one of those chat enquiries with a travel agent online. “Hi!” types the chirpy agent at the other end.…

A Staycation at the St Regis!

It is so so hard when you are living in the desert over the summer to think of enough things to do with the family…

A traumatic weekend break – struggling in Muscat

What makes a bad holiday? I’m pleased to say we haven’t had any total nightmares… Maybe that’s the advantage of having some time put between…

Rockin’ and Rollin’ in Dubai

WOW What a crazy weekend. There are times when this expat life is hard hard hard. But there are times when it really isn’t and…

Bedsharing….

It’s 6am in Dubai which is actually 5am at home. I’m lying in bed in the almost darkness of a hotel room listening to the…