Author Archives: Shea

Exciting Turtle Tales from Saadiyat: Rescue Rehabilitate Release

‚ÄúYou cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.‚ÄĚ Jane Goodall   Turtles are a¬†hot¬†topic of conversation in the UAE at the moment which is partly due to World … Continue reading »

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1000 Nights Camp – Why You Need To Go Glamping In Oman

‚ÄúLife is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.‚ÄĚ Anonymous   Camels, sand¬†dunes, exotic sunsets and luxury tents – desert ‚Äėglamping‚Äô is without a doubt one experience you must enjoy for yourself if you are lucky enough to be exploring the Middle East. In … Continue reading »

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Wadi Bani Khalid: Unique Family Adventure in the Desert of Oman

‚ÄúWe travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.‚ÄĚ Anonymous   What makes the Sultanate of Oman unique is the combination of historical settlements, diverse landscape and ecological history, topped off with the warm welcome from the proud locals. In fact, those of us who have visited this Middle Eastern country … Continue reading »

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Fashion Revolution Week – the most perfect time for a #haulternative

“Clothes aren’t¬†going¬†to¬†change¬†the¬†world. The¬†women¬†who¬†wear¬†them¬†will”. Anne Klein¬†   It’s Fashion Revolution Week and this year I would like to¬†share¬†a selection of ‘2hand’ outfits in support of their ‘#haulternative’ campaign. An¬†initiative designed to start conversations around fun,¬†practical¬†and environmentally friendly¬†alternatives to¬†buying new, when your wardrobe needs refreshing.

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Earth Hour At The Ritz, Enjoying A Blind Dinner In The Dark

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” Anne Frank   Enjoying a blind dinner on the beach is what initially attracted my attention, closely followed by the intrigue of a secret menu prepared with energy saving methods and organic ingredients.¬†A table for two under the … Continue reading »

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Local UAE School Shares How To Hold a Successful Beach Clean Up

‚ÄúDo Something Now. If not you, who? If not here, where? If not now, when?‚ÄĚ — Theodore Roosevelt —   When a school¬†community realise the tide is constantly delivering a large quantity of plastic pollution to their end of the ocean channel they organise not just one, but two successful Beach Clean Ups.¬†Their primary focus … Continue reading »

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