Middle East

Exciting Turtle Tales from Saadiyat: Rescue Rehabilitate Release

“You 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.” 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

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” Anonymous   Camels, sand dunes, exotic sunsets and luxury tents – desert ‘glamping’ 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

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” 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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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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A Fun Family Experience Not To Be Missed When Visiting Dubai

“A ship in the harbour is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.” John Shedd   Friday, the first day of the weekend here in the UAE and the perfect opportunity to explore Dubai Creek and the area affectionately known as Old Dubai. Spending our downtime on the water, while experiencing a new-to-us pocket … Continue reading »

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My Madinat Jumeirah – An Eco Experience in Downtown Dubai

Madinat Jumeirah is committed to delivering experiences that protect and preserve the environment, biodiversity, culture and heritage of the UAE. Madinat Jumeirah    It hits you the second you enter the long imposing drive way – the extravagance, elegance and luxury that is Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai. Allow me to take you on a journey, … Continue reading »

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