Category: Asia

6 of the best destinations for affordable tropical vacations in Asia

Best destinations for affordable tropical vacations in Asia B.E.A.C.H. - Best Escape Anyone Can Have  When one thinks about affordable tropical vacations, Asia usually comes to mind. There are many destinations on this vast continent which are synonymous with warm, balmy weather, palm trees, sunshine and water sports – at an affordable price. Here are […]

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Sightseeing while fine dining - JA Bateaux Dubai Dinner Cruise Review

One of my most memorable experiences from my first visit to Dubai, back in 2006, was a dinner cruise.  When I returned to Dubai recently, with my family, I wanted my children to experience a Dubai dinner cruise too. Dinner cruises are a popular means of entertainment for locals and tourists in Dubai, and with […]

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On top of the world at the Burj Khalifa

Often described as a ‘Vertical City’ and ‘A Living Wonder’, the Burj Khalifa has held the title of the tallest building in the world since 2010. Rising gracefully from the desert, it is 828 metres high, more than twice the height of the Empire State Building. We visited At The Top Burj Khalifa . At […]

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Review: The Hilton Dubai Al-Habtoor City

Hilton Dubai Al-Habtoor City Review When it comes to family-friendly destinations, Dubai is one of the best cities in the world for a vacation. There are tons of things to do with kids there, and its ideal location on the globe makes it an easy, direct flight from most places. Al-Habtoor City is a huge […]

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Arabian hospitality at the Habtoor Grand Resort Dubai

A stay at the Habtoor Grand Resort Dubai Sun, sea, sand and shopping … these are some of Dubai’s biggest attractions, and there is no shortage of any of them in the popular Jumeirah Beach area. This is where some of the city’s best hotels are situated, including the award-winning Habtoor Grand Resort. The resort […]

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36 Cool Things to do in Dubai

36 Cool Things to do in Dubai “Sometimes referred to as the 'largest construction site in the world' , Dubai's leaders' unflinching ambition is paving the desert, colonising the ocean and reaching for the sky.” The Economic Times. There is so much to do in Dubai . New attractions are created every year and records […]

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4 amazing destinations to visit in China

4 amazing destinations to visit in China I came to China to follow my star and to steep myself in the raw regions of the universe. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin China is an astonishing country to explore – deservedly floating near the top of every globetrotter's bucket list. Few countries on earth can offer such […]

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7 Things to do in Kuwait

7 Things to do in Kuwait Kuwait is gradually climbing up the ranks in the popularity charts of hot travel destinations in the Gulf area. With Nasair operating flights to Kuwait on a more regular basis than before, this destination is becoming a global pick over the last few years. While Kuwait is small and […]

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10 Best things to do in Dubai with kids

Dubai is one of the most visited cities on earth, famous for its man-made islands, huge skyscrapers and shopping malls. According to the latest Euromonitor rankings, more tourists now go to Dubai than Paris, New York or Tokyo. There are so many things to do in Dubai . It is a constantly expanding destination.  New […]

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Family fun at the Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island Review Often referred to as the Playground of the Emirates, the vibrant Yas Island is a man-made destination island that is home to some of Abu Dhabi’s most exciting family-friendly attractions. Ferrari World, which boasts the world’s fastest roller coaster, the Yas Marina F1 Circuit where the Abu Dhabi Grand […]

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How to apply for a Turkish visa

Turkey is a magical country with an abundance of historical sites, natural wonders, stunning architecture and delicious food. It is constantly listed as one of the top countries in the world to visit – with good reason. I’ve been to Istanbul, Ephesus and Kusadasi but there are many more places in Turkey that I still […]

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Top 10 Things To Do In Beijing

Beijing is a fascinating city. There are many things to do in Beijing , including historical attractions and experiences. Here are my top ten things to do in Beijing 1.  The Great Wall Of China This may sound clichéd but this is the No. 1 thing to do in Beijing – even though The Great […]

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The 8 best things to do in Singapore

The best things to do in Singapore Singapore may be small, but there's much to do there. It's a beautiful, clean, and multi-cultural country next to Malaysia. With so many great places to stay, it makes a great holiday destination, too. 1. Gardens By the Bay Gardens By the Bay is a colorful, futuristic botanical garden spanning […]

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9 Things to do in Abu Dhabi

On our final morning in Abu Dhabi, we set off on a city tour with Arabian Adventures. Unfortunately for us, it was a very foggy morning, typical of winter in the Emirate. However, the fog lifted gradually during the day and by midday, most of it had cleared up. The fog may have spoilt our […]

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How to apply for a UAE Visa online 

This is a guide on how to apply for a UAE Visa online if you are flying with Emirates Click here if you would like to apply for a South African passport online. Visa applications are such a schlep. I’d be delighted if visas were abolished forever. It would make travel so much easier and […]

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