Category: Asia

13 Best things to do in Istanbul for a first-time visitor

13 Things to do in Istanbul "If one had but a single glance to give the world, one should gaze on Istanbul." Alphonse de Lamartine Istanbul, is a fascinating city that straddles two continents and boasts a history that spans millennia. With a unique blend of Eastern and Western influences, this Turkish gem is a melting pot […]

The Ideal 5-Day Itinerary when traveling to Lucknow

5-Day Itinerary when traveling to Lucknow Known as the City of Nawabs, Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, India’s fourth largest state, and a popular tourist destination which has much to offer in terms of heritage, culture and food. Lucknow was ruled by several different dynasties till it finally came under the rule of […]

11 best things to do Qatar

The best things to do in Qatar Qatar is a small, but fascinating, country located in the Middle East, close to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Often overshadowed by its neighbours, it is a hidden gem that has a lot to offer visitors. Qatar is one of the richest countries in the world […]

9 Best things to do in Abu Dhabi

Looking for things to do in Abu Dhabi ? Read on... About Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi is the capital and largest city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It is also the country's center of government and a major cultural and commercial hub. One of the largest cities in the UAE, Abu Dhabi is actually […]

11 Best things to do in Dubai with kids

The best things to do in Dubai on your first visit Dubai is one of the most visited cities on earth, characterised by its man-made islands, huge skyscrapers and shopping malls. According to the latest Mastercard rankings, more tourists now go to Dubai than New York, Tokyo or Barcelona. A city that never sleeps, it […]

Top 5 beautiful places to visit in Kashmir

Top 5 places to visit in Kashmir Kashmir is one of those places which will make you feel as if you are wandering in a fantasy universe. You will find snowy glaciers, clean lakes, broad grassland, stunning orchards, and amazing hiking trails in this northernmost region of the Indian subcontinent. The breathtakingly beautiful spots to […]

5 Best Dubai City Tours for Excursions and Activities

5 Best Dubai City Tours for Excursions and Activities The bustling city of Dubai is among the most coveted and visited tourist destinations in the world. Known for its luxurious hotels, high-end shopping malls, exotic nightlife, and theme parks, the city boasts ultra-modern grandeur with a touch of a bygone era. Dubai is a perfect […]

Riding the world’s fastest roller coaster at Ferrari World

The world’s fastest roller coaster at Ferrari World A few years ago, an acquaintance and I were talking about our travels. She had been telling me about her visit to Ferrari World. I mentioned that I hadn’t been there. Knowing that I had travelled a fair amount, she exclaimed, rather shocked, “You haven’t been to […]

7 Unique Things to do in Penang , Malaysia

Things to do in Penang , Malaysia Penang is one of Malaysia’s most visited tourist destinations and my favourite city in Malaysia too. Also known as "The Pearl of Orient" and "The Silicon Valley of the East" for its massive electrical and electronics industry, it has a lot to offer visitors – history, culture, exotic […]

A magical evening on an Abu Dhabi desert safari

Abu Dhabi desert safari review When in the United Arab Emirates, a desert safari is something that must be experienced. We did it when we visited Dubai for the first time in 2006 and it was a blast. On this trip, we wanted our children to experience it too. As we were based mainly in […]

Top 10 Attractions in India’s Golden Triangle that you have to see

Top 10 Things to do in India’s Golden Triangle India is a huge country with many diverse attractions and planning your first trip there can be a daunting task. The Golden Triangle of India is a good place to start, since it is home to some of the country's most iconic sights. Consisting of Delhi, […]

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 […]

Sightseeing while fine dining - JA Bateaux Dubai Dinner Cruise Review

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 […]

On top of the world at the Burj Khalifa

A visit to At The Top 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 […]

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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