Category: Asia

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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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

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 […]

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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 is a city-state in Southeast Asia next to Malaysia. Founded as a British trading colony in 1819, since independence it has become one of the world's most prosperous countries and boasts the world's busiest port. With strong international connections, Singapore is an important regional centre for finance […]

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How to apply for a UAE Visa online 

UAE Visa online application process 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 […]

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10 Best Things to do in Al Ain

Things to do in Al Ain The Garden City of Al Ain may not be as popular with international tourists as the glamorous, glitzy cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, but it is definitely worth a visit. Al Ain is the fourth largest city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and one of its oldest […]

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6 Unique Family-Friendly Bangkok Attractions

Family-Friendly Bangkok Attractions to visit “Bangkok, though, is a rejuvenating tonic; the people seem to have found the magic elixir. Life, a visitor feels, has not been wasted on the Thais.” Bernard Kalb ⁣⁣ Bangkok, also known as the City of Angels, is the bustling, vibrant capital of Thailand. It is known for its golden […]

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Atlantis The Palm - Aquaventure & Bread Street Kitchen

Atlantis The Palm - Aquaventure & Bread Street Kitchen We were on the upper level of Neptune Tower, a Mayan-temple styled tower housing a multitude of thrilling rides. Hearts thumping, we sat in double tubes and plunged down the long, winding water slide. Before we knew it, we were surrounded by sharks, stingrays and other […]

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Lunch at the Shangri La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri

Lunch at the Shangri La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri One of the best breakfasts I've ever had on my travels was at the Shangri La Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. That is why, when the opportunity arose to have lunch at the Shangri La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri in Abu Dhabi during my visit to […]

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The Royal Rose Hotel – French Splendour in Abu Dhabi

Royal Rose Hotel Review I love staying in hotels but there are times when one gets bored of the same vanilla styling. That’s where the five-star Royal Rose Hotel comes in. Boasting 19 floors and 355 rooms, this opulent hotel is designed in European Baroque style. The meticulously sculpted regal outer façade is coupled with […]

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How to see Dubai in one day

How to see Dubai in one day There was a time when Dubai was viewed as a mere springboard to other destinations, but not anymore. The city has blossomed like an oasis in the desert in the last few decades. High-rise buildings compete with each other in height, shape and beauty. New attractions are created […]

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V Hotel Dubai Al Habtoor City - an ultra-cool hotel in Dubai

V Hotel Dubai Al Habtoor City Review Although we only stayed at the V Hotel Dubai Al Habtoor City for one night, it certainly made a lasting impression on us. From the moment we first entered the hotel, we could feel the pulsating energy there. The first words that came to mind were fun, energetic and […]

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