01st Oct 2014

Muscat Adventure Starts

Deciding where to stay in Muscat, especially if you’re going to be exploring the city is a challenge. Previously, we had stayed overnight in Western area to springboard on our...

22nd Sep 2013

Friday in Jerusalem

There were only a dozen people left in the waiting area – either to get a visa or go for the final “special” interview. My husband walked to the other...

17th Sep 2013
Barren sandy mountains, Jordan

Jordan to Jerusalem via King Hussein Bridge

I wasn’t sure how our entry for Jerusalem through border controls would turn out. As it was our first time – I was prepared to expect the worse – refused...

31st Aug 2013
rental car

How to Survive Driving a Rental Car in Lebanon

Most travellers I’ve talked to say that I’m crazy to be driving in Lebanon. There is no lane discipline, honking is like adding your tune to an orchestra, and the...

30th Aug 2013
jersey

Jersey; The Last Day

We thought that as we had a car, we’d do a full counter-clockwise circle around the coast. We went to the eastern cost and walked on La Rocque. There was...

28th Aug 2013
pink flamingos

Jersey, UK – Durrell Wildlife Park and Bucket Loads of Rain

As the rain had stopped, we decided to head to Durrell Wildlife Park. It stood out from the other zoos as it had  a large Bats section and my favourite –...

25th Aug 2013
lavender truck

Jersey, UK – Sunrise, Breakfast and The Lavender Gardens…

Sunrise; Breakfast was enjoyed overlooking the gorgeous waters and yachts via glass windows every morning. It was one of my favourite times of the day, however waking up early morning...

22nd Aug 2013

Jersey, UK – The Carnivorous Orchids

I love nature, I love greenery, I love colours! All these add to the beauty of our surroundings. “The earth laughs in flowers.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson As mentioned in the...

22nd Aug 2013

Jersey, UK – La Corbière, Orchids & the Evening Stroll

If you’ve ever read a mystery novel where a group of kids go out on an adventure that includes a lighthouse, then La Corbière is a must see. It’s surrounded...

18th Aug 2013

Flying into Jersey

Jersey seemed like an interesting place to visit. Most tourist places are closed in winter (Mid-Oct to Mid-May) and peak season is July – August. I decided that if I...

16th Aug 2013

Backpacking Food Tip: How to Find and Eat Local

Initially when I started touring and going places, I used to stick to what was familiar. However, it also meant missing out on experiences – good or bad which I...

16th Aug 2013
Eating where prices are lower

Backpacking Food Tip: Eating Where Prices are Lower

I was opposite the Blue Mosque in Istanbul wondering where to go to eat as it was approaching 11 pm. All the places nearby seemed to have similar menu –...

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