Time To Plan For 2021-2022

This post displays prettier on my site, so please go there to read it: Towards the end of each year, I start to plan our travel for the following year, sometimes up to two. As you can tell, I live a pretty simple life and have a lot of time on my hands :)… Continue reading Time To Plan For 2021-2022


Maldives? Yes, please!

The Maldives is a small island nation in South Asia, situated in the Arabian Sea of the Indian Ocean. Or south-west of Sri Lanka if that's easier for you to picture. When I think of the Maldives, I picture calm, clear blue waters, white soft sand, tranquility... sort of like that time we went to… Continue reading Maldives? Yes, please!

Expat - Abu Dhabi · Middle East

Staycay At Rixos Premium (During The Pandemic)

Why Rixos Premium hotel It was the only hotel that met our three requirements: be in Abu Dhabi have a private beachthe price per night needed to be close to the amount of our hotel voucher The Rixos Premium ended up being the most expensive hotel available in Abu Dhabi for the dates I wanted,… Continue reading Staycay At Rixos Premium (During The Pandemic)

Expat - Abu Dhabi · Middle East

Onboard the Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2), Dubai

We celebrated Halloween this year with a mini staycation onboard the QE2 in Dubai. We booked their Halloween promo which included the “haunted tour below the decks”, a night’s stay, breakfast, and Halloween brunch, for two. 🎃The QE2 was once a Cunard cruise ship and liner before retiring in 2008. It operated between 1969 and… Continue reading Onboard the Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2), Dubai

Europe · Life

Lonely Planet’s 2015 Ultimate Travelist book

On my recent trip to London, I stumbled across Lonely Planet's sand sculpture displays, organized to promote their latest book; Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travel. Below are some photos from the sand sculpture displays - honestly, there are some talented people out there.  The detailing is just amazing. Lonely Planet ranks 500 places to see on… Continue reading Lonely Planet’s 2015 Ultimate Travelist book