As you will have seen from our recent news reports, MH and I recently had the pleasure of travelling around Oman and parts of the United Arab Emirates. What follows is our experience flying with Etihad Airways to and from Abu Dhabi. Put simply, it was fantastic. They used an Airbus A380 on the route, […]
MH and I ended our tour of the UAE and Northern Oman with a couple of nights in Abu Dhabi We stayed at the Yas Viceroy hotel, pictured above. An incredible futuristic design, plus a great location literally aside the formula One Grand Prix circuit. You can cycle or run around the track, or even […]
Ras Al Khamah is the small neighbour of Dubai, just 50 minutes drive east of the airport. Ras Al Khamah is much less developed than Dubai, although looking at the skyline many new hotels are due to open in the next 12 months. At the moment it is essentially a beach and hotel experience, with […]
Zighy Bay is just under 3 hours drive from downtown Dubai to this northern tip of Oman, but you could not find more of a contrast. For the first 90 minutes you drive on a motorway fringed by red sand dunes, and then suddenly you are surrounded by high craggy mountains. Built up towns are […]
My first time in Dubai for 7 years. Last time I was here the palm island was still being developed. Now it is a integral part of the Dubai hotel scene, with so many hotels and probably at least twelve still under construction. I was also told the building boom had slowed. If you judge […]
Rosalie Bay Resort in Dominica are pleased to announce that 2016 has been a record-breaking turtle season triumph!
Rosalie Bay Resort largely attribute this year’s turtle season success to various volunteers and dedicated turtle experts.
The Foreign office has recently issued a warning with regards to publicly critising companies or individuals on social media, which could be punishable under UAE laws.
A series of what seems to be bomb explosions occurred yesterday in several Thai beach reports.
Following on from our recent report on the deportation of a tourist from Yangon for his leg tattoo of Buddha, Myanmar’s Ministry of Hotels and Tourism have issued tourist behaviour guide lines. This is to remind all tour guides and tourists to be on their best behavior whilst visiting religious sites.
Sri Lanka Airport runway closing for daylight flights from January to early April 2017. I fully accept the need to upgrade airport facilities, but to do this over the peak winter travel months seems a little strange…
After last weeks failed coup, Turkey declares state of emergency for three months. This is a very fluid situation that can change day to day or week by week. The State of Emergency is intended to last for three months (from end July).
DK, MH (and Roy & Rosie) went to the 02 to watch Marc Anthony perform at his first ever UK show.