When I first started thinking about this month’s Travel Linkup, I was stumped. I couldn’t think of any weird and wonderful place we had stayed. I realised that Mo and I go for the same style of place everywhere we go, nothing too expensive but clean. We like it…

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I expected a large, beastly metal monster. Expected it to tower over its surroundings casting a shadow on all that lay below it. Truth be told, I had never taken a good look at the Burj Khalifa. I couldn’t have picked it out of a lineup, I didn’t watch the Mission Impossible…

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You can imagine when this Sheraton opened in Abu Dhabi as one of the first few hotels in the late 70’s it would have fit right in. But now? it’s a world away from the surrounding modern, glass, obnoxiously tall skyscrapers that dominate the centre. Some Tripadvisor reviews have described its…

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There are a number of blog posts online that say the best way to motivate yourself into travelling more, is to attempt #take12trips challenge. It’s pretty simple, you just organise a trip away (nationally or internationally) or do something new every month for a year. When I first read a blog post on it, I knew…

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