My top 3 hidden gems

  Most bloggers get approached a lot by companies wanting to host content on their site. To sponsor posts, to include links, do shout outs… I try my best to reply to them all politely and decline but sometimes there are just too many to deal with and get deleted.…

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October Travel Linkup: Top 5 hotel stays

  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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Abu Dhabi Things To Do

  Back in March I returned to the UAE for the first time in years and although I didn’t fall massively in love with the place, I did have an amazing time out there. We flew into Dubai but the majority of our trip was spent in Abu Dhabi, so…

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The many faces of the Burj Khalifa

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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Our family friendly stay at the Sheraton, Corniche Road

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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