3 months down… 9 to go – #take12trips

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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The Grandest mosque in the UAE

Before visiting the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi I had scrolled through hundreds of photos (hundreds!) and I was afraid that the over-exposure would result in a bit of an anti-climax on arriving there. Luckily this was not the case. We had passed the grand minarets numerous times. Driving down Sheikh Zayed road…

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Abu Dhabi #top3tips

A lot of my ideas and projects are usually initiated or expanded on with the help of my dad. And this post just happens to be one of those I’ve decided to nick from him (he’s my dad, he won’t mind). Recently when putting together a spreadsheet to help guide us on the religious…

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#ThrowbackThursday

I’m off on my first International trip for 2016 this Saturday, back to a part of the world which for many years I called home. I moved back to England in the summer of 1999 after having lived my whole life (up to that point obviously) in Saudi Arabia. My…

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