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I saw this video today and it made me think about what I am doing and why I am doing it. Thank you Alex Chacon for the reminder. I would love to one day sit down with a cold drink and talk all about your trip and then compare it with my own (yet to …Continue Reading…

As a travel enthusiast. I love reading other blogs of people who are out there, doing what I love doing, but doing it more often. They are interesting people with some amazing stories and experiences of lands I have been to and those that are on my to do list. I know a couple of them …Continue Reading…

Al Marsa – Musandam 2 night Dhow Dive Trip. This is a dive trip we have done once a year for the last 3 years and most of the people on the dhow we see once a year! We go through Al Marsa Musandam It’s a great little trip, and ideally requires an early escape from …Continue Reading…

Whistle-stop Tour of Montreal. Having family all over the world is a great situation to be in. This last trip to Canada and my cousin living in Montreal, meant a whistle-stop trip up to the French part of Canada was a must. The downside to having family all over the world is that it’s very …Continue Reading…

What to do in the Greater Toronto Area. First things first, this is obviously not a comprehensive list!! 🙂 In fact it’s just a couple things we managed to fit in. The Greater Toronto Area or GTA as it’s affectionately known covers what is really quite a vast area. When you ask a Canadian where …Continue Reading…

Returning to the ‘meeting place’ (Toronto) after 14 years. As part of my degree, many moons ago, I spent 1 year in industry and was fortunate enough to have that year, based just outside Toronto in Mississauga by the airport. What I loved about Toronto, which takes it’s name from the Iroquoian language and translates …Continue Reading…

Sleeping under the stars on Jebel Shams the Grand Canyon of Oman Saturday morning; Lenny, Matt and I, after a breakfast at the Jebel Shams resort, went about packing the bags for our next couple of days up Jebel Shames, alongside the Grand Canyon of Oman! This experience in itself showed us that in spite …Continue Reading…

Jebel Shams – The Grand Canyon of Oman, hiking, camping, debilitating cramp, 25 litres of water, flash flood and a sand storm!! It’s that time of year, and Lenny is officially a WANKER (Wife Away No Kids Eating Rubbish) again. Which can mean only one thing. Boys Trip. This year, Jebel Shams in Oman was the …Continue Reading…

We love you Ho Chi Minh City and will be back for a more leisurely time in Vietnam. What an awesome country. Our trip had taken it’s toll – Thera was not feeling at all well by this stage, the cold she had caught a couple days earlier was in full flow and after making …Continue Reading…

The Lonely Planet Middle East Showcases Photo Talent at the Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara Here in the UAE there are a plethora of 5 star hotels. And being honest, having been here for 16 years on and off. A five star hotel here is a totally different kettle of fish to one …Continue Reading…