Our second trip to Dubai! We first went in November 2007, this time was always going to be different.
Foe & Erin moved here in October and we decided it was time to go and say ‘hello’. We booked flights on a whim as they were dirt cheap and popped along. During our last [...]
I adored Hong Kong. It was my first taste of a bustling Asian city.
We stopped off in Hong Kong for a few days on the way back from our Christmas and New Year trip to Australia. In all honesty, I wasn’t looking forward to it but we agreed we may as well stop [...]
This photo was taken during our trip to California in 2008.
We were in California for the Fodens’ wedding and seeing as we are currently in Dubai visiting them it seemed appropriate to reminisce about that trip. What we didn’t realise was just how lucky we were to have a clear day during [...]
As well you know, after they got married Foe & Erin emigrated to Dubai to spend a couple of years working their socks off to earn lots of tax free Dirhams to set themselves up in life. They went in October and we’ve been threatening to go and see them ever since so with flights [...]
Karen & I had planned a weekend break in Amsterdam in March 2005 but we got to Manchester Airport only to be told all flights to Schipol were cancelled due to the snow in Amsterdam. Karen was ready to give up and go home but as we had time off work and we were at [...]
This photo was taken from an Abra on the man made canalways around the Jumeirah Beach resorts. In the background you can see the stunning Burj Al Arab hotel.
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This is what happens when you have a spare couple of weeks. I regularly follow a series of other blogs by like-minded folks who like to write about their trips (see my new links page) and I’ve been inspired by a number of them to migrate to my blog to a Hosted WordPress blog – [...]
You’ll recall that when on the flight back from Chicago last year, I blogged about my hatred of New York.
From going there, on holiday, three times now I think of the place as a hive of hurry and hatred. It’s therefore no surprise that my fondest memories were from my first trip in November [...]
Continuing to post my favourite photographs taken since I started this blog.
The Blue Lagoon (Wikipedia) a geothermal spa on the outskirts of Reykjavik, Iceland. Show on map Tweet
I’ve been in the UK for all but two new year’s eves and at 1pm I turn on Sky News and watch the new year roll in over Sydney.
We were in Australia over Christmas and New Year 2006/2007 for a group holiday taking in a few cities and the Ashes tour. To stand on [...]