Eid Escapes from the Middle East in under 5 hours

Eid Escapes from the Middle East in under 5 hours

Eid is a time of celebration in the Middle East and is a public holiday across the region. Many expats use Eid as a chance to get away, especially when Eid is in the summer. Private sector workers tend to get three days public holiday while governmental workers get five days so it is the perfect chance to take a break and escape the Middle East summer. Here are the perfect Eid escapes all under five hours flight from the Middle East and reachable by a direct flight. Here my favourite Middle East bloggers and me tell you the perfect Eid escapes! View Post

Holiday Destinations from Doha Qatar!

Holiday Destinations from Doha Qatar!

One of the things that excited me most about moving to Qatar was the travel opportunities it would afford us! By living in Qatar a whole new world of holiday destinations from Doha opened up to us! Long haul was now short haul and vice versa! In the three and a half years we have been living here we have been using every opportunity we could to try new holiday destinations from Doha. So here is Qatar’s Travel menu from short haul to long haul options and the most memorable travel opportunity we had! View Post

What to wear gorilla trekking and chimp trekking in Uganda and Rwanda

Ahead of our gorilla trekking trip, one of our greatest concerns was having the appropriate clothing. Those of you that have read my earlier posts, know that as we arrived in Uganda, we lost one of our pieces of luggage. Through this experience though I feel I have learnt a valuable lesson about what clothes are needed for this type of trip, especially if you have limited baggage. So here are my top tips for what to wear gorilla trekking and chimp trekking in Uganda and Rwanda  View Post

Gorilla Trekking Photography Tips- How to take AMAZING photographs on gorilla and chimp treks

For most people, trekking to see gorillas and chimps in Uganda is a once in a lifetime experience and you want to come home with a plethora of memorable shots to show your family and friends. But what is the best way of getting these snaps? This guide will share with you our top tips for which lens to use when gorilla trekking and much more to ensure you get some great snaps from this once in a  lifetime experience. View Post

What to Do in Kigali – Our 24 hours in Kigali Rwanda

What to Do in Kigali – Our 24 hours in Kigali Rwanda

Kigali Rwanda is not on many people’s bucket lists. The only reason we went was as a convenient end point to our Ugandan/Rwandan safari. However rather than just being somewhere to rest our heads for 24 hours we found out that there is lots to do with 24 hours in Kigali. Here is our guide on what to do in Kigali for 24 hours.  View Post