Visiting a Ghost Village in the UAE

Visiting a Ghost Village in the UAE

When I heard that there was a ghost village in the UAE, I was at first skeptical and then disinterested. Firstly, because my belief in supernatural elements is scant at best, secondly because what would be the point of seeing an abandoned village? But then…

Visiting Shuweihat Island in Abu Dhabi

Visiting Shuweihat Island in Abu Dhabi

It was through my random scrolling on the internet which led me to finding out about Shuweihat Island in Abu Dhabi. There are so many places that fall under the radar in this region with little to no information posted about them but yet they…

Fujairah: The best beach getaway in the UAE

Fujairah: The best beach getaway in the UAE

When I first moved to the UAE in 2017, people who were living here for a while kept saying that I MUST go to Fujairah. At the time, I didn’t think much of it but now that I finally got the chance to go, I…

Visiting Oman’s sulphur springs (Al Ain Sahban)

Visiting Oman’s sulphur springs (Al Ain Sahban)

In an attempt to be spontaneous, Polar and I impulsively decided one evening that “this weekend we would go over the border to Oman”. I was both impressed and confounded by our ability to be spur-of-the-moment (this is a couple who plans their holidays 6…

Valparaiso, Chile: Is it worth a few nights?

Valparaiso, Chile: Is it worth a few nights?

My time in Chile was supposed to be simply a layover but it turned into a visual art feast for the eyes. I couldn’t find a reasonably priced flight to take me from Buenos Aires to Lima, Peru without stopping in Chile first. If you’ve…

Buenos Aires: Why this city took me by surprise

Buenos Aires: Why this city took me by surprise

The accommodation and excursions in this post have NOT been sponsored. For some reason (I can’t name why), everyone has heard of this city but no can actually name what its famous for. And truthfully I can see why; there are no huge attractions in…

Visiting Saltos Del Monday: A day trip into Paraguay

Visiting Saltos Del Monday: A day trip into Paraguay

The transportation and activities mentioned in this post were NOT sponsored. When I started planning out my trip I knew that I wanted to go Iguazu Falls. And looking at the map made me realise how painfully close Paraguay also lay in relation to Brazil…

A panda visits Iguazu Falls (The Argentinian side)

A panda visits Iguazu Falls (The Argentinian side)

The flights, accommodation and activities mentioned in this Iguazu Falls post were NOT sponsored. Visiting the Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls is one of those experiences that are guaranteed to give you a ‘WOW’ moment. I don’t mean its the “WOW’ moment when you finally…

A panda visits Iguazu Falls (The Brazilian side)

A panda visits Iguazu Falls (The Brazilian side)

The flights, accommodation and activities mentioned in this Iguazu Falls post were NOT sponsored. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that if you love nature and are able to, Iguazu Falls is one of those must-see sites before you die. Don’t let your…

Rio de Janeiro: Panda’s gateway into Latin America

Rio de Janeiro: Panda’s gateway into Latin America

The flights, accommodation and activities mentioned in this post were NOT sponsored. When people say, “I’m not a city person’ or “I don’t really like cities”, I’m convinced it’s mainly because they haven’t been to the right ones. Some of my favourite places in the…