With Christmas just around the corner (and my birthday too!), I wanted to share the love with you all and be Santa Claus for a day and send a cool present to a lucky reader. Will that be you? If like me, you're crazy about travel (and if you read this blog I guess you Continue reading...

Whenever you ask someone what do to in Qatar, you will most likely hear that visiting the Museum of Islamic Art Doha (MIA) is a must. As tempted as some people may be to skip it, I'd say it's a huge mistake! After travelling to many Arab and Muslim countries, I did have some idea of art Continue reading...

Everyone has heard about Wadi Rum, one of the main attractions in Jordan. Great. Few people have heard of the wadis in Oman. I think that is great, too. Well, at least my selfish side thinks like that - I always like to feel I have the places for myself! Who doesn't, right? So, on Continue reading...

Shortly after my taxi stopped outside The Torch Doha, I knew I was going to be in good hands. That thought first came to me when the friendly doorman braved the summer heat to help me with my luggage, and continued when the receptionist confirmed my early check-in, as I arrived around 9am. Working in Continue reading...

When we are planning a trip, one of the best ways to get information and tips about any given place, is to talk to people who've been there or who live in that place. Right? With that in mind, I asked my friend Cristina da Rosa, who writes the blog Sol de Barcelona, to give Continue reading...

Many of us, on our travels, enjoy a good walk, be it trekking, bushwalking or even going for long walks, exploring a new city. This is, with no doubt, one of my favourite pastimes. My last good walk was a short trek in the Great Caucasus, which I mentioned on this post. Last year, in Continue reading...