Middle East

Posts from our visits to the Middle East. Highlights include Egypt, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.

Cats of South Sinai, Egypt

It’s estimated that cats were first domesticated in Egypt some 10,000 years ago in or around the area known as the Nile Valley. Praised…

ANZAC Day in Gallipoli, Turkey

As 5:30am approaches, darkness descends upon the Cove. The upbeat atmosphere during the night is now somewhat sombre and the eerie silence is broken…

Dubai Dos and Don’ts

There has been A LOT of media coverage concerning expat adventures gone wrong in Dubai and the UAE. Everyone remembers the incident with the…

Dubai, UAE: What To See & Do

Less than 10 years ago the land on which this chic city sits was mere sand. Today it boasts some of the world’s best…