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Road Trip – Wine Tasting from Portugal – Seville

Russ was away on a road trip with a friend and sent me an sms. “You should get on a plane and come here, you are going to luv this … Continue Reading →


“Spain” – The Annual Feria in Seville

Had a great time catching up with and staying with my friend Chris and her hubby in Deavon in the Uk. The weather was cool and all the trees and … Continue Reading →


Jordan “Absolute Must See”

A very good friend of mine had lived in Aqaba as an expat, she had raved about Jordan to me many times. Having lived in the middle East for nearly … Continue Reading →

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Road Trip to Madain Saleh, Tabuk and Al Wajh

Having wanted to go to Madain Saleh for a long time, we thought lets do a road trip and explore more of Saudi Arabia. Russ got busy and got maps out … Continue Reading →

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Afghan Souq – near Al Balad

Recently we went on a tour to the Afghan Souq with Bander from “Nomad Tours“.  Having been on tours with Bander before I was looking forward to it.  However it … Continue Reading →


Meet the Man behind “3N” in Jeddah

What is 3N I hear you say? Well until yesterday I possibly would never have known. It was one of the most amazing and exciting experiences I have had. Not … Continue Reading →


Morocco The Melting Pot of Culture

After finally arriving at Marrakech airport we proceeded to get our bags.  It was very quiet in the airport, there weren’t many tourist at all. We got outside and walked up … Continue Reading →

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Transylvania the home of “Dracula” – Romania

Just about everyone knows of, has read or watched the horror story of “Dracula” written by  the Irish novelist Bram Stoker. Some even ask the question was he REAL or … Continue Reading →

The Pearl of the Mediterranean “Antalya”

Some friends of ours suggested we go to Antalya while we are in Turkey. We took their advice. We got Laila from Buruj Travel who we have used before to … Continue Reading →


A Turkish Delight – “Istanbul”

Many of the expats here in Jeddah had told us that Istanbul was a beautiful place to go for a holiday. They were right! We were told about a little … Continue Reading →