“Sew Craftsy” – New Adventure

It has been a while since I have posted anything. Our time in Jeddah came to an end in March 2016. Living in Jeddah was a fantastic experience that will … Continue Reading →

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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 →


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 →


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 →


“Sleysla Centre” Traditional Saudi Handicrafts in Jeddah

Recently I organised a trip on the bus from our compound to go to the” Sleysla Centre“, part of  the Al-Faisalya Women Welfare Society.  I had spoken to “Sanna” the head … Continue Reading →


BBC – Travel Interview with Lindsey Galloway – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Lindsey Galloway from BBC – Travel emailed me and asked if I would be willing to do an interview about what it is like living in Jeddah. She had read … Continue Reading →


“Seychelles” Paradise Found!

We were finally on our way to paradise. Having flown from Jeddah to Dubai, we had a wait of 2 hours before getting on the plane to Male (Seychelles). It … Continue Reading →


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Sri Lanka – Heritage & Culture

Colombo National Museum Sri Lanka has an ancient history which I was not aware of until we visited the Colombo Museum. The museum would have to be one of the … Continue Reading →


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A Sri Lankan Sojourn

We arrived at Sri Lanka Colombo airport where we were met by our driver (Anton) who warmly greeted us with a big smile. He drove us through very busy traffic to … Continue Reading →