Asia · Attractions & Activities

REVIEW: Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Burj Khalifa, Dubai 5/10 Of course whilst we were in Dubai we had to visit the tallest building in the world. There are various levels you can visit but we pre booked tickets for 'At The Top' level 124, it cost AED 130 or £25 each. We booked the tickets for the first day we… Continue reading REVIEW: Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Accommodation · Asia

REVIEW: Four Points by Sheraton, Dubai

Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai - 7/10 Dubai was our first stop on our travels, we decided to choose a nice hotel to relax in as we were going to be backpacking for the next 2 months. After looking and looking online we finally chose Four Points by Sheraton. We had a budget in… Continue reading REVIEW: Four Points by Sheraton, Dubai

Asia · Attractions & Activities

Desert safari, Dubai

We booked the desert safari through the concierge at our hotel who ensure it was one of the best trips. We were picked up at the hotel at 3pm by a very swagger looking guy dressed in the White Dubai national outfit and his Louisvuitton shades on! We drove away from the hustle and bustle… Continue reading Desert safari, Dubai


Old Dubai 

After visiting 'New Dubai', the tall buildings and posh restaurants the day before we took the opposite directions to visit the 'Old Dubai' in Deira and Dubai Creek. After a day at the pool we set off from our hotel early evening walking to Al Hamriya. Again typical Dubai vage and pretty much non existent… Continue reading Old Dubai 


200 days and now we’re off! 

I'd been stuffing bits and bobs into my suitcase for the past month with no particular organisation. The evening before setting off I had the nightmare job of unpacking everything and repacking in some order. It seemed like I've packed nearly everything but the kitchen sink packed into my backpack which is going to be… Continue reading 200 days and now we’re off!