A Tour of Luxury Villas in Thailand

When most travelers think of Thailand they think cheap, budget, a place they can stay a long time for a little bit of money. Yes this is true, you can stay very cheaply in Thailand and yes it is the mecca for backpackers and bloggers. That’s why so many live here or stay here. They […]

My Perfect Trip to London

If I were to draw up my perfect trip to London it would have been the one I just took. It was a mix of everything I love to do in one of my favorite places in the world. As many of you know I studied abroad in London in 1998 and that was the […]

How I Spent 3 Days in Liverpool

What do you think of when you think of Liverpool? I think of three things: The Beatles, Liverpool Football Club, and to a much lesser extent Gerry & The Pacemakers. I first visited Liverpool in 2001. As a massive Beatles fan, I did all the usual tourist stuff around them. I also remembered it being […]

24 Hours in Manchester, England

Manchester is the second largest city in England and has really blossomed in the last decade or so. Most people know of Manchester because of Manchester United Football Club or Manchester City Football Club and that’s about it. I’ll be honest, this was my 3rd trip to Manchester and I’m still discovering all that Manchester […]

A Perfect Winter Weekend in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec

Last June, I went to Mont-Tremblant for the very first time. I wrote 5 awesome things to do in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada. I had such a great time; I wanted to check it out in the winter as well to see all the differences. So my first trip of 2017 was a perfect winter weekend […]

Two Things You Must Do In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is wealthy; it’s really wealthy. They have oil reserves for generations to come. The capital and largest of the United Arab Emirates is diversifying with incredible tourist facilities and attractions. Abu Dhabi is often assumed to be like Dubai but in fact it’s quite different in the way it’s going after tourism dollars. […]

The North of Qatar

Qatar is a funny place. In fact, it’s a funny word that nobody truly knows how to pronounce! It may be funny, but it is one of the richest countries in the world. Oil and gas trillions have made a major global player out of the small Gulf state. In fact, the country of Qatar, […]

A Day in Bahrain

Bahrain is a small Gulf nation that most people know nothing about. Its only two real claims to fame are that Michael Jackson once lived there and there’s a Formula 1 Grand Prix held there each April. Otherwise, it’s the little brother to every other new Gulf nation more or less. Don’t get me wrong, […]

5 Awesome Things to do in Muscat, Oman

The Sultanate of Oman is a fantastic country to visit. My third trip to Oman has been absolutely wonderful. Aside from doing a 4×4 safari to Jebel Harim in the Musandam Peninsula, I revisited Muscat. It’s a city I wasn’t very fond of the first time I was there. I basically did a complete 180; […]

4×4 Safari to Jebel Harim in the Musandam Peninsula of Oman

Today I visited the Musandam Peninsula in Oman for the third time. I’m onboard the the Azamara Journey, which became the first cruise ship to dock in Khasab, the capital of the Musandam Peninsula. The prior two times I had driven up from Dubai when I was visiting all of the Emirates. This was the […]

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