That time I was mistaken for a prostitute in a high-end hotel in Dubai. Yup. Really.
After our wonderful stay at Qasr Al Sarab at the edge of the Liwa Desert, we headed straight on to Dubai. I’d been to Dubai back in the summer of 2007, so I was curious to see how much it had changed in the last 5 years, though with just 1 night there I didn’t
So far you’ve seen me climb dunes in Abu Dhabi, visit a falcon hospital, paddle some mangroves and hang out at a chi-chi beach club in my Abu Dhabi trip journals. But Abu Dhabi isn’t just nature and excesses, it is home to the 3rd largest mosque in the world, the Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque.
A lot of times I get inspired to wanderlust by great pictures and quotes that I find on the Internet. I came across this really great quote and thought it really resonated with one of my recent pictures from my Abu Dhabi trip, so after fiddling around on Photoshop and Indesign for a bit, here’s
Hope you’ve been enjoying the Unholies in UAE posts so far! KL took the girls out to Saadiyat Island for a little girly-time and R&R. When people hear ‘Abu Dhabi’, they tend to think of it as nothing more than a desert region and forget that beyond endless sand dunes, it’s actually home to other
You’ve seen the endless sands of Abu Dhabi, and that’s to be expected from the UAE, a city borne of the desert, but here are some more unexpected things that I did in Abu Dhabi, activities you wouldn’t quite expect in a place like this – Mangrove kayaking and visiting a Falcon hospital. MANGROVE
So the Lomography Singapore store lent me a La Sardina camera and set me up with a roll of Sunset Strip 35mm Slides film for my epic UAE and Munich trip. I carried it around with my normal digital camera and my iphone, and as and when I thought there was something particularly picturesque and
I was super stoked about staying in the middle of the desert (check out my Qasr review here!) and couldn’t wait to do check out all that sand. While we didn’t actually get down to actual dune bashing (taking a 4-wheel drive and driving through the sand and dunes), we had sand dunes right at
For the first part of our epic Unholies in UAE trip, we were whisked away to a luxurious villa called Qasr Al Sarab, one of the most luxurious and unique villas that I’ve ever stayed at. It was a fabulous way to kick off our trip and if you can afford it, definitely somewhere I’d