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Unholies in UAE – A day or two in Dubai

In United Arab Emirates by Jaclynn Seah4 Comments

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 think I would have time to do much exploring. Dubai is an odd place – Singapore is often noted for its amazing speed of progress, but Dubai has an even more accelerated pace, thanks in part of having oil money. You can see the contrast …

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The Great Lomography Experiment

In Germany, Review, Sponsored, United Arab Emirates by Jaclynn Seah0 Comments

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 worth taking, I would whip out the lomo and take a picture with that instead. I generally tried to pick brighter conditions so I didn’t use the flash at all. The funny thing about analogue photography is that whatever you took is hidden in the …

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Unholies in UAE and Munich Meandering – Post Trip Recap

In Germany, United Arab Emirates by Jaclynn Seah0 Comments

I cannot believe that this trip is done. I feel like I’ve been planning these two trips for the longest time, so it’s pretty amazing that they have come and gone so quickly. I’ve got so much to talk about I think these posts may last me till February or March! So as a bit of a teaser, here’s a quick recap and a collection of 12 pictures in total for these two trips which I think best summarize the trips without any captions for now. 12 because it’s 2012 and the world was supposed to end this year but …

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Weekend Wanderlusting: Abu Dhabi/Dubai/Munich

In Germany, United Arab Emirates by Jaclynn Seah2 Comments

Well I seem to be jetting about this year eh? I have one last trip lined up for the end of the year, and it’s going to be EPIC. First and foremost… I’M HEADED OFF TO… a Middle Eastern adventure in Abu Dhabi & Dubai, and then up to Munich in Germany!   I’M TRAVELLING WITH… It’s the Unholies redux! Recall our 2007 trip adventure to Taiwan upon graduation (I know the journals are not done yet ARGH) It’s 5 years later in 2012 and we’re off to Abu Dhabi to visit K who’s now an expat there, and a …