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Frutarija

Guest Post: Frutarija Vis, Croatia

This guest post is brought to you by 45 Degrees Sailing, a sailing business based in Split, Croatia and run by two New Zealanders, Nick and Mahina Hathaway. Visit their website at http://www.45degreessailing.com for more information, video logs or to book a trip! Picture this: The boat docked a few hours ago and after a […]

Tbilisi

20 Things To Know Before Visiting Tbilisi, Georgia

Georgia is booming, becoming more popular as a tourist destination, and is a great weekend getaway from Dubai on FlyDubai. However, what do you really know about this small country, bridging Asia and Europe? This guide provides you 20 things to know before visiting Tbilisi, Georgia! 1. While it might not look like it at first glance, […]

Adriactic

Guest Post: A Day out on the Adriatic… in Winter?!

This guest post is brought to you by 45 Degrees Sailing, a sailing business based in Split, Croatia and run by two New Zealanders, Nick and Mahina Hathaway. Visit their website at http://www.45degreessailing.com for more information, video logs or to book a trip! Friday the 16th of February marked our very first day sail here […]

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Guest Post: Za Pod Zub, Stari Grad, Croatia

This guest post is brought to you by 45 Degrees Sailing, a sailing business based in Split, Croatia and run by two New Zealanders, Nick and Mahina Hathaway. Visit their website at http://www.45degreessailing.com for more information, video logs or to book a trip! Stari Grad is a beautiful village, full of history, natural beauty and […]

Trafalgar

Learning to Sail with Trafalgar Sailing, Gibraltar

I’d been thinking about learning to sail for awhile now. My husband, Matt, is super keen on sailing and has much more experience than me. I wanted an opportunity to learn on my own, being able to ask whatever I wanted. After a failed attempt at Dubai Offshore Sailing Club, I decided to do some […]

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Climb the Rock of Gibraltar

Okay, so the title of this post is a bit misleading. I didn’t actually climb the Rock of Gibraltar. Instead, I took the cable car up, and walked down. But ‘Cable Car the Rock of Gibraltar’ doesn’t have the same ring to it, does it? I was in Gibraltar in late May for a quick […]

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Guest Post: The Infamous Bura Wind

This guest post is brought to you by 45 Degrees Sailing, a sailing business based in Split, Croatia and run by two New Zealanders, Nick and Mahina Hathaway. Visit their website at http://www.45degreessailing.com for more information, video logs or to book a trip! Back home in New Zealand, we call wind by the direction that […]

SpaceCats

The Sordid History of Space Cats

Last year, I visited the Cosmonautics Museum in Moscow, and later on, the Peter and Paul Fortress in St Petersburg. While the former ignored space cats completely, my trip to St Petersburg was much more fruitful. A whole panel on the wall was dedicated to the wayward kitties sacrificed in the space programme. Before this […]

Baku

Exploring Baku’s Old Town

Looking for an East meets West experience? Look no further than Baku, the capital city of the ancient state of the Shirvanshahs. We recently spent three days exploring the Azeri city. I was surprised to find just how European it was – although the Middle Eastern/Continental Asian influence is obvious. My favorite destination in the […]

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Where to Dine in Tbilisi, Georgia

We only spent a few days in Tbilisi, but we always like to explore the local food options! This guide on where to dine in Tbilisi, Georgia, lists our favorite restaurants, and should help you make the best of a short stay in Tbilisi. Firstly, what exactly is Georgian cuisine? Given its location, Georgian cuisine […]

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