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  • Travel

    58 hours in Florida

    Florida wasn’t quite what I expected. Actually, that isn’t fair. I didn’t see that much of Florida. I saw Fort Lauderdale and the Space Coast. My previous experience of the United…

  • See and Du-Bai

    Al Bastakiya Historical District

    At first glance, Dubai is a city of skyscrapers. I remember my first visit. After a day of wandering through malls and gawking at the tall buildings from the metro, all…

  • Featured See and Du-Bai

    The Green Planet

    Back in New Zealand, the temperature in summer didn’t often exceed 25 degrees celsius. Moving to Dubai has been a shock to the system. Some days, you just need an escape…

  • Featured Travel

    48 hours in Ajman

    Since moving to Dubai, I’ve been introduced to the idea of a staycation.  In New Zealand, you would never really think of staying anywhere near your city for a day or…

  • Featured Travel

    24 hours in Beijing

    Beijing is busy.  I know, that seems like an overwhelmingly obvious statement to make. It is a city of 22 million people, nearly five times the population of New Zealand. I’ve…