The backdrop to Ras al Khaimah is truly an oasis in the Arabian desert. Over 60km of mesmerizing coastline, crisp sandy beaches to tropical green mangroves, creeks and shifting sand hills. The amber desert is simply magical and home to the stories of the Bedouins, whose footsteps have crossed the sands for thousands of years. One of the most enchanting ways to trace these stories is at the Bedouin inspired camps. While… Read More
“Delhi is a city that pulses at street level. It’s also more opulent and regal than a first-time traveller might expect and a layered and fulfilling cultural experience.” Thanks to Travel Talk Magazine for publishing this guide. Click on ROYALTY, RELIGION AND RELICS: A CULTURAL TRIP THROUGH DELHI for the full article.
“Hey American, where are you from?” Even with a backpack full of clanging copper bowls and carpets, the shopkeepers in the Grand Bazaar will still peddle their wares as if buying six Persian rugs and a hookah is an everyday purchase. They’re not shy about letting you know they want your money and will do their best to get it by bellowing out well-worn phrases and telling you that their cousin lives in America… Read More
“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” I thought I was quite a good traveller; prepared, organised, packed light and knew not to carry oversized hand cream, but when I flew overseas last year on a passport that was short 5 days of its 6-month validity, well, it was time to rethink. It’s very easy to overlook… Read More
“Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.” – Maya Angelou When I was in high school, there was one Chinese girl in my class. I remember her well; in my hometown she was different. Today when I caught the train to pick up my own… Read More