Posts Tagged with "places"

Mar Musa monastery –
an unforgettable experience

Monday, July 4, 2011

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Mar Musa monastery – <br> an unforgettable experience

Until the end of our time in Syria, we weren’t entirely sure whether or not we wanted to visit Mar Musa monastery. Reading about it sure encouraged us to consider at least a short visit for a few hours, however given the weather conditions and the seemingly tough climb up a mountain to get there […]

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5 ways to enjoy Dubai on a Budget

Sunday, June 12, 2011

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5 ways to enjoy Dubai on a Budget

I earlier wrote a post about how Dubai isn’t designed for budget travelers, however on the odd transit flight via here you might find yourself thinking: Heck why not see what the hype is all about! and staying for a day or two. And if you do choose to do so, don’t let my cynicism […]

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Jordan in Pictures

Friday, April 1, 2011

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Jordan in Pictures

Our trip to Jordan was so much more than what we’ve been able to articulate here. As pictures speak a thousand words, here are ours to tell you more.    

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Ma’a Salameh (Goodbye) Jordan.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

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Ma’a Salameh (Goodbye) Jordan.

Our 2 week trip to Jordan was for us, in many ways, the first real experience with a middle-eastern country. (In case you’re wondering how that’s so, since I’ve been living in Dubai since much before that – I’d say Dubai’s hardly truly middle-eastern in nature except in its location). Jordan had such a positive […]

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