Philippines | China Town in Manila

Philippines | China Town in Manila

Social Media !! Love it or hate it, but it connects people across the globe.  A few weeks ago, just before leaving to fly to the Philippines I sent out a few tweets, the usual kind ‘off to the Philippines, any recommendations on things to do and / or see’...
Bahrain | A trip to Bahrain

Bahrain | A trip to Bahrain

Not so long ago, I took a short weekend trip to Bahrain and had two evenings to sample some of the nightlife.  Prior to the trip I did no research at all, I went as a favour to a friend rather than a planned trip, and so arrived in Bahrain somewhat unprepared with no...
Philippines | Cebu Streetfood

Philippines | Cebu Streetfood

One of the interesting things about travelling and sharing your travels on social media, primarily twitter and Instagram, means that people interact with you as you are travelling. Whilst my travels are no way as social as those by the Emirati brothers Peyman Parham...
Philippines | Cebu Island Hopping

Philippines | Cebu Island Hopping

Next morning, after a deep, deep sleep, I awoke to this beautiful view from my room. The hotel (Shangri-La Mactan Cebu)  is a resort in itself with over 500 rooms and it has a resort feel to it although it seemed to be mainly full of Korean tourists when I was there....
Philippines | Cebu City Tour

Philippines | Cebu City Tour

A short 60 minute flight from Manila takes us to the beautiful island of Cebu, famous for it’s beautiful beaches and diving. But there’s so much more to Cebu than first meets the eye, or should I say at first glimpse of the guidebook. The Alegre Guitar Factory allows...
Philippines | #ItsMoreFunInThePhilippines

Philippines | #ItsMoreFunInThePhilippines

When this is your social media hashtag you have to be pretty sure that it is actually “more fun in the Philippines” !! It’s a pretty bold statement and one that I was about to test as I, another blogger from Dubai and 4 journalists were invited to...
Anantara, Eastern Mangroves & Boa Steak House

Anantara, Eastern Mangroves & Boa Steak House

Anantara, Eastern Mangroves My last staycation in Abu Dhabi involved a few days of rest and relaxation. The plan involved nothing more than a quick drive to Abu Dhabi with my ‘activity list’ including nothing more energetic than to relax by the pool, read...

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