10 days in the UAE: What to do in Dubai (Part One)

I've just returned home from 10 days in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), starting off in Dubai and working my way across to Yas Island in Abu Dhabi with my family. I was a little bit apprehensive on my flight from London Gatwick to Dubai as it's not my normal kind of holiday...I'm more of … Continue reading 10 days in the UAE: What to do in Dubai (Part One)

Best wine in Chile? Head to Santa Cruz

We took the bus to Santa Cruz from Santiago this morning for 4,000 pesos (£4). As the town was only a few hours away we left our large rucksacks in Santiago, opting to travel light as we made left the big city in search of the vineyards of central valley. Travel Our bus to Santa … Continue reading Best wine in Chile? Head to Santa Cruz

São Paulo: buskers, giant avocados and failed bloco’s 

We came to São Paulo after visiting Rio de Janeiro during carnival where the bar was set pretty high on Brazilian cities. Unfortunately by the time we left São Paulo a few days later we were pretty underwhelmed.  Arrival  We arrived fresh(ish) off of the overnight bus from paraty to São Paulo bus terminal at … Continue reading São Paulo: buskers, giant avocados and failed bloco’s