Why These are my Favourite Cities in the Middle East

Hi all. Another look at some of my favourite cities around the world, and today we are traveling to the Middle East to look at my favourite cities there. So before I dive in and start the list, I need to preface this post by saying that for me, the Middle East really isn’t about …

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3 Spots on Sunday – Stopover Cities between Australia and Europe

Flying from Australia to Europe is a long, LONG journey, and bar an experimental flight from Perth to Europe (London I think) you need to change planes at some point in the Middle East or Asia. There are many options – off the top of my head Doha, Abu Dhabi, Delhi, Colombo, Bangkok, Hong Kong, …

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Dubai, or not Dubai? The Stopover Question!

When travelling from Australia or eastern Asia to Europe, there are number of possible airlines and routes to get you there, and one of the most popular, usually flying Emirates, is to go via Dubai. Emirates connects a large number of European cities to a large number of Asian/Australian towns. And I always hear people …

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Re-blog Saturday – Dubai or no Dubai?

Hi everyone. I've decided to do some reblogging of a Saturday. I'm going back in time and pulling out interesting old posts from my old blog back before I publicised or anything like that (so they haven't been read by many people!) It's interesting as an exercise and serves as a bit of a time …

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The Best of City Rumble

Although I've only done about half a dozen posts on 'City Rumble', there have already been some favourites. Here are my three favourite battles between two cities to see who came out on top!   3/ Dubai versus Astana Both are amazing cities in this post-modern world, with the most incredible assortment of buildings. Take …

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The Best of my Travel Videos

Hi Folks - thought I'd revisit some of my travel videos. Here's are the three I think are the best, do take a looksee!   Dubai The amazing world of Dubai with it's sand, heat, malls and of course, skiing! 2/ Curious Kazakhstan I simply loved travelling Kazakhstan, here are some of the highlights. 3/ …

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City Rumble – Dubai versus Astana

Boom! The City Rumble is on again and today the contestants are two cities with an eye to the future and some of the world’s most ambitious architecture. In the red corner, from the UAE in the Middle East, weighing in at a population of 2.1 million is the glitzy Dubai reaching high for the …

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