Malta: Cruising to the Island of Comino

Comino is a tiny island (3.5 square kilometres in area) and is the third and smallest island of the Maltese archipelago which includes Malta and Gozo. Over the years it has been home to farmers, privately owned and even abandoned altogether. Nowadays, Comino is a bird sanctuary and nature reserve with only four permanent residents. It…

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UAE: Dhow Dinner Cruise on the Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek is a busy shipping area with more abras (small traditional wooden boats) and dhows (bigger traditional wooden boats) then I could count. Many dhows are used to transport goods (from spices to electrical items) to other countries around the world. However, many are used to host dinner cruises…

Italy: The Amalfi Coast

When I recently visited Sorrento in Southern Italy I was really excited to take a trip down the Amalfi Coast. I had seen so many breathtaking pictures of the buildings built into the side of the cliffs on the Amalfi Coast and desperately wanted to see them with my own eyes, it…

Africa: Magical Memories From Mauritius

Honeymoons are supposed to be fantastic, wonderful, a trip of a lifetime. I was lucky enough to spend mine in Thailand. However, a year before our honeymoon we visited Mauritius for 2 weeks and were asked repeatedly if we were newlyweds. Mauritius is and is not what I expected from…