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…

Advertisements

England: 5* Hotel Boat Kailani – Cruising The Grand Union Canal, The Midlands

Last week we were invited to spend a few days onboard the luxury Hotel Boat Kailani on its journey from Braunston to Blisworth on the Grand Union Canal. Having never cruised any of Britain’s canals we really didn’t know what to expect from our trip. We arrived at Braunston Marina…

Denmark: Cruising the Canals of Copenhagen

There are numerous canal tours in Copenhagen and I could not recommend doing one highly enough.  Having walked the length and breadth of the city and hopping on and off the site-seeing buses to our hearts content it was great to see the city from another perspective, from the water. There…

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…

Italy: Captivating Capri

Not so long ago I read a post about why you shouldn’t visit Capri. I have searched and searched and searched the net for it since to no avail. When I read it, it made me think ‘is my trip to Capri going to be rubbish?’ But me being me I…