The World Cup is now over and I am glad. Finally, we can all focus on much more important things that are going on in the world right now, namely the Israel-Palestine conflict. It’s ironic how people go and watch extremely popular movies like The Hunger Games and, cinematic experience … more »
We lived in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) for about 5 years.
Now, we welcome YOU to the Middle East!
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Some years ago, we did a road trip in Oman. Actually, that was our very first trip abroad together and you can watch a video of those adventures here. We took a 4×4 and decided to make the roads and off-roads of this Middle Eastern country our own. Apart from … more »
Read The day we drove 1000+ Kms, part 1/2 HERE. Once in Salalah, our plans boiled down to something as simple as enjoying the greenery. This might sound silly if you live in the countryside or even in a city where there are trees and gardens all around. As … more »
Back in July 2011, we decided to take a trip through Oman. It was 50 degrees in Dubai and we wanted to escape the heat somehow. The only place where this was possible was Salalah in the South East of Oman. Since Avinash, one of my best friends, had grown … more »
Before I moved to Dubai, I had never seen a covered woman. Maybe a head scarf here and there (and to be honest, living in Portugal most of my life, barely even that) – but it was in the UAE that I saw a fully covered lady for the first … more »
Following the collaborative article exploring different places around Asia and Australia, we now present you travel suggestions within Africa and The Middle East. Some of the countries might not sound like the most popular or obvious destinations for a trip, but that is exactly what this post is all about … more »
If we needed a souvenir from our years living in Dubai, Portuguese national TV channel RTP has given us a pretty cool one! Several months before we left the UAE, a Portuguese team shooting the TV show “Portugueses pelo Mundo” (translating into “Portuguese Around the World”) came to visit. I … more »
This article is the continuation of Why I left Dubai and won’t come back, part 1/2. Please read the first part HERE. 6. WOMEN are not the same as MEN The rules were created by men in a society dominated my men. That says it all. For example, as … more »
I lived in Dubai for about 4 years – this is where I met my boyfriend. When we decided to quit our jobs in Dubai to start traveling full-time, we got two kinds of reactions from friends and family. The most common was “I wish I could do that as … more »
Road tripping around Oman a couple of years ago, we went off road to the top of a mountain were we came across the people of a tiny village. These place had about 4 or 5 houses almost at the edge of a cliff that led to a canyon where … more »