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Unearthing the beauty of Nepal

As I climbed the nearly vertical spiral staircase, clutching the iron railing, I joked with my husband, “This had better be worth it.” Two more...

Taking it slowly in Zanzibar

Hukuna matata is not just a Disney lyric; it’s a way of life on an island where cloves, cinnamon and cardamom are born. Bump into...

Have you tried AirBNB?

Like all expats, once we get home from our last vacation, we immediately begin planning the next one. Budgeting for such a trip requires hours...

Experience luxury at the Shangri-La Resort & Spa, Muscat

It was mid August 2015 and my family and I wanted to squeeze every precious drop of fun and relaxation out of the summer holidays....

Journey to Jordan

I have always been fascinated by the Dead Sea. ancient kings hid and fought there. Beauties like Cleopatra and the Queen of Sheba bathed in...

The Holiday Factory & Teach UAE Magazine Competition winner shares her...

Helen & Fiona's amazing Istanbul holiday courtesy of Teach UAE Magazine and the Holiday FactoryHi! I’m Helen. I hail from New Zealand and am...

Top 12 travel tips for the summer holidays

The teachers in the UAE are some of the luckiest educators in the world. In most cases, high salaries, accommodations paid for and zero tax...

There’s something about Thailand

I’m a traveller with quite a few destinations I have yet to check off my list. So it would make sense to not waste...

The lure of London in the winter

Before I begin this article, I must make an early disclaimer. I love London. It is probably my favourite city on earth and it was...

Poland: A poignant reminder of history

 Where have the holidays gone? It seems like just yesterday I was headed to the airport to start the summer break. Alas, vacation time is...