For a small fishing village of just 800 people in 1820, the two-hundred-year growth of Dubai has been stratospheric in comparison to many nations. It leads the world in many indices and lays claim to a boutique of “firsts”: It plays host to the world’s busiest airport for global traffic, for example, and over 100 shopping centers...
It’s a traveller’s nightmare. After weeks of planning, and days of anticipation for a global conference (to which I had dreamed of receiving an invite) I find myself beyond passport control and sat waiting at my boarding gate - and my wallet is simply nowhere to be found. A few calm bag checks are...
In a world in which we are so connected by smart devices and The Internet of Things, there’s a deep human yearning (for most of us at least) to escape it all, nestle back into nature, and inhale a panoramic view or some silence. It’s only when we breathe it in, do we realise how much we...
I love the way travel continues to re-invent itself. New trends include green travel, grass-roots experiential holidays, and volunteer vacays, to name a few. Even in the last half-decade alone, many tourists have rejected hotels in favour of Airbnb, dropping shuttles and tour operators in favour of Uber. Pure disruption. But this one I...
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