Category Archive: Middle East

Shark Wrangling in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia | Morocco | Dubai | For my November travels I had planned to visit friends in Asia and the South Pacific and maybe do a bit of sea kayaking but the… Continue reading

(Salmon) Fishing in Yemen

Ever wondered where the best place you’ve never heard of is? Well I think I’ve found it – and it’s an island called Socotra.   Technically part of Yemen but 500km off the mainland,… Continue reading

Bikes, Wine and Cheetahs

Malawi | South Africa | Qatar | London |   I have never been a cyclist.  So, I’m not quite sure why then, I agreed to mountain bike across Malawi with my friend… Continue reading

The Gang Together in the Gulf

Dubai | Oman | London | Late October saw me on a plane to Dubai for a mini-reunion with great ex-Toronto friends affectionately known as “The Gang”.  Germans Dani and Robert had moved… Continue reading