Destinations


Sanur, Bali

Our third and final destination of our month abroad was the beautiful Indonesian island of Bali. This may be a lame reason, but ever since I’d watched the movie Eat Pray Love I’d been desperate to go. I’d read hugely mixed reviews on TripAdvisor, some of which worried me a little, but what’s traveling without a little risk from time…
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Bondi Beach, Sydney

Visiting Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia was an absolute must. Prior to going I’d spent months scrolling my life away on Instagram staring longingly at the gorgeous white sands and clear waters. Our hostel, Wake Up, was smack in the middle of the city, so on our second day in Sydney we headed out bright and early and caught the…
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Dubai Mall and the Burj Khalifa 

The Dubai Mall is somewhere I’ve visited previously, and whilst it of course is designed for those of us who love to shop, there’s actually a whole lot more to see that isn’t shopping related. After we’d wandered in and out of a few shops, we hunted down Tim Hortons for a quick refreshment before heading out to the Dubai…
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Dubai Creek and the Souks

For our final day in Dubai, we decided to spend the day wandering around some of the city’s best attractions, starting with Dubai Creek and the Gold and Spice Souks. We hopped onto the metro and soon enough arrived at Dubai Creek, which is a beautiful saltwater Creek that divides Deira and Bur Dubai. The fourteen kilometres of water is filled with dhows,…
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Desert Safari, Dubai

This was a trip I had done with my dad and stepmum, Amy, many years ago – but I really wanted to do it again at an older age so I could appreciate it fully. Plus it gave us a break from endless walking around the city! We got picked up from our hotel at around 4pm and headed off…
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