Slidefest XVI Dubai

An Evening Of Photography at Slidefest XVI

An entire evening dedicated to photographers and their personal projects – count me in! And it seems I’m not the only one who feels like that, as this was the 16th Slidefest that Gulf Photo Plus was hosting. An entirely free event, held in the Dubai Knowledge Village Auditorium,  talk…

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Dubai BoxPark

Taking A Peek Into Dubai’s Box Park

We’ve got a lot to learn about timings in Dubai.  Most shops and pretty much all restaurants are open until midnight.    This is very different to how things were in Belgium and it is going to take some getting used to. We made an effort to head out late…

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Sightseeing in Dubai


Dubai isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you think of sightseeing.  Shopping, yes – diving, yes – sitting around in fancy hotels soaking up the sun, yes – but sightseeing not so much. I’ve met a few travellers who weren’t bowled over by Dubai – pretty much…

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Arabic Breakfast


Whenever I’m asked which meal is my favourite of the day (a question I hate by the way, because it depends on what you’re eating AND I like all the meal times) my answer is breakfast. There is just something about a big breakfast that seems so decadent, for most…

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