Posts Tagged ‘ Middle East ’

What’s hot: October 2018

Oct 1st, 2018 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot (and what’s not) in the travel world right now



Pray for Syria

Apr 30th, 2018 | By

The killing of innocent civilians has to be condemned



Mind the Gap

Mar 25th, 2018 | By

Is the daily commute to office cubicle getting you down? It’s time to take a break from Britain, says Kaye Holland



What I do and don’t miss about Dubai

Nov 16th, 2017 | By

It’s been 10 years since I left the dazzling desert kingdom of Dubai. Here’s a few of the things I’m happy to have said goodbye to – followed by those that I miss



Is your holiday destination growing at 6%?

Oct 15th, 2017 | By
panoramic view of Dubrovnik

Tourism figures for the first 6 months of 2017 grew by 6% compared to the same period last year.



What’s hot: August 2017

Jul 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world



What’s hot: June 2017

May 31st, 2017 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world.



What’s hot: October 2016

Sep 30th, 2016 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world for October



What’s hot: November 2015

Oct 31st, 2015 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world



Where the experts holiday: Jacki Ueng, travel blogger

Jun 27th, 2015 | By

Here Jacki Ueng – a travel blogger who focuses on solo women travelling, backpacking off the beaten path with special interests in developing countries – shares her travel highs and lows with Just About Travel readers



Notes from a traveller: part five (continued)

Apr 29th, 2015 | By

Kaye’s travels have taken her to Chile. Read the latest on her South American adventures here



Where the experts holiday: Hugo Chittenden aka The Volunteer

Feb 11th, 2015 | By

Hugo Chittenden gave up his career in the city to help raise awareness, funding and support for charities and projects overseas. Here he talks travel and reveals why volunteering is the way forward



What’s hot: February 2015

Feb 1st, 2015 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world



Dubai days

Dec 22nd, 2014 | By

You could spend January at the Dubai Shopping Festival, or you could saddle up for a camel ride, climb aboard a dhow or up the Burj Khalifa. The choice is yours…



Where the experts holiday: Charlie McGrath, MBE, Objective Gap Safety

May 15th, 2014 | By

Charlie McGrath from Objective Gap Safety talks travel



Top tips for first time expats

Jan 2nd, 2014 | By

It’s that wet, miserable time of year when thoughts turn to paradise – and plans for 2014. Thinking about a fresh start – perhaps somewhere sunny? Former expat, Kaye Holland, has some advice to help you realise those expat ambitions



Arabian sights

Dec 23rd, 2013 | By

Dubai isn’t the only UAE city creating a buzz. After years in the second rank of destinations, Abu Dhabi is an emirate on the move. Kaye Holland visits the hottest new destination in the Middle East



One night in Knightsbridge

Dec 19th, 2013 | By

Kaye rediscovers her Christmas spirit in Knightsbridge



I love London so why did I leave? (Part eight)

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By

Kaye loves London, so why did she leave? Read the eighth part of her story exclusively on CD-Traveller



Spice up your life

Aug 5th, 2013 | By

For his latest cookbook Mighty Spice Express, celebrity chef and all round spice expert, John Gregory-Smith, went in search of the best express dishes from around the world. Here John shares his recipes for Cochin Crab Cakes and Vietnamese Bun Cha, with CD-Traveller readers



I love London, so why did I leave: part two

Mar 24th, 2013 | By

Kaye loves London, so why did she leave? Read the second part of her story, here



I love London, so why did I leave?

Mar 16th, 2013 | By

As regular CD-Traveller readers will know, Kaye loves London so why did she leave?



One in two travellers ill because of dirty water

Feb 16th, 2013 | By

More than half of all travellers are getting ill through drinking dirty water abroad, according to statistics from the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention



Planes, Trains and Auto-rickshaws

Sep 5th, 2012 | By

Best-selling author, Laura Pedersen, shares her journey through modern India with CD-Traveller readers



A Queen’s life

Aug 28th, 2012 | By

Jordan’s stunning archaeological site, Petra, is this month celebrating the 200th anniversary of its rediscovery. But ‘Perfect Petra’ isnt Jordan’s only jewel. Here Kaye Holland takes a look at Jordan’s remarkable royal women, who have caused waves in both the Arab and wider world…



Qatar airlines to unveil new Boeing 787

Jul 3rd, 2012 | By

Qatar Airways will unveil its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner for the first time at the world’s largest aerospace event, Farnborough International Air Show, taking place in the UK between 9-15 July



Heathrow isn’t heaven, but it’s not hell either

May 20th, 2012 | By

I flew into Heathrow recently with a certain amount of fear and trepidation having read all the horror stories about immigration control



A taste of the Middle East: part three

Mar 25th, 2012 | By

It’s a been a year since the Arab Spring, but tourists have been slow to return to Tunisia, Egypt et al. For those of you who consider the Middle East off limits, it’s still possible to have a taste of the region. Here Greg and Lucy Malouf, share their recipe for Turkish Delight florentines, with CD-Traveller readers