When we decided to visit Oman as the 3rd country of our Big Trip I looked into several ways of getting to Muscat, the capital of Oman. We could fly directly from Sri Lanka but tickets were quite expensive so we decided to fly to Dubai instead and travel from Dubai to Muscat by road. The added bonus would be…View Post
United Arab Emirates
Here you can read all the posts I’ve written about my travels in the United Arab Emirates!
I know this is such a first world problem, but it was pretty difficult to determine the first destination of our Big Trip. A combination of cheap tickets and comfortable temperatures led us to the United Arab Emiates (U.A.E.), more specifically: to Dubai and Abu Dhabi. I had been at Dubai airport several times, but I had never visited the desert city…View Post
Most people have a bucket list and so do I. Going on a long-term trip was one of the items on the list, and after 10 years of dreaming and saving money I actually went on this trip in 2015. Traveling to New Zealand was at the my top bucket list so it’s no coincidence we started our 5 month…View Post
When we decided to start our Big Trip around the world in Dubai, there were a few things that had to be on our itinerary. Besides the obvious highlights (Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Palm Jumeirah and the Burj al Arab) I really wanted to make a desert safari because I had never been to the desert before. Wide deserted landscapes…View Post