Dubai, the Middle East light

Dubai really is a diet version of the Middle Eastern Gulf countries. Dubai is great for a holiday, but it is like Las Vegas rather than a traditional Middle Eastern culture reflection. But, we all have to start somewhere so here is my tourist guide to “Dubai, Middle East light”.

Six hours in Toronto, Canada

There is nothing more frustrating than going to a new city or country and not see anything. I went on a business trip to Toronto for two days in the middle of January 2014. It was -24 degrees (a record at the time) and I spent both days in meetings. The six hours I got…

Christmas bauble shopping in London

I would give up my birthday to have Christmas twice a year. I’m one of those people who have all Christmas present done in October, start decorating the house with red kitchen curtains in November, host a combined Swedish gluhwein & wrapping party in early December and then just enjoy Christmas in peace. Since all big…

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain

I have to admit, staying at the Four Seasons had been on my bucket list for quite some time, so when I finally did I expected a lot. We basically booked ourselves in for a 48 hour spa, pool and eating season with the view to not leave the luxury resort. It worked and by…