How to spend 48 hours in Dubai

by Travelbag on 13 May 2015, 12:05PM How to spend 48 hours in Dubai 48 hours in Dubai Dubai, one of the emirates of UAE, is known for luxury shopping, a towering skyline of skyscrapers, beautiful sandy beaches, and world-class dining and nightlife. It’s a city that never sleeps - and you can find something magical to do here at all hours of the day or night. With its huge airport hub, Dubai is a popular stopover destination for long-haul travel routes, so it’s likely you may find yourself in Dubai for 48 hours between flights, and what a place to spend it! The city has many options for the fleeting visitor, and here are our favourite picks. Day 1 Take a morning stroll on the beach The most magical time to enjoy the beach is in the early morning when the heat isn’t unbearable and the breeze can cool you off. If you’re booki...
Going Wild

Going Wild

If you’re thinking about taking a holiday where the opportunity to marvel at the local wildlife features highly on the ‘to do’ list, then you aren’t really going to be short of options. From the big cats of the Maasai Mara to the monkeys of Gibraltar, and from the Little Penguins of Phillip Island to the elephants of Asia, the opportunities are almost endless when it come...
by Matt Salisbury on 17 November 2014, 10:11AM



Find your sense of adventure in Fiji

Find your sense of adventure in Fiji

Fiji is well known for its friendly people, laidback lifestyle and stunning white beaches surrounded by turquoise lagoons – but Fiji also has plenty to offer those who prefer to live life at a faster pace. Fiji’s warm tropical climate and diverse landscapes provides the perfect setting for adventure and activities.   Mamanuca Islands & Yasawa Islands Surrounding the main is...
by Lia Holloway on 22 August 2014, 11:08AM



Getting high in Tsitsikamma National Park

Getting high in Tsitsikamma National Park

‘Five, four, three, two BUNGEEEEE….’ Suddenly, I had left solid ground and was swan diving through the air, reaching speeds of 60mph as I dropped for seven seconds before springing back upwards and bouncing around like a rag doll for a further minute. I was hanging somewhere in the canyon below Bloukrans Bridge in South Africa, and had just ticked off a major bucket list activ...
by Louise Evans on 17 June 2014, 10:06AM



What is new in Canada

What is new in Canada

Exciting cosmopolitan cities, swathes of untouched virgin land, snowy peaked mountains piercing the skies, absorbing urban lifestyles... Canada is where nature and man’s finest efforts merge to create a utopian haven. A Canada holiday offers up numerous options for every discernible traveller with vibrant, diverse metropolises as Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver and Ottawa enticing the ...
by Rianne Ojeh on 24 January 2014, 11:01AM



The Kimberley gets under your skin

The Kimberley gets under your skin

The Kimberley – named one of the best regions in the world by Lonely Planet and Rich Keam After three weeks exploring the Kimberley in Western Australia, I almost missed my flight home. I was at the airport in good time, had checked in and was waiting in the departure lounge when I became transfixed by a painting by a local artist. Just a simple landscape, a typical scene you would find in ...
by Rich Keam on 29 October 2013, 09:10AM



Olly's Asia adventure

Olly's Asia adventure

Holed up in a Ho Chi Minh street-side café, slurping (unashamedly loudly) my way through a bowl of noodles and casually spectating at the fast-paced sport that is Vietnamese daily life, I plot my next move.It’s a trickier task than it sounds because as soon as I step into the sea of pedestrians and motorcyclists, I am committed to participating in the game – no time for second t...
by Oliver Lomas on 28 September 2012, 15:09PM



Adventure in Auckland

Adventure in Auckland

There is nothing like an adrenaline rush to get your mind racing at a ferocious rate of knots… And leaning over to nervously glance at the 190 metre plunge beneath my toes is enough to send my brain into frenzy. Fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on where you stand on extreme sports), the rush is such that there are so many thoughts in my head – probably numerous questions as t...
by Ollie Barstow on 14 February 2012, 15:02PM



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