You're probably sensing a trend here : I'm NOT a vegetarian. If I even attempted Vegetariainism I'd be found dead in the roadside before 10am. If it's been alive? I will eat it, and enjoy it. Hence, Gaucho was all my Christmases come at once...
You know when you’re in the desert? And it’s hot, and arid, and camel-ridden? And all you can think is, “I really fancy a spot of skiing”? Well. Your wait is over.
For somebody so terrified of heights? I have the strangest urge to climb mountains and sky-scrapers. Even if I do tend to lose dignity and consciousness through utter fear before I'm anywhere near the top. I've put myself through the ordeal of The CN Tower, The Empire State Building, The Willis (once Sears) Tower, The Stratosphere... but … Continue reading How to see Iran without a Visa: The Burj Khalifa.
"What can you buy for 20p? A Freddo Bar? A cotton bud? A stick of celery? Bugger all. Well. Not in Dubai. Here, you can purchase a BOAT RIDE!"
"When a friend first asked if I wanted to visit Lebanon Island on the weekend ... I thought it sounded a bit far for a day trip. Lebanon is over 3,000 nautical miles from Dubai... boasting a route plagued by Somali pirates, war-torn mess, and famine ... I WAS EXCITED, but it didn't sound like a leisurely Friday cruise - it sounded more like the sort of adventure Phileas Fogg would have if he'd 80 days to spare..."
"Brunch couldn't work in the UK: People would be dead."
You will feel like you're in a reality TV show. Or at least like you're a Fresher at uni again (minus the horrific mid-naughties hair-dyes and craving to stay in bed until dinner-time... but with just as much debauchery). They will throw 20+ of you together, from all corners of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth, … Continue reading Dubai: Things they don’t tell you.
"Yes, everyone tells you it’s going to be hot… But unless you’ve ever stuck your face in lava or been to the sun then it’s hard to comprehend."