Twenty years from now – Musings of a solo female traveler

On 29 April 2016, I packed my bags and headed out on a week-long trip that would change my outlook forever. After eons of planning I finally set out on my first solo international trip which would culminate in a Girls’ weekend abroad before we all headed to our respective homes.

 

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10 Travel Tips for the Omani mountains

Oman is one of the most beautiful regions in our part of the Middle East. From sparkling jade waters harboring playful dolphins, to plush fruit and vegetable orchards on terraced farms, to imposing rocky mountains millions of years old sheltering hidden valleys…

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New York – Day 1, Part 3

Today’s post is the last installment of our first day in the Big Apple. You can read about our adventures in Part 1 and Part 2 to get up to speed.

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Our travel strategy

And so we are officially back from our brief spell away. Our trip proved to be a jampacked, hectic holiday.

I have had a few requests for details of our visit. So over the next few weeks I will be sharing what we did on our trip in the hopes that it may be of some help to anyone planning a New York or DC trip any time soon.

Today’s post will give you some insight on how we plan and organize our travels. As I’ve mentioned before, it may seem like anarchy to the meticulous planners out there. But over the years we’ve hashed out a system that seems to work for us.

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What New York taught me in one night

Time zones are funny things. We left the UAE yesterday to reach New York today. But when we got here it’s still yesterday! Trippy, no?

Anyway… our trip got off to a rather adventurous start. The past few hours have made me reflect that in all our travels we have been blessed with more than our fair share of smooth sailing. We’re barely into this trip and already I have learnt that we too often take things for granted.

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