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Insider guide to Al Seef, Dubai

08/01/2019 by .

“You were here 20 years ago!” the ice-cream seller exclaimed as if I were a living historical relic as once more I looked across Dubai’s Creek of dhows.

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Qantas Business Class

15/11/2017 by .

It seemed I’d only just left the early morning mist of London behind on my way to Dubai when I hear my name being called. I look up to see a big smile followed by:”Mr. Mossack, will you be needing a mattress this morning?”

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The Best of Ras Al-Khaimah

31/10/2017 by .

Late afternoon and the view of the Al Wadi desert from my perch on Nino’s back is nothing short of emotional. I should point out here, Nino is a proud white Arabian horse and standing motionless atop this sand dune, I can’t help feeling he’s surveying his own back yard.

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Best golf courses with spas

29/08/2013This entry was posted in California, Dubai, England, Europe and Middle East, Fife, Hotel Reviews, Lisbon, London, Phuket, Portugal, Scotland, Thailand, UAE, United Kingdom, USA and tagged on by .

The world’s best golf courses offer an unrivaled  playing experience; lush rolling fairways, glass quick sculpted greens and total respect.

Does it get any better? It does if you can enjoy a relaxing luxury spa after your round.

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Emirates Golf Club. Dubai

11/07/2013This entry was posted in Asia, Dubai, Europe and Middle East, UAE and tagged , , on by .

Let’s be clear about one thing, it certainly wasn’t a lucky shot. The ball just sailed off the head of my 5 iron and arrowed towards the hole, bounced once and rolled straight in for my second ever hole in one! The 11th at the Majlis at Emirates Golf Club will therefore always have a place in my heart.

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