Street Art of Asia as Photographed by Top Travel Bloggers

Street Art seen in Bastakiya in Dubai, UAE

The street art of Asia is playful, creative, and fun. This is the fifth and final in the collaborative series of Street Art Around the World. The first shot is my own, the others were taken by top travel bloggers. I found the street art of Asia to be the most unique. Have a look and see if […]

Bastakiya and the Old Souqs in Dubai


Bastakiya, finally I found somewhere I like in Dubai. We had a wonderful guide named Wahleed who took us on a walking tour of traditional Dubai at Bastakiya. The narrow streets clearly show what Dubai was like prior to the oil money. Homes were built close together in this way to give shade and to […]

We Went Snow Skiing in the Desert at Ski Dubai

ski dubai

Traveling with two teens who are both former junior national snow sports champions in New Zealand, you know we had to stop at Ski Dubai. Both girls were really keen to give it a try and to able to say they they snowboarded and skied in the desert. Ski Dubai is about 4 times the size […]

Dubai Mall and the Burj Khalifa: World’s Tallest Building

View from the top of the Burj Khalifa the worlds tallest building in Dubai

After a week in Oman, the Dubai Mall felt very comfortable, albeit a bit overwhelming. We visited this massive mall as it is home to the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. And, our girls are at the age where shopping malls are rather attractive options. We could practically live at the Dubai Mall, as […]