Living aboard a liveaboard in the Maldives

  Ahoy! Last month I decided I needed a 2016 adventure, and I needed one immediately. After a lot of Googling one lunch break, which was well, diverse – I went from searching hiking trips up Kilimanjaro, learning Arabic in Lebanon, Yoga retreats in Thailand, bootcamps in Sri Lanka and a rather odd diversion into the…

Under the sea in the UAE

The UAE waters host over 1/3 of the world’s 80 species of whales and dolphins, among 700 fish species and four species of turtles, so there’s certainly plenty to see. However, diving in the UAE is a rather hit and miss experience. I’ve dived with a couple of companies here and the experiences have been……

Operation #FreeGym: Sampling the fitness options of Dubai

Dubai is a city of extremes. On a Friday, for instance, you can eat and drink your body weight in champagne, lobster, wagyu and oysters for the same price as hardcore agility races, sky diving, power boarding, wake boarding, horse riding, golf and scuba diving. In Dubai, you’d be pretty safe in saying there is something for…

Why zombies are the absolute pits

There isn’t a nope big enough to convey how much I absolutely hate zombies. Things really turned a corner for me while I watched 28 Days Later* in 2002 – it turned out that some zombies are capable of running. Actually, no, sprinting. Sprinting zombies. Fan-bloody-tastic. I didn’t sleep for a week. There’s very little I’m afraid…

How to manage multiple Twitter accounts with one email address

Impossible? Nope. It’s absolutely the most simple thing in the world, and doesn’t involve you setting up several email addresses for the privilege. There are a couple of options…   Option One – The full stop / period / dot. This —> . Gmail doesn’t recognise full stops so if your email is Mr.Smith.In.The.House@gmail.com. It will…