Amman, the cave of the seven sleepers, Lawrence of Arabia’s sandcastle in the desert and more

I quite liked Amman. It is a beautiful city in the hills which wasn’t very green. Our first stop was the Amman Citadel situated on top of a hill that provided us with a fantastic view of the city. It was a complex of many ruins including a palace which looked exactly like a mosque … Continue reading Amman, the cave of the seven sleepers, Lawrence of Arabia’s sandcastle in the desert and more

Oman – of sun, sea, desert, mountains, forts, castles and more

We decided to go to Oman as it was the nearest country we hadn’t been to to Switzerland where it would be relatively warm during the winter in order to get our PADI Advanced Open Water certification before our upcoming trip to Palau which is known for deep dives. Muscat itself was a beautiful city. As you … Continue reading Oman – of sun, sea, desert, mountains, forts, castles and more

St Vincent & the Grenadines – where Pirates of the Caribbean was filmed

On our third trip to the Caribbean, we decided to do more island hopping after our cruise ended in Barbados and one of those islands we went to was St Vincent and the Grenadines which is a mountainous lush green island with black sand beaches (as it is a volcanic island). I actually took a picture … Continue reading St Vincent & the Grenadines – where Pirates of the Caribbean was filmed