Welcome to Day 2 of popping my solo cherry in Thessaloniki! Before you go any further, make sure you’ve caught up on Day 1! I spent the day seeing some landmark sites and exploring Ano Poli or “Upper Town”, the oldest part of town. In its hilly windy charming roads lies the city’s soul, echoing the same contradictions as the city below. Quiet and lively, youthful and traditional, all seamlessly intertwined.…
Often overlooked for the bright lights and glamour of Dubai, Oman is a small country bordering the UAE and the Arabian Sea. I hadn’t really heard much of Oman until I flew Oman Air and had a delayed flight which led to a missed connection in Muscat and us having 8 hrs to spend in Arabia’s jewel, Oman.
Since we were in Malaysia and it’s only an hour flight, we thought Why not? Let’s go to Singapore! Singapore is definitely the most modern and cleanest city I’ve been to, you could literally eat off the streets. Littering carries a SG$1000 fine (Ouch!) which could also explain why it’s been named the most expensive city in Southeast Asia! But don’t let that discourage you from visiting this beautiful country. I hold my purse strings TIGHT and I had a great experience here without blowing the bank and soaking garri (ground cassava) when I got home.
There’s so much to do in Singapore and if you’re on a short trip like we were, here’s what I believe are some must dos to add to your Singapore itinerary:
On our way back from Malaysia, we found ourselves in Muscat for about 7 hours because a flight delay from Kuala Lumpur caused us to miss our connection to Manchester. So here’s how to spend a short layover in Muscat and to make the most of a few hours in this beautiful city.