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Dan

Just your average guy doing his 9 - 5 job as a Senior Payroll Officer by day, writing about his travel adventures and hopefully giving you inspiration and ideas for your next travel adventure here at loneXplorer...

Dubai Fountain, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
in Travel Blog, United Arab Emirates

Sailing the Dubai Fountain & Scaling the Burj Khalifa, United Arab Emirates

Currently the world’s tallest man made structure, the Burj Khalifa is an awe-inspiring inspiration of what man is capable of, soaring to an unbelievable height of 830 metres. In a city where everything has to be big and bold, the world’s tallest tower is also accompanied by the world’s largest fountain, the Dubai Fountain. Although the Burj Khalifa won’t be the tallest for long as...

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13 Mar 2017
Yassat Gloria Hotel & Apartments, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
in Hotel Review, United Arab Emirates

Hotel Review: Yassat Gloria Hotel & Apartments, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Finding a hotel in Dubai is an exhausting task. There are literally hundreds of options to choose from and it can be quite expensive to stay anywhere decent, especially somewhere that is close to transport options. The key to booking a hotel in Dubai is to do it as early as possible and not having been to Dubai before I couldn’t really comprehend how the...

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07 Mar 2017
Gardens by the Bay, Singapore
in Singapore, Travel Blog

Gardens by the Bay, Singapore’s Amazing Sky High Garden

Modern, striking, bold and eye catching are just some of the buzz words that come to mind when describing one of Singapore’s modern attractions, Gardens by the Bay. Visiting Singapore you have a wide array of cultural experiences to immerse yourself in but no visit to the city state is complete without experiencing what is without a doubt one of the icons of Singapore. Gardens...

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06 Mar 2017
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
in Hotel Review, Singapore

Hotel Review: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore & that Infinity Pool

Welcome to Marina Bay Sands, Singapore’s newest and most modern destination, with the main focal point for this modern corner of the city state being the Marina Bay Sands Hotel. This hotel is a destination in itself and is a must stay even if you do it just once in your life for that luxurious experience. Of course staying here is also the only way you’re able to use...

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01 Feb 2017
Amman Citadel, Amman, Jordan
in Jordan, Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered

Petra to Amman via the Dead Sea & Kerak Castle – Day 13 to 15 Travel Talk Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour

After spending an amazing day in the Lost City of Petra the Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour is slowly coming to a close as we enter the final stage of the tour departing Petra and continuing the journey north with stops today at Kerak Castle and the Dead Sea before arriving at our final destination the capital of Jordan, Amman. Previously on this tour the group was able take...

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23 Jan 2017
Petra, Jordan with Travel Talk Tours
in Jordan, Travel Blog, Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered

Wadi Rum to the Lost City of Petra – Day 12 Travel Talk Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour

Today we embark on another very exciting day for those of us travelling on the Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour. We continue on our adventure through Jordan as we depart our overnight desert camp in the desert of Wadi Rum and travel north to our next destination for the night, the UNESCO World Heritage site of Petra. Before getting to this point the group travelled...

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23 Jan 2017
Wadi Rum, Jordan
in Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered

Dahab, Egypt to Wadi Rum, Jordan via Israel – Day 11 Travel Talk Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour

As the Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour continues on the group has now travelled further east to spend the final two nights in Egypt at the costal town of Dahab along the Red Sea. It’s then from here we’ll embark on yet another exciting milestone as we continue the journey onto Jordan. The last two nights has seen the group spend some time by the sea in...

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21 Jan 2017
Snorkelling in Dahab, Egypt
in Egypt, Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered

Cairo to Dahab and the Red Sea – Day 09 & 10 Travel Talk Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour

Departing the capital Cairo the Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour now travels eastward bound en route to our next destination of Dahab by the Red Sea coast, leaving the African continent and entering the Sinai Peninsula on the Asian side of Egypt. The trip is about to change now as the newly formed Groups A & B merge together, we gain a new guide and we leave...

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17 Jan 2017
Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt
in Egypt, Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered, Travel Talk Tours Jewels of the Nile

Cairo, Egyptian Museum & Kahn El Khalili Bazaar – Day 08 Travel Talk Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour

Having now explored almost the entire length of the River Nile, the Travel Talk Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour now returns to where it all began in Cairo, the capital of Egypt. The group have just come back from Luxor having previously checked out more of the stunning temples in the region and having an unforgettable experience by travelling over the city in a Hot Air Balloon. RECAP: Luxor, Hot...

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16 Jan 2017
Hot Air Balloon, Luxor, Egypt
in Egypt, Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered, Travel Talk Tours Jewels of the Nile

Luxor, Hot Air Ballooning & Karnak Temple to Cairo – Day 07 Travel Talk Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour

On this portion of the Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour the group completes its first week on tour and will get to experience another one of Luxor’s famous temples as well as one of the main highlights of the entire tour, Hot Air Ballooning. We have come a long way now, returning back to Luxor after travelling on our five star Nile Cruiser, spending...

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15 Jan 2017
Luxor Temple, Luxor, Egypt
in Egypt, Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered, Travel Talk Tours Jewels of the Nile

Nile Cruise, Edfu Temple & Luxor Temple to Luxor – Day 05 & 06 Travel Talk Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour

As we reach our fifth day on the Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour, we continue our journey sailing down the world famous River Nile after spending our first sailing night on board. Whilst we might be relaxing on our five star ship we do get to disembark to see the fascinating Edfu Temple. Previously, before we set sail we were privileged enough to...

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12 Jan 2017
Abu Simbel Temples, Egypt
in Egypt, Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered, Travel Talk Tours Jewels of the Nile

Aswan, Abu Simbel, Philae Temple & cruising the Nile – Day 04 Travel Talk Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour

Day four of the Travel Talk Tours Egypt & Jordan Discovered Tour begins from the city of Aswan after a long day yesterday of exploring all the sites in Luxor. Today, as the journey continues the group will visit some pretty amazing sites and in the afternoon the group will then depart on board our Nile Cruiser for two nights of sailing along the River Nile to Luxor....

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09 Jan 2017
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