Dozy House

Dozy House was the second guesthouse I stayed in Chiang Mai which I found through Agoda. Since my stay in Chiang Mai was not purely leisure, I was waiting for my employment visa to be processed and I have no idea how long will it take, I decided to move to a budget guesthouse compared to the one I first stayed. Dozy House is located inside the Old City of Chiang Mai, on the northwestern side between Chang Puak Gate and Suan Dok Gate. The location is more of a residential area the makes the place quiet and peaceful. The […]

Continue Reading

Visiting Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle, built in 1130 on top of an extinct volcano and a World Heritage Site is one of the major tourist attraction in Scotland. The castle has been home to the kings and queens of Scotland whenever they are staying in city. As usual, the weather was not at it’s best that morning in June 2007 as I got out of the train station in Edinburgh. It was cloudy with rain showers and temperature was freezing for me.  Having my survival kit, the city map, I walked through the roads of Edinburgh locating the Edinburgh Castle…….. The castle is […]

Continue Reading

Dimaniyat Islands

Dimaniyat Islands is a very famous diving site in Oman located 18 kilometers off the coast of Barka (where I currently live and work) which is approximately 45 kilometers away from Muscat, International Airport. I never had any interest in visiting this place as I don’t do any kind of water sports. In conjunction with my previous post “Cruising with Oman Charter”, I decided to post about Dimaniyat Islands to give my readers an idea about the place. Dimaniyat Islands was our destination with the Oman Charter Cruise. It took us 2.5 hours to reach the place with the Orana […]

Continue Reading

Cruising with Oman Charter

We were invited by Oman Sail to join the Tourism Day for a boat cruise to Dimaniyat Islands intended for tour operators and hoteliers in Muscat to sample their product and services being offered to hotel guests and tourists in Oman. We boarded the Orana 44 Catamaran at the The Wave Muscat Marina. Inside the boat is an air-conditioned salon that  can accommodate up to 8 people. At one corner, at the right side as one enters the salon is a mini kitchen with worktop, cooker, oven, sink and cupboards and opposite is the bar. Opposite the kitchen is a […]

Continue Reading