Posted by & filed under Travel Country: New Zealand.

3/2/2012 During my research for the trip, I was trying to figure where I could stay during the Waitangi Day celebrations in Paihia. I asked Tamahou Temara, the Operations Manager of Toi Maori if he knew of anybody that I could stay with. He told me that some of the waka leaders would arrange for… Read more »

Posted by & filed under Travel Country: United Arab Emirates.

15/1/2012 The Golden Sands Hotel, where I stayed, in the Bur Dubai area, was lovely. They offer over 750 accommodation units made up of studios and one, two & three bedroom apartments. It’s within ten minutes walking distance of the Burjuman Shopping Centre, a pretty central part of town.The staff were very friendly and for… Read more »