A sweaty summer stopover in Sharjah

There is a saying that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and expecting a different result. I thought about this saying when I found myself back in the United Arab Emirates in the summer, when I said I would never again visit in the summer. The last I was in the […]

Hotel Review: Crystal Plaza Hotel – a great value 3-star hotel in Sharjah

Hotel Name: Crystal Plaza Hotel Address: Al Estiqlal Street (Immigration Road), Near Al Bustan Hotel – Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The Crystal Plaza Hotel is a 3-Star hotel in central Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. I booked online for the rate of 125.88 AED ($34.27 USD), which includes 5 % VAT, 10 % service charge, and […]

Flight Review: Air Arabia – Beirut to Sharjah

Flight: Air Arabia G9 386 From: Beirut (BEY) To: Sharjah (SHJ) I flew with Air Arabia from Beirut to Sharjah. Originally I was searching for flights to Dubai, and on Skyscanner they also show nearby airports. For this search I had the options of flights to Dubai with Emirates or MEA, flights to the new […]