Djibouti is not a country that springs to mind when contemplating where to spend a vacation. However, ever since we heard that juvenile whale sharks congregate and are all but guaranteed to be seen in the Gulf of Tadjoura from the months of November to February, we just knew that we simply had to go.…Continue reading Djibouti


Yemen is a country that has been luring us to explore its magical cities for years. We were rather reluctant after reading about the surge in kidnappings during the late 1990s. However, we actually met a young lady who was in Yemen in 1998, when the ill-fated UK-based jihad terrorists kidnapped an Explore tour group.…Continue reading Yemen