Forumsee - Africa Departing Dubai for cruise to Southampton - visa question Hi Myself and my wife are arriving in Dubai by air to join the P & O Arcadia bound for Southampton April 2018, we arrive in DXB Friday 30th March and will stay overnight and plan to embark the sh... Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:43:10 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-10-23T23:43:10Z Tours from Tulea? fWe are docking in Tulea, Madagascar for only one day. Any recommendations for a tour/tour operator. Is it possible to see lemurs from here? Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:43:03 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-10-23T23:43:03Z Ashdod beach or shopping Will be in Ashdod for 2 days in beginning of november. Have a tour on the first day (Jerusalem and Dead Sea), so trying to figure out what to do on the second day. Is the beach close to the harbour... Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:42:56 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-10-23T23:42:56Z Anyone bought a property in the Bahrain? I really want to hear about your experiences in buying a property in Bahrain. I'm new to the region but have experience in property investment.. Not looking for advice on the process of buying,... Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:12:17 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-23T11:12:17Z VAT re companies with JAFZA Sorry folks to bang on about this...but does anyone know for sure if companies within JAFZA do not have to be VAT compliant? There are no frigging online clear guidelines on this and i am now getti... Sun, 22 Oct 2017 16:19:27 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-22T16:19:27Z When Did Africans Become Africans? Quote: If you had interviewed the first slave to get off the first slave ship in Jamestown, there was no way that that person would have said t... Sun, 22 Oct 2017 03:47:43 GMT Africa Forum - Relocation, Moving, Local City Discussions - City-Data Forum 2017-10-22T03:47:43Z East-Africa July/Aug 2018 Questions Hello guys, I am interested in one of the following trips: 1) 40 days from Nairobi to Cape Town or 2) Nairobi to Johannesburg Questions: What about the temperatures in Tanzania/Zimbabwe etc? I h... Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:19:36 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-10-20T20:19:36Z Serengeti, Falls & Cape Town Adventure Hi, I’ll be in this trip starting Jan 8th. Wondering what type of sleeping bag is good for that time of year? Anyone else on this trip? Thanks for the advice ?? Lynn Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:27:26 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-10-20T11:27:26Z Kilimanjaro - Marangu Route & Serengeti Adventure Has anyone been on this trip? I'm thinking about doing it next June. Looking for any tips, advice, reviews, and I have a few questions. Thanks! Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:51:54 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-10-20T01:51:54Z Filling in a UK tax return Hi all. It's my first year here in the middle east and I realise I need to do my UK tax return. How do you guys do it? In the UK I have always busy filed using the hmrc online form, w... Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:51:35 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-18T19:51:35Z Changes to Teacher Criteria Abu Dhabi Hi All, Been away from the forum for a couple of months as I was moving to Abu Dhabi and been pretty busy with that as I'm sure you can all understand. Just a quick question; wife is a pr... Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:58:51 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-18T10:58:51Z Meeting up with English speaking people in Madagascar. Most of the tour guides and many of the tour company drivers speak a variety of languages including English. That's a good place to start. College students there also speak English. ... Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:11:27 GMT Map of Madagascar - Travellr 2017-10-18T06:11:27Z Have you cut back on living/entertaining expenses I think 99% of people here have seen their discretionary spending reduce in the last year or two. Curious to know what you have cut back on. Car/motoring Accommodation Education Groceries ... Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:17:57 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-17T07:17:57Z Zombies in Malawi?!?! With recent news, will this effect trips departing for Malawi in the next few weeks?? I see the the UN has pulled out of a few areas, I don't believe in Zombies but I do want to ensure that safet... Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:43:41 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-10-16T14:43:41Z Transfer from Abu Dhabi cruise terminal to airport We are on a 9:20 a.m. Etihad flight and have been told to arrive 3 hours early so we need to leave the cruise terminal about 5:20 a.m. Will taxis be available at the cruise terminal just outside o... Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:20:10 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-10-16T12:20:10Z Egypt: Nile River Cruise vs Private Driving Tour along the Nile I know this is a long shot, but thought I would ask. Has anyone taken a multi-day private tour where they are driven along the Nile rather than taking the River Cruise? I have found that we see m... Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:20:03 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-10-16T12:20:03Z Will I like the Middle East? My wife and I have been several different cruises to several different destinations. We are taking a really hard look to doing Middle East from Dubai next year. Is this something we would enjoy? Ca... Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:19:49 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-10-16T12:19:49Z Getting money out of Zimbabwe Anyone who has been to Zimbabwe recently will know the lack of money issue. The ATM's don't have enough money to give more than what you need to survive. EFTPOS is far and few between. You cant sen... Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:45:51 GMT Africa - Travel Forums - TravBuddy 2017-10-16T07:45:51Z News, East Africa Doesn't Want 'Clothes of Dead White People' Anymore KIGALI, Rwanda ? In Kenya, they are called the ?clothes of dead white people.? In Mozambique, they are the ?clothing of calamity.? They are nicknames for the unwanted, used clothing from the W... Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:01:36 GMT Africa Forum - Relocation, Moving, Local City Discussions - City-Data Forum 2017-10-15T23:01:36Z Dunes-Deltas and Falls - Do you visit the Victoria Falls ? I'm looking at the southbound tour from Victoria Falls to Cape Town "Dunes-Deltas and Falls". (I'm looking for the "Classic" not the "Yolo"-Trip) Has anyone done that tour already and can me answe... Sat, 14 Oct 2017 16:28:38 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-10-14T16:28:38Z Doha Compounds? Hi All I know everyone wants different things from their home but would appreciate if anyone could give me some feedback on pros/cons on living in different compounds/areas within Doha. Myse... Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:26:56 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-13T19:26:56Z Tipping on Explore South Africa trip I am going on the Explore South Africa trip next week (12 days) and I am having trouble planning for tips. The issue is how they are defining and using the titles of drivers, safari drivers, guides... Fri, 13 Oct 2017 03:42:12 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-10-13T03:42:12Z Outbreak of the plague in Madagascar I'm heading to Madagascar in a couple of weeks. Just wondering if anyone is bringing their own antibiotics given the growing outbreak of the pneumonic plague. I know the WHO has delivered a large ... Wed, 11 Oct 2017 23:02:10 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-10-11T23:02:10Z Marrakech Desert Trips The acquiesced people of Marrakech Desert Trips offer a wide cluster of administrations that incorporate visit and travel administrations, booking helpful settlement in inns, tweaked guided visit a... Tue, 10 Oct 2017 18:34:46 GMT Africa Travel Forum 2017-10-10T18:34:46Z Security Rejection Hi everyone. I am in Sharjah and sponsored my husband for his residency visa. It got rejected due to "security" reasons. They don't tell you the exact reason but he has a clean record and has pre... Mon, 09 Oct 2017 13:18:44 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-09T13:18:44Z American fast food comes to Africa And they dig right in. The growing popularity of fried chicken and pizza in parts of Africa underscores how fast food is changing habits and expanding waistlines. By Dionne Searcey and Ma... Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:17:27 GMT Africa Forum - Relocation, Moving, Local City Discussions - City-Data Forum 2017-10-09T00:17:27Z Housing in Khobar/KSA Does anyone on here live on Sara Village/Compound or know someone who does? Is it open to anyone or just employees of BAE? I have tried searching online for their information, but to no avail. Thanks! Sun, 08 Oct 2017 00:51:48 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-08T00:51:48Z Update on electronics ban on flights from Jordan to UK After the much publicised ban on taking larger electronics in cabin baggage on flights from various countries to the UK, I thought that I'd let people know that it's worth double checking the situa... Sat, 07 Oct 2017 20:32:28 GMT Africa and The Middle East - Travel Forums - Travellerspoint 2017-10-07T20:32:28Z Consultant doctor salary in Doha Hi - can anyone tell me what is the salary for a consultant physician in Doha - HMC? Is it worth moving from the UK? Impending Brexit seems to be a motivation of course money doesn't hurt. M... Fri, 06 Oct 2017 20:54:57 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-06T20:54:57Z Looking for Job in Saudi Arabia Hi, Could anyone can direct me for UK Recruitment company for IT Retail Operations jobs in Saudi Arabia (e.g. EPOS Installations Project Management etc) Regards Fri, 06 Oct 2017 20:54:50 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-06T20:54:50Z British Expat Life Insurance Finding Life Insurance whilst working in the UAE can be time consuming, expensive, confusing and you are not sure whether you move again if the cover is valid. Try they can sour... Fri, 06 Oct 2017 11:58:54 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-06T11:58:54Z PADI Instructor Courses in Tofo Mozambique Is diving with Whales, Whale sharks or Oceanic Mantas your dream? Become a PADI Dive Instructor in Mozambique! Mozambique is a perfect place to start your instructor course. The laid back a... Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:03:49 GMT Africa 2017-10-05T14:03:49Z Best way to take money to Egypt Hi all I am travelling to Egypt in less than a month. Any advice on how to take money? I've read that they don't have a lot of ATMs and withdrawing can be tricky, but at the same time I don't wa... Wed, 04 Oct 2017 15:31:30 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-10-04T15:31:30Z Toyota Hilux May be starting a contract which will involve a fair amount of off road driving visiting remote work sites in the desert. Car being proposed is a Toyota Hilux Autobox. I’ve always had manual Landcr... Tue, 03 Oct 2017 18:08:30 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-03T18:08:30Z Midwife seeking advice on move to Abu Dhabi Hi all, I am a UK midwife currently living and working in wales. I have been a midwife for a number of years now, and have been dreaming about working away for far too long. I have recently vi... Mon, 02 Oct 2017 22:52:34 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-02T22:52:34Z DOH to DXB travel Question for the regular travelers doing DOH to DXB or even DOH to SHJ/AUH route on a Thursday evening. I have the researched the following options. DOH to DXB via Muscat: 4 hours travel time... Mon, 02 Oct 2017 14:05:25 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-02T14:05:25Z Mount Toubkal, Morocco Does anyone here have recent experience of trekking up Mt Toubkal, Morocco in December? [We're thinking of doing it in December 2018.] Is a guide necessary? Can we hire any equipment in Imlil? Do w... Mon, 02 Oct 2017 09:50:01 GMT Africa and The Middle East - Travel Forums - Travellerspoint 2017-10-02T09:50:01Z Deltas dunes and falls sleeping bag and footwear Hi I'm doing delta dunes and falls southbound in November can anyone advice what season of sleeping bag I will need. I've been looking at very lightweight compact ones but not sure if that's warm e... Sun, 01 Oct 2017 21:42:26 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-10-01T21:42:26Z Incorrect Job Title on Visa Hi all, If there has been a mistake on your visa regarding a job title, does this pose any issues? e.g. when applying for a car loan I've been working in my job now for a few months in a ... Sun, 01 Oct 2017 19:21:10 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-01T19:21:10Z UAE and change of jobs Hi all , I am seeking anyone's advice or experience regarding a job change in the UAE. I have UAE residency (expiry mid 2018) which is employer sponsored since 2014 at which time i went throu... Sun, 01 Oct 2017 00:09:34 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-10-01T00:09:34Z Wetsuit question for Mafia Island 11/17 The water temperature in November at Mafia seems to average around 80F. I am taking my own gear to this new destination and wondered if anyone has any thoughts on skin vs shorty vs full based on co... Wed, 27 Sep 2017 17:45:53 GMT Africa 2017-09-27T17:45:53Z Kenya Africa 25 Nov to 08 Dec 2017 London England guy travelling solo to Kenya Africa 25 Nov to 09 Dec 2017. My mugshot photo and lots about me can be found by clicking on my profile - easy going, well mannered, adventurous, little ... Wed, 27 Sep 2017 16:24:52 GMT Africa and The Middle East - Travel Forums - Travellerspoint 2017-09-27T16:24:52Z Questions for the next trip Hello, I am almost ready to book a trip!!!! - hopefully I can get enough time for the DCN trip, but I do have a few questions... 1- Vaccinations - I have visited a travel clinic and reviewed th... Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:48:10 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-09-26T15:48:10Z Dental care in the Gulf Looks like I'm going to need some orthodontist work done to stop teeth from shifting (which is causing my gums to recede). It's not bad now but if I don't do anything it will only get worse. So say... Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:01:05 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-26T13:01:05Z Cape Town to Victoria Falls Does anyone know what the "Touring Vehicle" is/looks like when going on the Wildlife Safari Drive in Etosha National Park in Namibia as well as the "customized safari vehicles" used in the Okavanga... Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:19:54 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-09-26T05:19:54Z Which are The Best Places for travelling in Egypt? Hello friends, I am Zhen Lei from China. I am going Egypt next month with my husband. I have booked my package through online from Ask-Aladdin travel company. We will stay there 7 days. Now I am co... Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:52:45 GMT Egypt 2017-09-25T17:52:45Z Less Cruises Middle East - Europe ? Apologies if this has been covered elsewhere , but I wasn't sure where to post, and have no response on another thread. It would appear Norwegian have pulled of Middle East - Europe this year,... Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:21:20 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-25T15:21:20Z Anyone ever been at Gold on 27 at Burj al Arab? There´s a new bar in Burj al Arab, called Gold on 27. Has anyone ever been there and do they really not charge a minimum spend? What happens if we really only go there for one cocktail each? Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:21:13 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-25T15:21:13Z African nation with a good conservation record? We are planning on going to Africa (safari) sometime in the next 3 or 4 years, it has been a life long dream, & we need to go while we can still travel & move ( both retired & in our 60s). I would ... Sun, 24 Sep 2017 23:46:04 GMT Africa Forum - Relocation, Moving, Local City Discussions - City-Data Forum 2017-09-24T23:46:04Z First ever climb up Kilimanjaro! What advice and tips can you give? Go slowly even if you feel like going fast, take ear plugs to sleep at night, careful of sunburn take a hat that protects your ears and neck, remember to look back and see how far you have come rat... Sun, 24 Sep 2017 11:48:47 GMT Map of Africa - Travellr 2017-09-24T11:48:47Z Seychelles recommendations Hi all...I?m taking a cruise around the Seychelles in August. I?ll have 3 days in Mahe prior to the cruise. I?m in need of a recommendation of a driver, things to do, and restaurants! Thank you!! ... Sat, 23 Sep 2017 20:17:30 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-23T20:17:30Z Recommended Shore Excursion in Salalah? Our ship is docking in Salalah in mid-November and we're trying to figure out which shore excursion to take. I understand that a lot of people recommend staying on the ship, but we'd prefer to get ... Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:29:27 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-22T22:29:27Z Urgent advice - I want to leave my husband Hi, I've been married with my husband for 2 years with several years of relationship (before getting married). Unfortunately our marriage is not working. He is being emotionally abused and I f... Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:42:37 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-22T00:42:37Z Anyone on here living in Riyadh? Would like to get to know a few more people...let me know if you're also in the middle of the desert! Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:42:30 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-22T00:42:30Z CAN I DRIVE LEGALLY? Hi. We are in the process of buying a car from one of our friends. We went down to transfer insurance (into my husbands name) and to change the ownership. Insurance change was fine however our... Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:04:23 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-21T14:04:23Z renew the UK driving licence I found that my driving licence will be expired soon. I can renew online, and just wonder if they ask any proof of address I live... Has anybody done the renew? Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:04:16 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-21T14:04:16Z Glass Bottomed Boat in Sharm El Sheikh I believe these are easy to arrange on arrival and some even go from the old town, near to the port. Can I ask if anyone has done a glass bottomed boat ride in Sharm and if it would be better to g... Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:29:18 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-20T16:29:18Z Hotel near Port Rashid cruise terminal i am a solo female traveler. My cruise ends in Dubai on November 14, but remains docked there for two days. I will have onboard ship privileges during the day, but will need a hotel for one night... Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:29:11 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-20T16:29:11Z UGANDA & GORILLAS OVERLAND - Why age limited? I was all set for researching on the date for this trip until I see the age requirement of 18-39. So bummed as it looked like my kind of trip with camping and gorilla trekking..I’m 46. It shows it... Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:12:31 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-09-19T21:12:31Z Pls egyptair phone numbers in nigeria Call this number for EgyptAir in Abuja. For Flight and hotel bookings in Abuja visit about 6 hours ago Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:09:09 GMT Map of Nigeria - Travellr 2017-09-19T20:09:09Z Casablanca tour question Our family is going on a Canary Islands cruise in January and will be in Casablanca for one day. I contacted 2 highly rated tour companies in Casablanca for a Casablanca highlights tour and both r... Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:17:14 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-19T08:17:14Z Movers - Dubai to UK Any suggestions for good movers for moving back to the UK? Might be only LCL as we won't take back some of the lager furniture items. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:02:28 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-19T08:02:28Z Oman / Muscat Hi all, Would appreciate any comments on cost of living / monthly salary for a reasonable existence in Oman - specifically Muscat. Accomm - I have done some research and suspect an average ... Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:49:58 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-18T20:49:58Z International Parcels South Africa Hello, I have been posting more in the new zealand threads as I am moving there in November. My parents are travelling to South Africa on holiday in March 2018. My mum's question is, ... Sat, 16 Sep 2017 18:33:23 GMT Africa : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-16T18:33:23Z Hotels in Petra? We will be stopping overnight in Aqaba in Oct 2018 aboard Quest. Of course, we plan to visit Petra, as this is one of the main attractions of this particular itinerary. Does anyone have experienc... Sat, 16 Sep 2017 05:36:12 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-16T05:36:12Z Kenya & Tanzania Camping Safari OR MASAI & TANZANIA CAMPING Hi Everyone, My fiancé and I are planning our honeymoon for July 2018 ... We want to do about a 10-11 day safari and then find somewhere on the beach for another 10-11 days. Both (a)Kenya & Tan... Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:35:51 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-09-15T20:35:51Z Highlights of Madagascar - practical questions for trip Hi all, I've got a few questions for my upcoming trip to Madagascar in Oct. 1. I'm wondering about access to ATMs in some of the cities outside the capital or whether I should just bring enough ... Fri, 15 Sep 2017 20:35:44 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-09-15T20:35:44Z No Israel Visa for Indian passport--will we be DENIED BOARDING? We have booked a cruise which visits Eilat in Israel for 19 hours from 11pm to 6pm the next day; We are worried about the Israeli visa, which is required for Indian nationals with Indian passpor... Wed, 13 Sep 2017 23:25:12 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-13T23:25:12Z Qatar Financial Centre - Set up - Advice Hi All, New to the forum, hope you're all happy and healthy. I would like some advice please. Has any one had any direct or indirect interaction with the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC... Wed, 13 Sep 2017 23:10:27 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-13T23:10:27Z Accommodation allowance for couples in Qatar Hi Both my husband and myself have secured roles in Qatar. Please would anyone be able to advise if we will both be eligible for housing allowance? My husband contract offers different amoun... Wed, 13 Sep 2017 01:50:10 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-13T01:50:10Z Power plugs Hey guys i was just wondering what power plugs are needed for Jordan and Israel? Can you use the European one? Thanks ?? Mon, 11 Sep 2017 20:28:01 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-09-11T20:28:01Z Dubai Shuttle Does anyone know whether Azamara provides a shuttle bus in Dubai and if so where it goes to? Sent from my iPad using Forums Sun, 10 Sep 2017 20:22:46 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-10T20:22:46Z Life in Morocco compared to life in Turkey I'm an Irish expatriate in Paris, and my wife and I would like to relocate to a country in the Muslim world. Although the UAE and Qatar have the most money to be made, we don't want to live a lifes... Sun, 10 Sep 2017 20:08:07 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-10T20:08:07Z Going to South Africa. What do they wear? Any dietary restrictions or alcohol restrictions? Well last time I checked they wear cloths there not animal Dietary like bugs? sometimes if you got to some top restaurants it might be on the menu about 6 hours ago Sun, 10 Sep 2017 14:12:43 GMT Map of Africa - Travellr 2017-09-10T14:12:43Z Cape Town Kruger - Are hiking boots necessary for Kruger?. Hi, travelling on the Cape Town - Kruger - Falls tour. Have read different recommendations for footware in Kruger. Are a good pair of sneakers OK or should one use hiking type boots?. It makes a bi... Sun, 10 Sep 2017 12:21:07 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-09-10T12:21:07Z Are things as grim as they appear for westerners? Do you think it will get worse? Hi all, Currently in UAE and I'm seeing more and more western expats leaving each day. I myself am facing some problems as I'm currently on indefinite leave with my company unless they can win... Sat, 09 Sep 2017 22:45:37 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-09T22:45:37Z Passports stamped at Israel port call? Intend to do a cruise with Thompson's Celebration and its Escape to the East itinerary. It spends one night/two days at Ashdod and day trips to various locations in Israeli are on offer. Interested... Sat, 09 Sep 2017 01:30:29 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-09T01:30:29Z Highlights of Madagascar questions Hi, I have booked the Nov 25, 2017 departure for the trip [just me solo] If you have been on this trip before, please feel free to share your thoughts... 1. The main concern I have is getting sic... Fri, 08 Sep 2017 07:11:59 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-09-08T07:11:59Z Dubai: Cost of Taxi from port to Burj Khalifa? Hi everyone, we´ll be in Dubai for just a few hours, so we want to make the most of it. Our cruise ship arrives in the afternoon and so far we´re planning to see Burj Khalifa (140th floor because... Wed, 06 Sep 2017 21:10:18 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-06T21:10:18Z Port formalities in Ashdod and Haifa? We'll be visiting Israel with Celebrity next month - two nights docked at Ashdod and one at Haifa. What's the process for passing through immigration, customs and security before meeting our small-... Wed, 06 Sep 2017 10:42:47 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-06T10:42:47Z Moving to Qatar in 2017 Hi folks, I'm looking for some advice. I have a variety of experience in financial services (insurance sector in main) ranging from managing quality, improving business processes,writing oili... Tue, 05 Sep 2017 23:51:21 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-05T23:51:21Z BAE Saudi Application process Hi, My partner is waiting to move to Saudi working for BAE. His interview was Aug 2016, he had a medical and various immunisations at Preston in January and other than the odd email saying he... Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:02:59 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-05T13:02:59Z Work for Spouses in Oman So last evening the missus brought up the ‘what about mycareer’ discussion as our toddler is getting to an age where he can probablygo to day care. What is your experience do most of your partners ... Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:02:53 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-05T13:02:53Z Seef v Juffair I went to Bahrain for some partying a few years ago. I had a pretty good time in Juffair but the bars and clubs were jam-packed with hookers. I wonder if the bars and clubs in Seef are different? D... Tue, 05 Sep 2017 13:02:46 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-05T13:02:46Z Hints and tips during your visit at Safaga port 1- You will get your entry visa upon arrival at the port 2- At Luxor tour try to wear a flat comfortable shoes during the tour 3- Drink mineral water don?t try tap water in any place 4- Tempe... Sun, 03 Sep 2017 18:59:42 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-03T18:59:42Z Questions about Safaga port(Egypt)? As i noticed there is a lack of information about Safaga port and activities and things to do from there i would like to help you as much as i can. Sun, 03 Sep 2017 18:59:35 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-09-03T18:59:35Z Etihad: LHR-AUH return, or vice versa? Good morning, quite often here I see comments that it is cheaper to book return flights to UAE from UK than it is to do a return flight to UK from UAE on the same route. Fairly soon I need to dec... Sun, 03 Sep 2017 08:18:24 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-09-03T08:18:24Z 7-8 days for Aliwal Shoal/Protea Banks/Sodwana Bay I'm planning 7-8 days diving vacation on South Africa at the beginning of October. I'm want to dive with pelagic fish, but I also love reef dives and diving with big school of fish. I've dived a lo... Sat, 02 Sep 2017 17:52:19 GMT Africa 2017-09-02T17:52:19Z Egypt and Jordan Adventure Is anyone adventuring on the Oct 5 - 21 Egypt/Jordan trip going a day early to Cairo? Looking to see if I should book a flight a day prior! xoxo! Sat, 02 Sep 2017 03:25:50 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-09-02T03:25:50Z Anyone been on the Moroccan Desert Adventure? Hey all, Has anyone been on this trip? If so, can you tell me if it's any good, any advice, etc? Thanks Thu, 31 Aug 2017 20:01:17 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-08-31T20:01:17Z Cairo Airport Hotel Recommendation Hello all, We will leaving Cairo at 8 AM and we were wondering if someone could recommend a quality but reasonably priced hotel at the Cairo airport for one night. We will be staying prior at... Thu, 31 Aug 2017 07:17:12 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-08-31T07:17:12Z Botswana Chobe National Park Water Cruises Hi Everyone, Has anyone done either the Chobe River Sunset Boat Cruise or the Chobe River Safari? What is the difference, besides the large difference in price? Thanks, Gary Wed, 30 Aug 2017 23:04:24 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-08-30T23:04:24Z KAZA Visa experience (Victoria Falls)? Hi guys, my sister and I are doing the Dunes, Deltas & Falls tour in November. We start in Victoria Falls and saw that the bridge (or at least parts of it) actually belong to Zambia. Does anybody ... Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:39:08 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-08-30T12:39:08Z Oman Visa run My mother in law is staying with us in Abu Dhabi on a 30 day tourist visa. She needs another 30 days added on top, so I think we'll have to do a visa run? Does anyone have any advice on visa ... Tue, 29 Aug 2017 13:01:37 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-08-29T13:01:37Z Overnight in Nairobi on the way to Tanzania We need to fly to Kilijimaro for a Tauck tour and the flights from Chicago are not very good. What if we fly into Nairobi and overnight there and fly out the next morning. Any thoughts about th... Tue, 29 Aug 2017 02:58:49 GMT Africa & Middle East 2017-08-29T02:58:49Z Traveling Affordably I am a college student and would like to travel before I graduate, I am having some trouble finding affordable travel groups or even affordable airfare to South Africa. Once you are there it seems ... Mon, 28 Aug 2017 00:26:32 GMT Africa and The Middle East - Travel Forums - Travellerspoint 2017-08-28T00:26:32Z Dunes, Deltas & Falls Money help Hey everyone, I have a few questions for anyone that has been on this trip before or visited the countries Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Sourh Africa 1. How much money would you advise on taking? ... Sun, 27 Aug 2017 11:38:38 GMT The G Adventures Watering Hole - Travel Forum • View forum - Africa and Middle East 2017-08-27T11:38:38Z Offered Job in Qatar Ive just been offfered a role in Qatar. The role sounds great but im worried the intial salary they have offered is not enough for me. 18,880QAR a month inlcusive of housing allowance. I think I wo... Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:45:28 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-08-23T11:45:28Z Any British doctors in Dubai? Hi, could I please ask any British doctors in Dubai for some information? How much would a Consultant Anaesthetist is likely to earn and what are the benefits provided? Many thanks. Wed, 23 Aug 2017 01:22:11 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-08-23T01:22:11Z Cricket in Dubai Hi all, first post here. Due to land in Dubai early September and was wondering if anyone here is playing/coaching/umpiring cricket in Dubai? Thanks in advance. TheSliverFox Wed, 23 Aug 2017 01:22:05 GMT Middle East : British Expat Discussion Forum 2017-08-23T01:22:05Z