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Dubai is an international layover hub. Make the most of your stopover by getting out of the airport to explore. With two days you can sample the local culture and shop til you drop.

48 Hours in Dubai

  Dubai is perfect layover destination and with one of the world’s busiest airports it’s no surprise that many travellers find themselves spending some time in this incredible city. We spent 48 hours in Dubai discovering everything it has to offer. With only two days to spend I put together my must see/do list and came up with the following:…

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Hong Kong is the gateway to Asia where east meets west. In a 48 hour layover you can see the big sights and start to get a feel for what makes this city tick.

48 Hours in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is the gateway to Asia and buzzes with a vibrant culture of east meets west, old and new. As an expat living here it is easy to get caught up in the daily grind, but with a friend visiting soon I set out to rediscover what makes this city tick.   Here are all the must see places…

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A scuba diving trip to Ticao Island Resort in the Philippines is the perfect mix of great diving, friendly hospitality and fantastic scenery.

Diving Ticao Island – Philippines

Pristine waters, warm temperatures, good food and great hospitality.  The perfect combination to a great diving holiday. I’m always looking for dive trip inspiration. Let me know your favourite scuba spot in the comments. Ideal Itinerary- 4 nights Day 1: Early flight to Manila in time for the lunchtime flight to Legazpi. Transfer to Ticao Island Resort and in theory you should be sipping a…

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Welcome to Expat Getaways

Welcome to Expat Getaways   I’m Jess and together with my husband Andrew we’ll be sharing our latest trips and travel advice! Head over to About Us to read more.   What is it? Expat Getaways is a travel blog full of itineraries for trips that we have taken from our base here in Hong Kong and travel hacks to make…

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