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What to expect from the Saudi Pavilion, Expo 2020

If you’re looking for a jaw dropping experience in Dubai then the Saudi Pavilion, Expo 2020 is the place for you. Located in the Opportunity District (of course) this is the second biggest pavilion at Expo. And I would argue the glitziest. It really does celebrate everything Saudi Arabia has to offer. Its people, natural

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bee keeping model in terra sustainability pavilion

Terra Sustainability Pavilion, Expo’s very own Science Museum

Who doesn’t love a science museum, especially a sustainable, interactive, thought provoking one?! Terra, the Sustainability Pavilion at Expo is all this and more. This was Piper’s favourite part of our visit to Expo 2020 and where we spent the most time, probably learning the most. Be sure to visit if you’re visiting Expo 2020

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Visiting Expo 2020 with kids

Traveling and learning are two of my favourite things to do so a visit to a World Expo is my absolute dream. But is it as fun for children? Over the last few events, Expos have become more and more family friendly with specific shows, presentations and even pavilions dedicated to kids. The current Expo

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holiding up multimedia umbrellas at the netherlands pavilion

Why I loved the Netherlands Pavilion Expo 2020

The Netherlands Pavilion at Expo 2020 is not just a building, it’s a biotope. No, I had no idea what that was either until we visited! A Biotope basically mean a “place of life” and the Netherlands have embraced this philosophy creating a self sustainable harvesting machine. It’s a closed loop system meaning it creates

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World Expo 2020 a fun day out in Dubai

We’re always looking for unusual activities on our travels and our recent trip to the UAE was no different. Even though we were all in need of a proper break and didn’t want to fill our schedules too heavily I still wanted at least one fun day out in Dubai. A trip to the World

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exterior the singapore pavilion at expo 2020

Visiting the Singapore Pavilion Expo 2020

It was no surprise that the Singapore Pavilion at Expo 2020 was very green and lush. It’s a real head turner from the outside, completely covered by vibrant green plants and high level viewing platforms. It’s like a mini version of the cloud gardens at Gardens by the Bay which took me straight back to

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the palace of versailles in France

Visiting Versailles with Kids

Versailles in France is often overlooked for its more famous neighbour Paris. Often added last minute to an itinerary as a day trip from the city of lights. But I really thinks it’s worth it’s own stopover. In fact we often opt to stay in Dubai and take a day trip to Paris instead. Yes,

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heart shaped cloud peeking out from behind the eiffel tower

Top places to get the best view of the Eiffel Tower

At over 300 metres tall you can get a pretty great view of the Eiffel Tower from most spots in Paris. Its triangular shape welcomes you to the city and provides an excellent grounding point if you’re feeling a little lost. However sometimes you want to be a little bit extra and get some really

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the glass pyramid of the louvre museum under a blue sky with white fluffy clouds

Paris in One Day, how to see the top spots in 24 hours

Let’s face it, just one day in Paris is never going to be long enough. It’s a city meant for enjoying, for people watching, romantic strolls and getting lost down the narrow alleyways. But if you really only have 24 hours in the city of light then it is possible to see the best of

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lille with kids

Lille with kids – the Ultimate Guide

Our first stop on our 2 week French road trip was the beautiful city of Lille. Home to jaw-dropping French architecture, wide open spaces and the type of French cuisine that make this country so foodie famous. We absolutely loved our short stay and after reading this guide to Lille with kids I hope you

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