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  • Our Essential Africa Itinerary

    So far our blog has explored Europe, Northern and Central America, the Middle East and even Australia. 3 months ago, we decided it was time to explore a continent that we knew surprisingly...

  • Hiking Tikal for Sunrise

    Fumbling through the darkness, my eyes searching the small pool of light radiating from the torch strapped to my bag, concentrating hard, I tried to keep up with our guide. It was 4:30am on...

  • Relaxing at The Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates

    As soon as we stepped foot into the cool, marbled grandeur of the lobby of The Kempinski Hotel, Mall of the Emirates, it was evident that today would be a morning of five star pampering. We...

  • The Wondrous World of the Crystal Ice Caves in Iceland

    Iceland is an island of amazing natural phenomena such as volcanoes, lava fields, glaciers and earthquakes, but there is no better place to learn about man’s effect and relationship with...

Episode 10 of the world in a weekend podcast is now available on iTunes, stitcher, Tunein radio and a host of other podcast apps. Make sure you subscribe to The World in a...

How to do Halong Bay without the crowds

Indochina Junk Dragon Legend Cruise Review Most importantly – Does the hotel and room do what it’s supposed to do? Yes, Indochina Junk offers luxury cruises around Ha Long...

Hanoi via Tripadvisor: The travel experiment

I’m a big data kind of guy. There’s nothing I love more than my beautiful travel partner, Rachel. However, playing around with data in excel spreadsheets is not far behind....

The Chedi Muscat Hotel & Room Review

Most importantly – Does the hotel and room do what it’s supposed to do? The Chedi Muscat is a luxury getaway for up market travellers and visitors to the country of Oman and...

Al Nadha Resort and Spa: The VIP Massage

As a very low maintenance man I have never had the urge to get a massage. However, as a travel blogger I am lucky enough to visit some of the most beautiful hotels in the world,...

About Us

Hi, we are Rachel and Tim from The World in a Weekend. We treat every trip as a once in a lifetime experience, maximising our time by squeezing in as many places and activities as we can. Our passion is to discover secret wonders and try new things, and we are committed to report our honest findings to our loyal readers.

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