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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...

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,...

Al Nadha Resort and Spa: The VIP day trip

Oman is not what you would expect, partially because you’ve maybe never heard of Oman or have never expected to go there. It may also be because the general perception of the...

Ultimate Layover: Oman VIP Edition

Here at the world in a weekend we’re passionate about enjoying the journey and not just the destination. One of our key philosophies is that the act of travelling should also be...

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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