The World in a Weekend Author

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 sites and activities as we can. Our ultimate goal is to visit every country in the world (one weekend at a time). We seek to inspire, expose different experiences, and hope others follow in our footsteps and travel out of their normal comfort zones. We love to motivate and get people to try new things and fully immerse themselves in different destinations. Our passion is to discover secret wonders and try new things, and we are committed to report our honest findings to our loyal readers.

Abu Dhabi Highlights: Shangri-la Hotel Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi

Our favourite Abu Dhabi hotel was definitely the stunning and sophisticated Shangri-la Hotel Qaryat Al Beri. The Shangri-La Hotel is a five star hotel which provides everything...

Abu Dhabi Highlights: Seawings Tour

Gripping on tightly to my seat, the engine fired up and the noise reverberated loudly around the empty seaplane. Glancing across to the pilot sitting next to me, he looked cool...

ABU DHABI HIGHLIGHTS: Saadiyat Beach Club

The secluded and tranquil hideaway of the Saadiyat Beach Club was just what the doctor ordered after my hectic day bustling around Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The surroundings are...

Abu Dhabi Highlights: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

For the sightseeing tourist in Abu Dhabi, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is THE must see of not just Abu Dhabi but arguably the entire region. My taxi driver dropped me off on...

Ultimate Layover Abu Dhabi Edition

In 2020, the new Boeing 777 will come into service and allow travellers to fly direct from London to Sydney. Until then though, travellers wanting to explore South East Asia or...

MUST SEE: De Castellane Champagne House

Our weekend in the champagne Region climaxed with a visit to De Castellane Champagne house in Epernay. De Castellane was founded in 1895 and quickly became the “Champagne du...

Must See: The Jewel of Luxembourg

Vianden Castle is the centrepiece in the country of castles known as Luxembourg. Situated on German border and built over the centuries on Roman Ruins, this breath-taking castle...

#MoatsAndMoët

1000 miles, 4 countries, 4 days, 17 castles and as much Champagne as we could handle; welcome to our #MoatsAndMoët road trip. Taking advantage of the long bank holiday weekend,...

How to conquer Ryanair (and other short haul airlines)

For the last few years budget airlines including Ryanair have been trying to overhaul their image, make themselves more customer friendly and have curtailed a lot of their...

Liebster Award Nomination

  I’m very honoured to be awarded with a Liebster Award from Ciara over at Ciara Cohen Ennis. Make sure to check out her marvellous blog and follow her adventures!...