Tag Archives: Sahara

Oman -why I fell in love with it

Oman… I wasn’t quite sure what to expect before arriving, not having done much research. Saw a few pictures, heard it was nice, that’s about it. And then I arrived and it all fell into place…

Addicted to Morocco

Why Morocco is one of my favourite countries to travel in…

A fascination for the Sahara

Sahara is the Arabic word for desert.  Visit a desert or two, and you will find out that the desert is a magical, ever-changing landscape and not just a huge pile of sand:  huge golden dunes,  flat packed desert,  a moonscape scattered with strange rock formations or craggy and colourful mountains. If you care to spend a few days […]

My favourite books on my favourite place: Morocco

Morocco is a mystical, mysterious and exotic place. It’s a magical blend of Arabia and Africa – from the Atlas mountains to the Sahara desert where the warm, timeless desert breeze touches your soul, to the ancient cities of Marrakesh, Fez and Casablanca, whose protective city walls drip with secrets of days gone by. It’s also a […]

7 good reasons to drink Gin

Like you need a reason. But ok, here goes. And this is also why we have gin o’clock on our Venus Adventures trips, it’s an important part of our day. Cheers! 1. Gin and tonic with a slice/squeeze of lemon. Now we all know the benefits of lemons, some say it can even cure cancer. 2. […]

I really did that? Highlights of a she-nomad’s life

Every now and then you need a little adventure in your life to make you feel alive, to have a break from the mundane and the monotonous, to break free from the routine.  Life should not be a straight forward stroll stroll down Mediocrity Street, instead it should have some exciting bumps and curves to […]

Bedouin Law

“It would be better to die with honour than to bring shame and dishonour upon yourself and your tribe.” Bedouin laws are not written down. Their history, law and traditions have all been passed down orally from one generation to the next….click here to read more: Bedouin Law – a timeless ancient tradition

Travels and fun with Venus Adventures

Check out what the girls get up to when they are let loose on an exotic trip with Venus Adventures. We get a little wild…