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Emirates Park Zoo @ Abu Dhabi

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This year's winter is definitely longer than last year. I remember around this time last year, the weather is already very hot and I could not stay outdoor more than a few minutes as the heat comes literally from the ground, rendering umbrella useless..

I wouldn't say its cooling but the heat is still bearable that we manage to kill 3 hours at zoo on a Saturday late morning to afternoon. 
We head out to Emirates Park Zoo at Abi Dhabi in the morning after breakfast at home. Its an hour drive from Dubai and just off the highway so it is very easy to reach. 
We got our tickets via Entertainer so we get in with AED 70 for 4 person. Got a wrist band and off we go. They don't allow food into the zoo, only water. 
We hit the petting zoo first as it is the first area nearest to the entrance.
There are tortoise, rabbit, duck, goat, hedgehog, etc.

There are a couple of station selling grass, vegetable and peanuts for little animals. We purchased the milk feed to the lamb for AED 15.…

A week in Lebanon 🇱🇧 -- Spring 2019 Road Trip

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Our spring break this year is very well spend in Lebanon. Lebanon is a beautiful country, the coastline is amazing especially during sunset and the mountains are stunning.

We were there for 9 days 8 nights. Minus the first and last day where we did not do much except airport and a meal, we were there for a full 7 days. To be honest, we take it slow and there are days when it was raining and we just stayed at hotel and chill. So one can definitely see most of Lebanon in 5 days or so. 
The weather in Spring is cooling, and some parts of the mountain are still covered in snow so if you are planning to drive into the mountain, a 4 wheel drive is advisable. Due to the snow and weather condition, the road to the Cedar of God is closed so we did not manage to see that. If that is a MUST for your trip, it is best to go in summer. 
Some TIPS before heading to LEBANON:
1. VISA Most nationalities can visit Lebanon and obtain a visa at the airport or country border with no fees. Kindly check their…