The Carnival of Weekend Wanderings, Edition #1

Welcome to the very first edition of The Carnival of Weekend Wanderings! Are you ready to read all about the fun weekends? You may find a new destination, food to try or things to do this weekend. Read on!

Nada Mohamed of Undefined Declarations shares her snowy experience at Yas Island during Kanye West’s concert. Snow? In the desert? Find out more in It Was a Snowy Night at Yas Island.

From Abu Dhabi, we jump on to New Delhi, India. Tarana of Sand in My Toes is in India for a vacation with her family and presents the medley of sweet, tangy and spicy flavors of the popular Indian street food ‘chaat’ in Street Food from New Delhi: chaat

Sarah of The Hedonista leaves her door in Dubai to the front door of some insanely exotic villa in less than 8 hours and she’s in Sri Lanka! In Where’s Your Slice of South West Sri Lanka Part I, Sarah shares what to do, where to go, what to eat and the not so good bits too! Be informed before you travel!

Sulagna Dasgupta of Love India takes us to their Romantic Holiday in Tapola, Panchgani & Wai near Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra. She shows the wonderful green mountains and lakes. What a refreshing sight! So different from where I am now!

On to the Indian Ocean! Just four hours from Dubai, Sandy of Ginger and Scotch and her lovely family landed in Male, Maldives for the Islamic New Year Long Weekend. They stayed in the beautiful Jumeirah Dhevanafushi. No need for more words, just look at the pictures!

Megha of MK Livin & Lovin got busy with making pizza – a healthier one to boot by using tortilla bread. I’m already hungry just by typing that!

Nadia Masood had a fun weekend, no doubt. She and her husband went to try the Dubai Marina Dinner Dhow Cruise. See how the marina is so beautiful at night and if you live in Dubai and haven’t been there thinking “Oh it’s just there”, stop procrastinating and go this weekend!

Our last stop is Pinay Flying High presenting Meanwhile in Vietnam – about her fun weekend in Vietnam, 4 million motorcycles and all. She shares that since Vietnam is a very affordable destination, you can live like a millionaire! Now that I want to try…


Thank you all for your submissions! What do you think of this blog carnival? Isn’t it fun? Please spread the word about the carnival on your blog or on Twitter so we can get more people to participate next time. The more, the merrier. Right?

Next edition is up on February 21, 2013 and you have now until the 19th of February to write and send me your ‘weekend wanderings’ posts through this article submission form.

(If in case the Blog Carnival site is down, please submit your article link to my email address: sandierpastures at gmail dot com)




    • Grace says

      Thanks for sending your article Nadia! I look forward to featuring you and your blog again in the next edition next, next Thursday!

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