FTME Team

The Family Travel in the Middle East team of travel writers are all parents based in the Middle East, sharing first hand experiences and reviews from across the region to help you plan your next family adventure.

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Top Attractions and Places to Visit in Qatar With Family in 2024

Top Attractions and Places to Visit in Qatar With Family in 2024

Are you looking at making a stopover vacation in Qatar with your family? We’ve gathered all the top highlights of things to see …
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Dubai’s 10 Best Family-Friendly Beach Clubs to Try in 2024

Dubai’s 10 Best Family-Friendly Beach Clubs to Try in 2024

Looking for a sensational beachside spot in Dubai to impress the family but can’t afford a staycation? If an overnight resort stay is …
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9 Best Family-Friendly Abu Dhabi Beach Clubs

9 Best Family-Friendly Abu Dhabi Beach Clubs

Looking for a family-friendly beach visit in Abu Dhabi? While there are plenty of free public beaches in Abu Dhabi, facilities at private beach …
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Understanding Ramadan in Qatar: 2024 Visitor’s Guide

Understanding Ramadan in Qatar: 2024 Visitor’s Guide

One of the main questions that arises for non-Muslim tourists visiting Qatar during Ramadan is how to behave during the Holy Month. While understanding …
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Meet the Animals of the UAE: Nature Reserves and Wildlife Hotspots

Meet the Animals of the UAE: Nature Reserves and Wildlife Hotspots

We are blessed in the United Arab Emirates to have some incredibly diverse landscapes; far beyond simply desert dunes, there are many creatures, from …
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What to Wear in Saudi Arabia; Dress Code Advice For Tourists

What to Wear in Saudi Arabia; Dress Code Advice For Tourists

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, known to many as KSA, is an extremely conservative country with a strict dress code despite recent changes to …
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All The Best Things to Do in Doha With Kids

All The Best Things to Do in Doha With Kids

Doha, the capital of Qatar, is a modern city with a desert backdrop, bringing with it an intriguing mix of surprising family-friendliness. The Qatari’…
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Qatar Dresscode Explained; What Should I Wear Visiting Doha, Qatar?

Qatar Dresscode Explained; What Should I Wear Visiting Doha, Qatar?

Although not as conservative as some countries in the Middle East region, Qatar is an Islamic country, and there are dress standards that tourists …
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February Half Term in the UAE – Family-Friendly School Holiday Ideas 2024

February Half Term in the UAE – Family-Friendly School Holiday Ideas 2024

Have your kids got a half-term break coming up in the UAE and wondering how to keep them entertained and try something new? We …
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Planning Your Family Holiday in Jordan in 2024

Planning Your Family Holiday in Jordan in 2024

With stunning natural landscapes, important religious sites, incredible historical monuments, and some of the most fascinating geographic points on earth – the small but mighty …
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Is the Middle East “Safe” for Family Vacations?

Is the Middle East “Safe” for Family Vacations?

Putting some truth and context behind the world’s most misunderstood region for travellers Have you ever been put off a trip to the …
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Tipping in Jordan: Cultural Expectations & Amounts in 2024

Tipping in Jordan: Cultural Expectations & Amounts in 2024

One of the most confusing aspects of visiting a new country and a new culture can be determining whether you should tip for services, …
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