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UAE Outdoor Activities for Families – Ultimate Winter Guide for 2020/21

UAE Outdoor Activities for Families – Ultimate Winter Guide for 2020/21

As the weather starts to cool, all attention in the United Arab Emirates turns to the great outdoors and making the most of those …
Discover Kalba UAE- Sharjah’s eastern exclave

Discover Kalba UAE- Sharjah’s eastern exclave

Kalba is a small city of Sharjah located on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates. Enjoying coastal access to the Gulf of …
Ultimate guide to Abu Dhabi things to do & weekend getaways

Ultimate guide to Abu Dhabi things to do & weekend getaways

Since COVID-19 safety measures saw the road borders between Abu Dhabi and it’s neighbouring Emirate Dubai shut in late June 2020, residents in Abu …
2020 Update: Ultimate guide to desert camping in the UAE & Northern Oman

2020 Update: Ultimate guide to desert camping in the UAE & Northern Oman

One of the most unforgettable experiences your kids can have in the UAE is to go desert camping. Inspired by our Wadi Rum camping …
What to Wear in Jordan; Packing advice for women, men & children

What to Wear in Jordan; Packing advice for women, men & children

When I visited Jordan for the first time, two bits of travel advice stood out for me as a female traveller, ‘do not wear …
A beginners guide to attending the Al Dhafra Festival 2020

A beginners guide to attending the Al Dhafra Festival 2020

When people talk about seeking out unique experiences in the UAE, getting beyond the cities, and learning more about the cultures and traditions of …
5 Stunning Beach Resorts on Saadiyat Island

5 Stunning Beach Resorts on Saadiyat Island

Abu Dhabi’s undisputed beach resort champion is Saadiyat Island, sitting just to the north of the city centre and easily connected by freeway …
Abu Dhabi’s Best Family Beach Clubs in 2020

Abu Dhabi’s Best Family Beach Clubs in 2020

Looking for a family-friendly visit to the beach in Abu Dhabi? Whilst public beaches are slowly re-opening post-COVID, most offer little sun protection in …
11 Incredible new short breaks from Abu Dhabi

11 Incredible new short breaks from Abu Dhabi

With the announcement this year of two new budget airlines to commence operating out of Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) – Wizz Air and Air …
Family-Friendly UAE Staycation Deals this Summer

Family-Friendly UAE Staycation Deals this Summer

Summer 2020 Staycation deals Finding ourselves in quite an unusual position where most families will remain in the UAE this summer rather than travel overseas, …
Family things to do in Umm Al Quwain

Family things to do in Umm Al Quwain

Situated between Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain is the smallest of the UAE’s Emirates by population and the second smallest …
Planning your visit to the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Planning your visit to the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi continues to strive towards being seen at the cultural centre of the Middle East.  Opened in November 2017, the Louvre Abu Dhabi …