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UAE Public Holidays & School Holidays 2021

UAE Public Holidays & School Holidays 2021

It’s time to whip your calendar out again for the next round of holiday travel planning in 2021. We’re looking at available dates …
Sensational new Ropes Park for kids at Circuit X, Al Hudayriyat Island

Sensational new Ropes Park for kids at Circuit X, Al Hudayriyat Island

Strap up for an outdoor adventure at the new Al Hudayriyat Island adventure village with Circuit X. Circuit X is the newest …
21 Incredible Family Glamping spots in the UAE

21 Incredible Family Glamping spots in the UAE

Everyone keeps telling you you’ve really not experienced the UAE until you head out into the desert. So pretty to look at, wonderful …
Stunning locations for hiking in Israel with Kids

Stunning locations for hiking in Israel with Kids

Hiking with kids can be a challenge but can also be one of the best ways to engage your kids with a trip and …
What to Wear in Turkey; A tourists’ guide to Turkish Dress Code

What to Wear in Turkey; A tourists’ guide to Turkish Dress Code

As a secular country, visitors to Turkey enjoy a great deal of freedom in what they can wear especially in coastal resorts; but off …
What to Wear in Egypt – Dress Code guide for tourists

What to Wear in Egypt – Dress Code guide for tourists

Egypt is no stranger to foreign tourists with more than thirteen million people visiting in 2019. Whilst in popular resorts such as Sharm El Sheikh, …
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 …
2021 Update: Ultimate guide to desert camping in the UAE & Northern Oman

2021 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 2020-21

A beginners guide to attending the Al Dhafra Festival 2020-21

When people talk about seeking out unique experiences in the UAE, getting beyond the cities, and learning more about the cultures and traditions of …