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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 …
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 …
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 2021

Abu Dhabi’s Best Family Beach Clubs in 2021

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, …
Umm Al Quwain fun things to do with your family

Umm Al Quwain fun things to do with your family

Situated between Ajman and Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain is the smallest of the UAE’s Emirates by population and the second smallest …