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When is the best time to visit Jordan?

When is the best time to visit Jordan?

Unlike many other parts of the Middle East, Jordan experiences four distinct seasons, and has many sub-climates that visitors need to be aware of. …
Dubai to Musandam Road Trip Planner

Dubai to Musandam Road Trip Planner

Looking at spending a weekend in Musandam, or breaking up a trip to Dubai with a short break in the mountains? Here’s exactly …
What should I wear visiting Doha, Qatar?

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 …
When is the best time to visit Kuwait?

When is the best time to visit Kuwait?

Kuwait is a small, oil-rich country nestled in the north-east of the Persian Gulf. With an arid desert climate, the country can experience extremely …
Where is Abu Dhabi? Abu Dhabi facts for first-timers

Where is Abu Dhabi? Abu Dhabi facts for first-timers

Helping you located Abu Dhabi on a map, how to differentiate it from Dubai and uncovering the truth behind one of the wealthiest cities …
What to wear in Oman; Dresscode for women, men & children

What to wear in Oman; Dresscode for women, men & children

Understanding the cultural etiquettes and how best to dress for the weather and attractions when visiting Oman. If this is your first visit to …
How to prepare for desert driving

How to prepare for desert driving

Hands up who can profess to actually know anything about their car, other than how to drive it? This was pretty much me, until …
Fabulous family fun in Istanbul with kids

Fabulous family fun in Istanbul with kids

Unlock your heart and fill your senses with the sights and sounds of Istanbul! Istanbul is truly the gateway between East and West – cliché, …
Best Family Beach Resorts in the UAE to try in 2020

Best Family Beach Resorts in the UAE to try in 2020

Surrounded by the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf to the north and the Gulf of Oman to the east, it’s no wonder …
Is Dubai THAT hot? What to expect visiting Dubai in summer

Is Dubai THAT hot? What to expect visiting Dubai in summer

Dubai gets hot in the summer. Really hot. We’re talking up to 50c / 120F. But is it still worth planning a stopover, or …
Your Ultimate Abu Dhabi Indoors Guide 2020

Your Ultimate Abu Dhabi Indoors Guide 2020

Abu Dhabi is amongst the hottest cities in the world so it should be no surprise that there are plenty of indoor activities to …
What should I do with the Eid holidays in Dubai?

What should I do with the Eid holidays in Dubai?

  The joyous occasion of Eid-al-Adha is just around the corner and many Middle East countries will be marking the occasion with a whole …