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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 …
Ultimate List of Cool Kids Activities – Dubai Indoor Summer Guide

Ultimate List of Cool Kids Activities – Dubai Indoor Summer Guide

Dubai is a city that stands head and shoulders above many others in its ability to cater to both indoor and outdoor action, meaning …
How to handle Legoland & Dubai Parks and Resorts in the heat

How to handle Legoland & Dubai Parks and Resorts in the heat

Is it possible to visit Dubai’s popular outdoor theme park complex Dubai Parks and Resorts over the hot summer months? Open over the …
Best time to visit Qatar

Best time to visit Qatar

Qatar sits in the heart of the Arabian Gulf, connected by land to Saudi Arabia and in close proximity to the Tropic of Cancer. …
Qasr Al Watan – inside the new UAE Presidential Palace

Qasr Al Watan – inside the new UAE Presidential Palace

Enter a majestic Arabian adventure at Abu Dhabi’s latest cultural and architectural attraction to open its doors, Qasr Al Watan. Understanding Qasr Al …
40+ Things to do in Abu Dhabi for Free

40+ Things to do in Abu Dhabi for Free

Breaking perceptions that Abu Dhabi and the UAE are expensive, we have been on a mission to find everything you can do in and …
How to Enjoy the Best of Oman with Kids

How to Enjoy the Best of Oman with Kids

Explore the Jewel of Arabia with its pristine white beaches, rolling desert dunes and dramatic mountains. A country steeped in tradition but embracing of …
What should I expect taking a baby to Dubai?

What should I expect taking a baby to Dubai?

What are the most important things you should really know before taking a baby or young child to Dubai? Our Editor Keri has been …
How to do an Abu Dhabi Stopover

How to do an Abu Dhabi Stopover

Are you planning a flight through Abu Dhabi but weighing up whether to include a stopover? What can you do in Abu Dhabi during …
What should I wear in Abu Dhabi & the UAE?

What should I wear in Abu Dhabi & the UAE?

If you are a first time visitor to the United Arab Emirates it can be confusing to know what advice to follow on dress …
UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Middle East

UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Middle East

Did you know that the Middle East is home to almost 100 UNESCO World Heritage Sites? Whilst these sites make a great “bucket list” of …
When is the best time to visit Oman?

When is the best time to visit Oman?

The beauty of planning a visit to Oman is that it’s a year-round destination.  With its unique and varied geography, there is …