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Best Value Dubai Attraction Tickets in 2021

Best Value Dubai Attraction Tickets in 2021

With an overwhelming choice of tourist attractions in Dubai, which will be top of your list? And where can you get hold of the …
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 …
Little Petra (Siq al-Barid) for little explorers in Jordan

Little Petra (Siq al-Barid) for little explorers in Jordan

Only 8kms west from the main Petra Visitor Centre is what can best be described as a miniature version of Petra! It is not …
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 2021

Best Family Beach Resorts in the UAE to try in 2021

Surrounded by the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf to the north and the Gulf of Oman to the east, it’s no wonder …
The easiest way to get from Dubai to Umm Al Quwain

The easiest way to get from Dubai to Umm Al Quwain

Looking to head to the northern Emirate of Umm Al Quwain? It can make a great short escape from Dubai – so here’s exactly …