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Fun things to do in Bahrain – with kids!

Fun things to do in Bahrain – with kids!

The Bahrain Archipelago is located off the coast of Saudi Arabia in the Arabian Gulf. The smallest of all the states in the Arabian …
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Fun things to do in Fujairah with the kids

Fun things to do in Fujairah with the kids

Flanked by the rugged Hajar Mountains and considerably greener than the other Emirates, Fujairah offers a serene escape for both UAE residents and international …
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A guide to Middle Eastern Capital Cities

A guide to Middle Eastern Capital Cities

Looking to tour your way around the Middle East but not entirely sure what the capital of each city is?  Here we take …
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Is it safe to travel to Egypt with kids?

Is it safe to travel to Egypt with kids?

We were comfortably tucked into our hotel room beds in Cairo when we heard the news.  The news no one ever wants to …
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Easiest ways to get from Dubai to Sharjah

Easiest ways to get from Dubai to Sharjah

Travelling between Sharjah and Dubai might seem straight forward for these neighbouring Emirates, but traffic snarls and busy roads make driving at times challenging!&…
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When to visit Saudi Arabia; Climate, geography & religious occasions

When to visit Saudi Arabia; Climate, geography & religious occasions

Since the announcement that Saudi Arabia would start issuing tourism visas for the first time in 2019, one of the obvious first questions is, when …
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Best Luxury Desert Resorts in the UAE… with and without kids!

Best Luxury Desert Resorts in the UAE… with and without kids!

Finding opulence, relaxation and family fun in the UAE Desert – our 7 Favourite UAE Desert Resorts Looking for a break from the beaches of Dubai?&…
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Here’s where to find UAE National Day Special Offers 2019

Here’s where to find UAE National Day Special Offers 2019

Forget all the rage about Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals – National Day Long weekend in the UAE is always THE BEST time to …
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8 incredible short getaways from Dubai to try this winter

8 incredible short getaways from Dubai to try this winter

Residents in the UAE are blessed with many public holidays throughout the year, and frequently these will be moved by the Government to form …
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Sharjah to Abu Dhabi transport options

Sharjah to Abu Dhabi transport options

Sharjah and Abu Dhabi are two of the most culturally fascinating cities in the United Arab Emirates, but how easy is it to get …
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Taking a family tour of the breathtaking Musandam Peninsula, Oman

Taking a family tour of the breathtaking Musandam Peninsula, Oman

Visiting the Musandam Peninsula of Oman is one of the absolute trips of a lifetime you need to take with your kids for it’…
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10 Amazing, beautiful & practical family-friendly hotel ideas in Muscat

10 Amazing, beautiful & practical family-friendly hotel ideas in Muscat

Looking at a family trip to Muscat but unsure about where to stay? There’s a huge range of family-friendly accommodation options to choose …
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