Middle East & Beyond Travel Inspiration

Posts that inspire you to travel more around the Middle East as well as short getaways from the Middle East.

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5 Stunningly Scenic UAE Road Trips to try

5 Stunningly Scenic UAE Road Trips to try

Are you ready to hit the road this winter and explore more of the United Arab Emirates? Getting behind the wheel is the best …
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Best Middle East Destinations in October – Autumn at it’s Best

Best Middle East Destinations in October – Autumn at it’s Best

Seeking out a sunny and adventurous destination for October half-term break?  Look no further than the Middle East.  For most parts of …
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What are the Middle Eastern Capital Cities?

What are the 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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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 …
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Enjoy the Best of Oman with Kids

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 the 21…
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UAE Public Holidays & School Holidays 2022

UAE Public Holidays & School Holidays 2022

It’s time to whip your calendar out again for the next round of holiday travel planning over the next year! Here’s what …
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Explore the 7 Emirates: UAE Staycation Inspiration

Explore the 7 Emirates: UAE Staycation Inspiration

Where are the best places you can head within the UAE for a Family Staycation?  We have been looking across the 7 Emirates for …
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Best Wadi Rum Desert Camps for Families

Best Wadi Rum Desert Camps for Families

When we speak to anyone about Jordan there’s a consensus that nothing beats the Lost City of Petra for the “wow factor”, but …
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What should I do with the Eid holidays in Dubai?

What should I do with the Eid holidays in Dubai?

[This post has been updated for Eid-al Fitr 2020 but recommendations remain subject to change based on Covid-19 rules] The joyous occasion of Eid-al-Fitr is …
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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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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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What to expect on the Abu Dhabi Hop-on Hop-off Bus

What to expect on the Abu Dhabi Hop-on Hop-off Bus

There are few cities where I genuinely believe that the Hop on Hop off Bus makes sense these days. However, credit where it is …
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