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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 …
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’…
Best Middle East Destinations for an Autumn Break

Best Middle East Destinations for an Autumn Break

Seeking out a sunny and adventurous destination for October half-term break?  Look no further than the Middle East.  For most parts of …
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 …
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 …
UAE Public Holidays & School Holidays 2019-2020

UAE Public Holidays & School Holidays 2019-2020

We hope you’ve all had a fabulous summer.  Now that schools are headed back, it’s time to whip your calendar out again …
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 …
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 …
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 …
The UAE’s best eco-tourism sites to experience in 2019

The UAE’s best eco-tourism sites to experience in 2019

“No one will protect what they don’t care about, and no one will care about what they have never experienced.” David Attenborough We …