Travel Tips

Travel advice and resources for planning your Arabian adventures

Toddling around Dubai; Ultimate toddlers’ guide to Dubai

Toddling around Dubai; Ultimate toddlers’ guide to Dubai

Ever questioned whether you should visit Dubai with a toddler? We will state it outright, Dubai is a complete toddlers paradise! There is so …
Ultimate Yas Island Theme Parks Guide

Ultimate Yas Island Theme Parks Guide

Yas Island is definitely one of the most exciting parts of visiting Abu Dhabi for families – as well as thrill-seeking junkies and general theme …
How to do a Doha Stopover

How to do a Doha Stopover

Are you planning a flight with Qatar Airways but weighing up whether it’s worth doing a Doha stopover? What can you do in …
How to get from Muscat to Musandam

How to get from Muscat to Musandam

If you are looking to include Musandam on an Oman road trip (which you should!), there are several options to get you there that …
How to get from Dubai or Abu Dhabi to Al Ain

How to get from Dubai or Abu Dhabi to Al Ain

The Oasis City of Al Ain is the UAE’s historic centre and an easy day trip of weekender from the big cities of …
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 …
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 …
Is Dubai THAT hot? What to expect visiting Dubai in summer

Is Dubai THAT hot? What to expect visiting Dubai in summer

Dubai gets hot in the summer. Really hot. We’re talking up to 50c / 120F. But is it still worth planning a stopover, or …
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. …
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 …