Travel Tips

Travel advice and resources for planning your Arabian adventures

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. …
How to get between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

How to get between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Want to visit several cities in the UAE but not sure how to get around? The two most popular cities for visitors are Dubai …
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 …
What to Wear in Israel: Packing advice for Women, Men & Children

What to Wear in Israel: Packing advice for Women, Men & Children

Israel is an extremely diverse country, home to both orthodox and secular Jews, Christians and Muslims. Knowing how to dress in this vibrant and …
What to Wear in Egypt – Dress Code guide for tourists

What to Wear in Egypt – Dress Code guide for tourists

Egypt is no stranger to foreign tourists with more than thirteen million people visiting in 2019. Whilst in popular resorts such as Sharm El Sheikh, …
What to Wear in Jordan; Packing advice for women, men & children

What to Wear in Jordan; Packing advice for women, men & children

When I visited Jordan for the first time, two bits of travel advice stood out for me as a female traveller, ‘do not wear …
Latest on Coronavirus in The Middle East

Latest on Coronavirus in The Middle East

Are you unsure what to do in the light of the current Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak? It is a situation that is developing daily so …
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 to Wear in Saudi Arabia; Dress code advice for tourists

What to Wear in Saudi Arabia; Dress code advice for tourists

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, known to many as KSA, is an extremely conservative country with a strict dress code despite recent changes to …
Toddling around Dubai; Ultimate toddlers’ guide to Dubai in 2021

Toddling around Dubai; Ultimate toddlers’ guide to Dubai in 2021

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 for 2021

Ultimate Yas Island Theme Parks Guide for 2021

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 …