Travel Tips

Travel advice and resources for planning your Arabian adventures

Getting from Muscat to Salalah – Fastest, Cheapest & Most Scenic Routes!

Getting from Muscat to Salalah – Fastest, Cheapest & Most Scenic Routes!

Living in Muscat has its perks! The beautiful buildings, the upscale shopping malls, the historical forts, the intricately designed mosques – everything grand. But, sometimes, …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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When is the best time to visit Kuwait?

When is the best time to visit Kuwait?

Kuwait is a small, oil-rich country nestled in the north-east of the Persian Gulf. With an arid desert climate, the country can experience extremely …
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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 …
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