Travel Tips

Travel advice and resources for planning your Arabian adventures

Latest on Coronavirus in The Middle East

Latest on Coronavirus in The Middle East

Although all countries in the Middle East have lifted COVID entry restrictions, you may still want to stay up to date with safety matters …
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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 it Best to Visit the United Arab Emirates?

When is it Best to Visit the United Arab Emirates?

The United Arab Emirates is in the heart of the Middle East, along the Arabian Gulf.  Sitting near the Tropic of Cancer, the …
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How to get from Dubai to Ras al Khaimah

How to get from Dubai to Ras al Khaimah

An increasingly popular tourist and resort destination in the UAE is the northern Emirate of Ras al Khaimah – known locally as RAK.  RAK does …
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The fine art of dealing with Baksheesh – the gratuity culture in Egypt

The fine art of dealing with Baksheesh – the gratuity culture in Egypt

“Baksheesh” or gratuities were an area we found a little confusing on visiting Egypt so here we lay out for you some of the …
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Dubai to Muscat By Road: Essential Planning Tips

Dubai to Muscat By Road: Essential Planning Tips

Oman has long held a claim to fame as one of the Middle East’s best-kept secrets!  The secret might be slightly out …
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Power Points and Voltage in the Middle East

Power Points and Voltage in the Middle East

One thing that is certainly not clear in the Middle East is what type of power points to expect and voltage for powering up …
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