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    60+ Dubai Indoor Summer Activities – indoor family fun in Dubai
  • Qatar Dresscode explained; What should I wear visiting Doha, Qatar?

    Qatar Dresscode explained; What should I wear visiting Doha, Qatar?
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    UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Middle East
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    Best Times to Visit Israel – Plan your family vacation

What should I do with the Eid holidays in Dubai?

[This post has been updated for Eid-al Fitr 2020 but recommendations remain subject to change based on Covid-19 rules] The joyous occasion of Eid-al-Fitr is just around the corner and many Middle East countries will…

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Experience the magic of Petra at Night

Experience the magic of Petra at Night

Did you know that you can visit the Modern Wonder of the World Petra at night? See the incredible Siq and Treasury of Petra …
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 …
20+ Family fun activities and best places to visit in Sharjah UAE

20+ Family fun activities and best places to visit in Sharjah UAE

Sharjah is often overlooked by visitors to the UAE who prefer to visit its glitzy and glamorous neighbour Dubai but Sharjah has a charm …
How to visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi

How to visit the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi

Not only is it one of the most architecturally magnificent buildings in the world, but it is also an active house of worship accommodating …
Best Family Beach Resorts in Fujairah to try in 2021

Best Family Beach Resorts in Fujairah to try in 2021

Most visitors to Fujairah are drawn by the beautiful beaches and crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean, choosing to relax in luxury at one …
Fun & interesting things to do in Kuwait

Fun & interesting things to do in Kuwait

Looking for your next unique family vacation in the Middle East? It’s time to get Kuwait on your destinations list! Most famous for …
Fun things to do in Bahrain – with kids!

Fun things to do in Bahrain – with kids!

The Bahrain Archipelago is located off the coast of Saudi Arabia in the Arabian Gulf. The smallest of all the states in the Arabian …
Fun things to do in Fujairah with the kids

Fun things to do in Fujairah with the kids

Flanked by the rugged Hajar Mountains and considerably greener than the other Emirates, Fujairah offers a serene escape for both UAE residents and international …
A guide to Middle Eastern Capital Cities

A guide to Middle Eastern Capital Cities

Looking to tour your way around the Middle East but not entirely sure what the capital of each city is?  Here we take you …
Is it safe to travel to Egypt with kids?

Is it safe to travel to Egypt with kids?

We were comfortably tucked into our hotel room beds in Cairo when we heard the news.  The news no one ever wants to …