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    Ultimate guide to desert camping in the UAE & Northern Oman
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    UAE Staycation Inspiration in 2020
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    Places to visit & fun family activities in Sharjah UAE
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The Best Ras al Khaimah Resorts for 2020

With its mix between sea, city, mountains & desert there are plenty of holiday experiences you can enjoy in the Northern Emirate of Ras al Khaimah (RAK). With the family front of mind (and romantic…

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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 …
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 …
Kuwait Dress Code: What’s appropriate to wear?

Kuwait Dress Code: What’s appropriate to wear?

Kuwait is an Islamic country and as such, there is a strict standard of dress expected from tourists and resident expats, even if you …
Best Value Dubai Attraction Tickets in 2020

Best Value Dubai Attraction Tickets in 2020

With an overwhelming choice of tourist attractions in Dubai, which will be top of your list? And where can you get hold of the …
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 should I wear visiting Doha, Qatar?

What should I wear visiting Doha, Qatar?

Although not as conservative as some countries in the Middle East region, Qatar is an Islamic country and there are dress standards that tourists …
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 …
Where is Abu Dhabi? Abu Dhabi facts for first-timers

Where is Abu Dhabi? Abu Dhabi facts for first-timers

Helping you located Abu Dhabi on a map, how to differentiate it from Dubai and uncovering the truth behind one of the wealthiest cities …
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 …