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  • Ultimate guide to desert camping in the UAE & Northern Oman

    Ultimate guide to desert camping in the UAE & Northern Oman
  • UAE Staycation Inspiration in 2020

    UAE Staycation Inspiration in 2020
  • Places to visit & fun family activities in Sharjah UAE

    Places to visit & fun family activities in Sharjah UAE
  • Latest on Coronavirus in The Middle East

    Latest on Coronavirus in The Middle East

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 I started to live in the desert, and even more so…

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Fabulous family fun in Istanbul with kids

Fabulous family fun in Istanbul with kids

Unlock your heart and fill your senses with the sights and sounds of Istanbul! Istanbul is truly the gateway between East and West – cliché, …
Best Family Beach Resorts in the UAE to try in 2020

Best Family Beach Resorts in the UAE to try in 2020

Surrounded by the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf to the north and the Gulf of Oman to the east, it’s no wonder …
Is Dubai THAT hot? What to expect visiting Dubai in summer

Is Dubai THAT hot? What to expect visiting Dubai in summer

Dubai gets hot in the summer. Really hot. We’re talking up to 50c / 120F. But is it still worth planning a stopover, or …
Your Ultimate Abu Dhabi Indoors Guide 2020

Your Ultimate Abu Dhabi Indoors Guide 2020

Abu Dhabi is amongst the hottest cities in the world so it should be no surprise that there are plenty of indoor activities to …
What should I do with the Eid holidays in Dubai?

What should I do with the Eid holidays in Dubai?

  The joyous occasion of Eid-al-Adha is just around the corner and many Middle East countries will be marking the occasion with a whole …
5 Stunning Beach Resorts on Saadiyat Island

5 Stunning Beach Resorts on Saadiyat Island

Abu Dhabi’s undisputed beach resort champion is Saadiyat Island, sitting just to the north of the city centre and easily connected by freeway …
Dubai Indoor Summer Guide – Ultimate List of Cool Kids Activities

Dubai Indoor Summer Guide – Ultimate List of Cool Kids Activities

Dubai is a city that stands head and shoulders above many others in its ability to cater to both indoor and outdoor action, meaning …
How to handle Legoland & Dubai Parks and Resorts in the heat

How to handle Legoland & Dubai Parks and Resorts in the heat

Is it possible to visit Dubai’s popular outdoor theme park complex Dubai Parks and Resorts over the hot summer months? Open over the …
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. …
Qasr Al Watan – inside the new UAE Presidential Palace

Qasr Al Watan – inside the new UAE Presidential Palace

Enter a majestic Arabian adventure at Abu Dhabi’s latest cultural and architectural attraction to open its doors, Qasr Al Watan. Understanding Qasr Al …
40+ Things to do in Abu Dhabi for Free

40+ Things to do in Abu Dhabi for Free

Breaking perceptions that Abu Dhabi and the UAE are expensive, we have been on a mission to find everything you can do in and …