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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

When is the best time for families to visit Egypt?

Is there a best time of year to visit the famous sites of Egypt or relax at one of the country’s many Red Sea resorts? You can learn more about visiting Egypt, including practical visa…

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What should families pack for an Egypt vacation?

What should families pack for an Egypt vacation?

Egypt is known for its long hot summers and sweltering sightseeing, but don’t be caught off guard when packing as the winters – when …
UAE Public Holidays & School Holidays 2020

UAE Public Holidays & School Holidays 2020

Now that schools are headed back, it’s time to whip your calendar out again for the next round of holiday travel planning. Most …
Dubai to Muscat Road Trip Planner

Dubai to Muscat Road Trip Planner

Oman has long held a claim to fame as one of the Middle East’s best-kept secrets!  The secret might be slightly out …
A beginners guide to attending the Al Dhafra Festival 2019

A beginners guide to attending the Al Dhafra Festival 2019

When people talk about seeking out unique experiences in the UAE, getting beyond the cities, and learning more about the cultures and traditions of …
Carols in the Desert ~ a unique UAE experience

Carols in the Desert ~ a unique UAE experience

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” Dr Seuss A unique Abu Dhabi experienced shared by …
Things to do in Muscat Oman with Kids

Things to do in Muscat Oman with Kids

The Omani capital is unique to so many other cities in the Middle East. Wedged between the Gulf of Oman and the Hajar Mountains, …
Planning your visit to the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Planning your visit to the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi continues to strive towards being seen at the cultural centre of the Middle East.  Opened in November 2017, the Louvre Abu Dhabi has …
How to get between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

How to get between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Want to visit the UAE but not sure how to get around? The two most popular cities for visitors are Dubai and Abu Dhabi – …
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 things to do in Beirut with Kids

Best things to do in Beirut with Kids

Beirut is a city full of contradictions but a captivating spirit.  It is a city perhaps best known for its vibrant nightlife, culture, academia …
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 …