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  • 4 day trips from Muscat to experience Oman’s culture and diversity

    4 day trips from Muscat to experience Oman’s culture and diversity
  • UAE Public Holidays & School Holidays 2021

    UAE Public Holidays & School Holidays 2021
  • Sensational new Ropes Park for kids at Circuit X, Al Hudayriyat Island

    Sensational new Ropes Park for kids at Circuit X, Al Hudayriyat Island
  • 21 Incredible Family Glamping spots in the UAE

    21 Incredible Family Glamping spots in the UAE

UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Middle East

Did you know that the Middle East is home to almost 100 UNESCO World Heritage Sites? Whilst these sites make a great “bucket list” of experiences for travellers to the Middle East, many are inaccessible…

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When is the best time to visit Oman?

When is the best time to visit Oman?

The beauty of planning a visit to Oman is that it’s a year-round destination.  With its unique and varied geography, there is …
When is it best to visit the UAE?

When is it best to visit the UAE?

The United Arab Emirates is in the heart of the Middle East, along the Arabian Gulf.  Sitting near the Tropic of Cancer, the country …
What should I wear visiting Bahrain?

What should I wear visiting Bahrain?

Although not as conservative as neighbouring countries in the Middle East region, Bahrain is an Islamic country and there are dress standards that tourists …
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 …
Is Dubai a Country? And where exactly is it?

Is Dubai a Country? And where exactly is it?

And other facts you really need to know about Dubai! A little confused about what Dubai is, and where exactly is it? How is …
The UAE’s best eco-tourism sites to experience in 2021

The UAE’s best eco-tourism sites to experience in 2021

“No one will protect what they don’t care about, and no one will care about what they have never experienced.” David Attenborough We …
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 …
When is the best time for families to visit Egypt?

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 …
What should pack for an Egypt family vacation?

What should pack for an Egypt family vacation?

Includes a free family packing list! Egypt is known for its long hot summers and sweltering sightseeing, but don’t be caught off guard …
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 …
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 …