Latest on Coronavirus in The Middle East

Latest on Coronavirus in The Middle East

Are you unsure what to do in the light of the current Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak? It is a situation that is developing daily so …
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 …
Here’s where to find UAE National Day Special Offers 2019

Here’s where to find UAE National Day Special Offers 2019

Forget all the rage about Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals – National Day Long weekend in the UAE is always THE BEST time to …
When to visit Bahrain

When to visit Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain is a tiny sovereign state made up of 33 natural and several man-made islands off the north-eastern coast of Saudi …
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 …
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 …
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 …
What should I expect taking a baby to Dubai?

What should I expect taking a baby to Dubai?

What are the most important things you should really know before taking a baby or young child to Dubai? Our Editor Keri has been …
What should I wear in Abu Dhabi & the UAE?

What should I wear in Abu Dhabi & the UAE?

If you are a first time visitor to the United Arab Emirates it can be confusing to know what advice to follow on dress …
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 …
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 …