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 …
The easiest way to get from Dubai to Umm Al Quwain

The easiest way to get from Dubai to Umm Al Quwain

Looking to head to the northern Emirate of Umm Al Quwain? It can make a great short escape from Dubai – so here’s exactly …
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 …
Is the Middle East “Safe” for Family Vacations?

Is the Middle East “Safe” for Family Vacations?

Putting some truth and context behind the world’s misunderstood region Have you ever been put off a trip to the Middle East because …