Qatar Dresscode explained; What should I wear visiting Doha, Qatar?

Qatar Dresscode explained; What should I wear visiting Doha, Qatar?

Although not as conservative as some countries in the Middle East region, Qatar is an Islamic country and there are dress standards that tourists …
Best Wadi Rum Desert Camps for Families

Best Wadi Rum Desert Camps for Families

When we speak to anyone about Jordan there’s a consensus that nothing beats the Lost City of Petra for the “wow factor”, but …
UAE Public Holidays & School Holidays 2021

UAE Public Holidays & School Holidays 2021

It’s time to whip your calendar out again for the next round of holiday travel planning in 2021. We’re looking at available dates …
What to Wear in Israel: Packing advice for Women, Men & Children

What to Wear in Israel: Packing advice for Women, Men & Children

Israel is an extremely diverse country, home to both orthodox and secular Jews, Christians and Muslims. Knowing how to dress in this vibrant and …
What to Wear in Turkey; A tourists’ guide to Turkish Dress Code

What to Wear in Turkey; A tourists’ guide to Turkish Dress Code

As a secular country, visitors to Turkey enjoy a great deal of freedom in what they can wear especially in coastal resorts; but off …
What to Wear in Egypt – Dress Code guide for tourists

What to Wear in Egypt – Dress Code guide for tourists

Egypt is no stranger to foreign tourists with more than thirteen million people visiting in 2019. Whilst in popular resorts such as Sharm El Sheikh, …
What to Wear in Jordan; Packing advice for women, men & children

What to Wear in Jordan; Packing advice for women, men & children

When I visited Jordan for the first time, two bits of travel advice stood out for me as a female traveller, ‘do not wear …
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 …
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 …
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. …
What to Wear in Saudi Arabia; Dress code advice for tourists

What to Wear in Saudi Arabia; Dress code advice for tourists

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, known to many as KSA, is an extremely conservative country with a strict dress code despite recent changes to …
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 …