About the UAE
My travels in the UAE.
A few minutes earlier we were in Abu Dhabi, a noisy, bustling metropolis of high rise concrete, fast cars and muezzins. But here among the mangroves it was calm and peaceful, and there was no sound apart from the gentle swish of paddles. Learning to Paddle Five minutes after setting
There is lots to choose from when eating out in Abu Dhabi. From fast food to smart hotel restaurants; from authentic Arabic cuisine to western style chains. Whatever your taste, you will find something to suit you. Arabic Food in Abu Dhabi As you would expect, there are many restaurants
For many people Dubai conjures up images of sun, sand and shopping, to say nothing of glamorous hotels and sparkling nightlife. But look hard enough and you can find another side to the city. Just a few miles from the traffic and the bustle is the peaceful oasis of the Ras
To the untrained eye, it is a modern city with wide roads, fast cars and interminable roundabouts. But Al Ain, on the border between the UAE and Oman, has been continuously settled since 3000BC, and has a rich archaeological heritage. Visitors can find plenty to see and do in Al
It is stylish and modern, a former UNESCO designated Capital of Arabic Culture, and only a stone’s throw from Dubai. So why did it feel as if we were the only tourists visiting Sharjah? Most people will tell you the reason is very simple: Sharjah is dry. Not in the