Travel blog – Middle East

Musandam Peninsula, Oman

5 Things You Have to Experience in Oman

Often overshadowed by its glitzy and glamorous neighbour, Dubai, Oman is bursting with lesser-known delights that make it the perfect year-round holiday destination. If you are planning on adding it t...
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Dubai desert

An Instagrammer’s Guide to Dubai 

If you are travelling to Dubai, you'll surely to want to visit those places that are constantly captured for their epic views, breathtaking backdrops and stunning skylines. From the most snapped ...
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Petra by night, Ross Jennings

5 Top Things to Do in Jordan

A heady hodgepodge of ancient sites, vast desert and holy heritage, Jordan is one of the most significant countries in the Middle East. Add it to your travel list right now and, when you go, be sure t...
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Downtown Dubai at night

How to Explore Dubai After Dark

The opulent city of Dubai may be magical in the daytime but, when the sun sets, that’s when the skyline really comes to life. Known for its impressive shopping malls and world-famous water parks, ther...
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Tips for Visiting Dubai and Abu Dhabi During Ramadan

Sunset in Abu Dhabi (image: Lauren Burvill)   With sunshine and warm weather practically on tap, Dubai and Abu Dhabi are very much year-round destinations to visit. There is, however, one season in ...
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Why You Should Stopover in Dubai

Soaring skyscrapers, sensational shopping and seven-star hotels – Dubai is evolving at breathtaking speed. But, as Gavin Thomas reveals, there’s more to this city than meets the eye... Disco...
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A Beginner's Guide to Exploring Iran with G Adventures

The cat’s been out of the bag for a while, and Iran is now officially the worst-kept secret on the tourist radar. Last year, direct flights from London took off for Tehran after a four-year hiatus and...
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Shopping Secrets From Around the World

Former fashion stylist and style writer Isabel Dexter shares her shopping secrets from around the globe... A stall in Playa del Carmen, Mexico Bags of style in Mexico Last year, I went to Tu...
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6 of the Best Foods I Ate in Oman

The Sultanate of Oman is a country brimming with culture and traditions. The landscape is breathtaking, the hospitality second to none, and the culinary scene is definitely something to write home abo...
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12 Striking Examples of Islamic Architecture that You Should See

Islamic architecture, with its vibrant colours and ornate arches, has given us some of the world’s most striking buildings. While the ma...
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The Best Hotels in Dubai and Beyond

I’ve been lucky enough to visit some mesmerising countries this year, but the one destination I am yet to tick off my list is Dubai. Dramatic desert landscapes, dazzling beaches, world-class shopping ...
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48 Hours in Abu Dhabi

Andy Sherwood, Editor of What’s On Abu Dhabi, explains why the city makes the perfect summer stopover for families who need to catch their breath on journeys to Southeast Asia and beyond... Towering o...
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