Middle East

14 Best Things to See and Do on Holiday in Dubai

Dubai, Dubai, Dubai. I can’t quite put my finger on what it is that keeps drawing me back, but after six visits it must be something special. Is it the hotel, the beach, the cutting edge architecture, the…

What to Wear in Dubai : A Packing Guide for Ladies

Dubai remains one of my favourite places to visit especially if you love to dress up while on holiday. I have been travelling there for years, and the most common question asked is about what to wear in Dubai.  Well…

A Review of Bab Al Shams: The Best Desert Resort in Dubai

When the hustle and bustle of Dubai become too much, then escape to the enchanting desert retreat of Bab Al Shams Resort and Spa. This 5-star resort is close enough to Dubai to be able to combine a stay…

5 incredible things to do in Abu Dhabi : Art, Culture and Architecture.

If you have never been to the United Arab Emirates then the capital, Abu Dhabi is a good first stop for you. Smaller than its neighbour Dubai, it will allow you to be gently immersed in all that this area…

A Review of Jumeirah at Etihad Towers: Abu Dhabi’s iconic hotel

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers stands tall and proud overlooking the surrounding area and oozes with architectural magnificence.  There are five towers, with tower one standing at 277 metres and containing the 69 floors of the Jumeirah Hotel. The remaining four…

A Review of Al Bustan Palace: The Most Opulent Hotel in Oman

We had visited Dubai and Abu Dhabi for past holidays and only felt it fair that Oman was to be next on our list.  We wanted a luxury break where we could spend our time simply relaxing and enjoying the…