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Things to do in Dubai

things to do in Dubai

Dubai Mall Spend some time in Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world. This is shopping heaven and hell all in one go. While at the Dubai mall enjoy dinner while watching the Dubai Fountain with Burj Khalifa beaming down at you. Also, within the mall don’t forget to visit the Dubai Aquarium as well as Candilicious, the largest sweet shop in the world. Be under no illusion - the Dubai Mall is no…

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Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Things to do in Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi Attractions

It has been a slow and careful journey with Dubai heading most of the expansion up until now, however, Abu Dhabi has big plans for its Emirate and what you see today is a fraction what is to come. We have a list of top things to do in Abu Dhabi, and they are unique things to do in their own right, but that list of things to do is fast growing - and deciding what to do on a one week trip is fast be…

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Things to do in Sharjah

Things to do in Sharjah

Al Hisn Fort which occupies a majority portion of the heritage area features many exhibits and displays in addition to the Sharjah Fort Museum which provided a deep insight on the social history of th…

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Things to do in Fujairah

Fujairah is not exactly a tourist destination but can be selected as the base city from where excursions to nearby areas could be planned. Some of the common points of attraction are the Fujairah Fort located on the fringes of the city, beautiful beaches in the city of Diba located 30 kilometres awa…

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Things to do in Al Gharbia

AL GHARBIA - "Find Al Gharbia" from Martin Steinberg on Vimeo. One of the best ways to experience the essence of Al Gharbia is to get involved with some of the famous festivals and if possible also rejoice with the locals. These festivals aptly showcase the diverse traditions of the region and pr…

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Things to do in Ras Al Khaimah

This place is all about the outside – the beaches and the lagoons are there to be enjoyed  - get involved in the water activities. A must-see is the National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah which is housed in a former royal palace and provides a deep insight on the history and tradition of the region. Ja…

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Things to do on Bani Yas Island

Snorkelling in the neighbouring reefs Kayaking in the bay and the sea Both beginners and experts can try their hand at archery. Mountain biking on the rugged terrain Exploring the historical aspect of the island through a number of Stone Age and Islamic structures and also the remnants of the 7t…

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Things to do in Buraimi

One of the main tourist attractions is the Wilayat Al Buraimi, which is a conglomerate of three main buildings forming the Governorate of Al Buraimi. The entire cluster occupies the north-west corner of the Sultanate of Oman and comprises of wilayats of other provinces as well. Within the Wilayat o…

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Things to do in Kuwait

The Kuwait National Museum is home to a variety of exhibits ranging from archaeological finds of Failaka to Islamic art collections and treasures retrieved during past pearl diving expeditions. Scuba diving and pearl diving could be indulged into through numerous centres and is one of the main attr…

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Things to do in Qatar

The Museum of Islamic Art in Doha provides a valuable insight into the art traditions of the region and Mathaf, an Arabian Museum, introduces visitors to modern art. Souq Waqif, the traditional marketplace of Qatar, deserves a visit because it is here that in addition to acquiring many traditional …

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Things to do in Doha

Museums –   Located close to the port, the Museum of Islamic Arts features a rare collection of artefacts symbolic of Muslim dynasties in Asia, Africa and Europe. The Museum of Orientalists is home to one of the most significant Orientalist collections in the world comprising of as many as 700 …

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Things to do in Riyadh

Masmak Fortress, located in the heart of old Riyadh, is home to a museum in which the history of the building as well as the city has been vividly described and showcased. Murabba Palace is the second mud-brick palace of the city and is more intimidating in appearance than its predecessor. Nationa…

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Things to do in Jeddah

Jeddah could be described as a coastal plain bordering the Red Sea which lies towards the west of Saudi Arabia. Since this region is mountainous, it is not as arid as the rest of the country and nor is it characterized by the typical desert climate. Hence, even though summers are very hot and rainfa…

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Things to do in Yemen

Driving around the craggy western highlands is a unique experience in itself and provides exposure to extensive terrace farming, local architecture and ethnic tribes. Wadi Hadramawt is an urban oasis in the midst of an arid landscape which defies logic. The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Zabid dese…

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Things to do in Bahrain

The mangroves situated at the southern end of Tubli Bay serve as home for a variety of fish and crustaceans as also herons and egrets. The desert features its own flora and fauna, the most common being the low-growing juicy bean caper which is well adapted to the desert conditions. Tourists who vis…

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Things to do in Saudi Arabia

While shopping in Saudi Arabia, fresh and good quality dates, a wide range of religious paraphernalia, carpets and gold are some of the items to look for. Other popular activities include desert excursions, scuba diving, amusement parks, movie theatres and video games.   Eating in Saudi Arabia is …

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Things to do in Oman

Nature lovers can look forward to a wonderful time here as they would get the unique opportunity of appreciating the diverse flora and fauna in the various natural reserves, lagoons, botanical gardens and protected areas. Some of the other natural landmarks which are worth a visit are the Strait of …

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Things to do in Masafi

It is the Masafi Friday market, locally known as the Souq al Juma, which attracts visitors to this town. Operational seven days a week, it lives up to its reputation of being one of the most eclectic markets in the country and a visitor would find everything from rugs, antiques and souvenirs to fres…

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