Middle East

Abu Dhabi

The Emirates Palace | Abu Dhabi

Experience five star luxury at Abu Dhabi’s most iconic landmark, the Emirates Palace.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque | Abu Dhabi

One of the largest mosques in the world, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is an architectural marvel on the Abu Dhabi landscape.


Travel Dubai like a Local

Discover Dubai through the eyes of a local. Explore top things to do, the best places to eat, and the finest hotels to stay in.

Al Ayala | Emirati Folk Dance

One of the most famous of the Emirati traditions, the Al Ayala symbolizes the unity and cooperation of the Bedouin tribes.

Islamic Calligraphy and Quranic Arts

Ancient Quranic arts brought to life by Islamic calligraphy scripts, silk embroidery, and contemporary designs.

Turkish Tea & Where to Find It

For tea lovers across the world including Dubai, Turkish tea is particularly enticing for its sweet flavors.

• Manara | A King’s Breakfast

Are you a big breakfast person? Check out this gorgeous assortment of jams and marmalades from Manara.

Using Calling Apps in the UAE

What calling apps are legally allowed in the UAE?

Traveling with Medication to the UAE

Traveling with medication, both prescription and over-the-counter, requires approval from the Ministry of Health.


Top Things to do in Fujairah

Known as the Jewel of the Middle East, Fujairah is a favorite retreat for local Emiratis from the bustle of Dubai.


Omani Culture | Crafts in Oman

With ancient skills handed down from generation to generation, artisan work has long been a cornerstone of Omani culture.


One Day in Qatar

My personal checklist for Qatar regarding visa requirements, travel advice, and top points of interest in its capital, Doha.


Why Yemeni Honey is Unique

For more than 3,000 years, Yemeni honey dominated the spice trade between Europe and the East.