United Arab Emirates

In the Footsteps of Bedouins

The northern Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is probably not the first place you think of when you plan to visit the United Arab Emirates, but this hidden gem on the Gulf coast is quickly emerging as one of the key cultural destination in the region.

Ras Al Khaimah: The UAE's Juxtaposition

The United Arab Emirates, and the wider Gulf as a whole, is well known for its contrasting differences, both geographically and socially. On a recent visit to Ras Al Khaimah, the most northerly Emirate in the UAE, I was struck by the sheer juxtaposition of the Emirate.

Al Ain: Garden of the Gulf

Dubai has gleaming glass skyscrapers and Abu Dhabi has grand mosques and palaces, but the UAE has moreto offer so Food and Travel asked Joe Worthington to take a journey through the mesmerising tree-lined desert oasis and traditional Arabian heritage of Al Ain, the garden of the Gulf.

Interview with Andre Meyerhans – Architect of Al Nadi Tower

André C. Meyerhans, a Swiss national and long-term resident of Dubai was last year nominated as the twenty-fourth most influential architect in the Middle East by the Middle East Architects magazine.

Dubai Without a Budget

Visiting Dubai can leave a serious hole in your wallet! The ultraluxurious city of glistening skyscrapers and expensive SUV-filled highways is certainly not for the budget conscious, so rather than trying to hunt down the few budget options in this beacon of excess, it is worth splurging for a few days to get a true feel for this (not so) sandy city

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