Tourism

    Natural wonders of UAE: 10 things to do in Ras Al Khaimah
    09 Jan 2022

    Whether you are a long-time UAE resident or in town for Expo 2020 Dubai, there’s no better time to explore the country, especially as temperatures begin to drop and the many outdoor attractions become viable again. There is no better place to enjoy the UAE’s varied topography than Ras Al Khaimah, where you can get […]

    Exploring the UAE: 10 things to do in Fujairah
    08 Jan 2022

    Tucked away in the northeast of the UAE, Fujairah is a nature-lover’s dream. From scuba diving, parasailing and biking to hiking and glamping, the northern emirate has much to offer, particularly during these cooler winter months. Here’s the best of what you can get up to, according to National News review.   Scuba diving Fujairah […]

    Tourists in Qatar are increasingly getting enamored with the Bedouin way of life
    08 Jan 2022

    As winter sets in Qatar, wild-camping in the desert is getting popular again, and a newfound desire is driving up its appeal – a slice of the Bedouin lifestyle, Qatar-Tribune states. One of the oldest inhabitants of the Arabian desert, the semi-nomadic Bedouin led a hard but intriguing life. According to some tour operators in […]

    Seven secret beaches in the UAE: from Al Sufouh to Dibba
    06 Jan 2022

    The UAE has a coastline that stretches over 1,318 kilometres, but some people have never really explored it, possibly put off by the belief that there’s no such thing as a decent public beach, where the masses are conspicuous only by their absence, where the water is crystal clear, and the sand isn’t – covered […]

    UAE: Swim with horses, camp on white beaches at this hidden gem in Umm Al Quwain
    05 Jan 2022

    Mangrove Beach is a secluded getaway spot that is just a 55-minute road trip away from Dubai, Khaleejtimes states. Looks interesting? Let’s take a virtual trip! *** Crystal clear waters and pure white sands framed by lush green mangroves await holiday seekers on the outskirts of Umm Al Quwain. A short 55-minute road trip away […]

    UAE: Police patrols, drones monitor camping violations
    04 Jan 2022

    Camping season is officially here, and UAE authorities are making it their top priority to ensure it’s a safe one. To make the winter season enjoyable for visitors camping in the desert and other areas, Sharjah Police have deployed drones and patrols to control misbehaviour and other illegal activities that threaten the public’s safety, Khaleejtimes […]

    AlUla: A living museum in the heart of the desert
    02 Jan 2022

    The once lost ancient capital is now a popular tourist site. Once known as a lost city of the dead, AlUla is today a living museum that is home to ancient civilizations, historic sites and archaeological wonders dating back 200,000 years, Arab News states. Located northwest of Saudi Arabia and covering an area of more […]

    Campers in Saudi Arabia enjoy cool weather, host friends and families in nature
    01 Jan 2022

    Camping weekends have long been a favorite winter pastime for Saudis, who erect their own tents or rent shelters in popular wilderness areas. But this year the experience will be different, with campers requiring a special permit issued for the purpose of “preserving vegetation,” according to Abdul Rahman Al-Dakheel, a spokesman for the National Center […]

    Environmental activists were hiking on Mount Bradost in a blizzard
    29 Dec 2021

    Around a dozen hikers from an environmental organization made a trip to the peak of Mount Bradost in Erbil province on December 24 as a blizzard raged around them, Rudaw reports.  Mahdi Faraj, a member of the Nian Organization for Environmental Protection, told the media that they began hiking on the mountain in the early […]

    Al Bithnah Nature and Heritage Trail inaugurated in Fujairah
    28 Dec 2021

    Etihad Rail, Emirates Nature-WWF, Fujairah Municipality, the Fujairah Environment Authority and Fujairah Adventures Centre, supported by Fujairah Tourism and Antiquities Authority, inaugurated the historic Al Bithnah Nature and Heritage Trail in the Emirate of Fujairah, in celebration of the UAE’s Golden Jubilee. The emirate’s 50th nature trail, which marks the UAE’s 50th anniversary, is the […]