Tag: desert

    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 […]

    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 […]

    TRSDC unveils spectacular Desert Rock mountain resort
    11 Oct 2021

    The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, the Red Sea Project (TRSP), has revealed design plans for its new mountain resort named Desert Rock in the beautiful wadi vistas in the west of the country. Created by the world-class architectural design firm, Oppenheim Architecture, Desert Rock […]

    Why water has become a luxury commodity and how to divide all 3% of the fresh water on Earth

    While we forget to turn off the tap when brushing our teeth, the world is already calling water “blue gold of the XXI century” and “new oil.” These names emphasize that water supplies are dwindling, and our needs are increasing. Today it becomes evident that this everyday blessing is, actually, a luxury that is not […]

    Denis Villeneuve explained why he filmed “Dune” in the hottest months in the UAE desert

    Denis Villeneuve filmed “Dune” in the desert near the Liwa Oasis in Abu Dhabi, choosing July and August for filming. These are the hottest months in this area, when temperatures reach 50°C and above, writes IndieWire. But it was this kind of weather that fit into the director’s visual concept.  “I found what I was […]

    The US billionaire plans to build a smart eco-metropolis in the middle of the desert

    The first thing that catches your eye is the paradox between the declared environmental friendliness and the very idea of ​​building a city from scratch, even in the middle of the desert. In September, 50-year-old billionaire Mark Laurie, founder of Diapers.com and Jet.com, announced the construction of a futuristic metropolis called Telos. The city will be […]

    Colorful destinations: what to do in every season in Iran?
    20 Sep 2021

    If you think about traveling to Iran whenever the coronavirus is finally behind us, you might wonder what time of year is best. Iran is known for being a destination to fall in love with as its mesmerizing traditional architecture, serene deserts, jagged mountains, emerald jungles, and above all, its hospitable people. It is one […]

    Natural wonders of Iran: Jaazmoorian Red-Water Pond, a miracle at desert’s heart

    Jazmoorian Red-Water (Aab-Sorkh) Pond, by the city of Jiroft in Kerman province, south of Iran, portrays magic in the world’s hottest desert, IRNA states. The vast pond covers a large area expanding between Iran’s two provinces of Sistan and Baluchestan, and Kerman. It is one of the most beautiful ponds of the country, with its […]

    Natural wonders of Iran: virgin environment in Sistan & Baluchestan
    14 Sep 2021

    Sistan & Baluchestan, Iran’s largest province spanning over 1,100 square kilometers, has created a great capacity of tourism by its virgin environment with various species of animals and plants, as well as mountains, deserts, and the sea. The environment of Sistan & Baluchestan Province in southeast Iran has wonderful beauties that have always attracted large […]