Category: United Arab Emirates

10 family-friendly resorts with top kids' clubs

10 family-friendly resorts with top kids’ clubs

As any parent knows, you’re only as happy as your least happiest child – and keeping children happy, especially away from home, can be hard work. Finding a holiday resort that makes this as easy as possible, with plenty of tyke-pleasing facilities, is the first step towards a harmonious family holiday. The option of a […]

Top 10 tips for an amazing Dubai holiday during Ramadan

Top 10 tips for an amazing Dubai holiday during Ramadan

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins towards the end of May this year and itís a fascinating and very special time to visit Dubai. While the observant will be fasting from dawn till dusk they will be feasting and in celebratory mood when night falls. Visitors are most welcome to join the fun. Dubai […]

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Dubai dream yacht trips: an unforgettable, affordable experience

Set in the exotic Arabian Gulf, surrounded by sand-dunes, Dubai is a luxurious pleasure-dome that is wonderfully obsessed with fashion and style. The sun-soaked adult playground is a constantly innovative land where soaring skyscrapers create spectacular skylines, in a city that seems to have an endless imagination when it comes to entertainment. Its futuristic appeal […]

Top 5 luxury desert escapes

Top 5 luxury desert escapes

A stay in the desert is the closest most of us will get to holidaying on another planet. These resorts perfectly embody the trend for pared-back luxury, shifting the focus from overblown opulence to one of pampering and soul-soothing; favouring enriching experiences over materialism. Their remote locations, coupled with other-worldly vistas and five-star comforts make […]

7 luxury destinations best reached by private jet

7 luxury destinations best reached by private jet

More and more people are being attracted to the idea of flying by private jet and all of the unique benefits it brings. Itís perfect if youíre someone who dislikes the massive queues and constant delays at major airports, enjoys having more time to spend in your favoured location or just wants to arrive in […]

7 great activities to make your Abu Dhabi holiday unforgettable

7 great activities to make your Abu Dhabi holiday unforgettable

The capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, is richer but more understated than itís more well known neighbour, Dubai.†† The city itself is principally built on a number of islands just a couple of hundred metres from the mainland while the emirate of the same name is the largest in the UAE with […]

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5 of most spectacular hotel arrivals in the world

Long gone are the days of arriving to a hotel to tediously queue at a lobby and await your turn so someone at the reception desk is free to attend to you. Luxury travelers demand more, much, much more. Many of the more boutique hotels and resorts have done away with reception desks, and even […]

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5 of the world’s most exclusive hotels with up to 70% off

As you can imagine I have stayed at some absolutely amazing hotels and resorts, which is definitely one of the perks of my job. Whether I am visiting an iconic city or one of the most beautiful holiday destinations in the world, I always like to get the best out of my trip, by matching […]

Dubai's best business lunches in DIFC

Dubai’s best business lunches in DIFC

Dubai is certainly gaining traction on the global foodie scene, with numerous choices of cuisine to dine out for every meal. With award-winning fine dining establishments to street food (and almost everything in between), itís difficult to ensure the best choice. Fortunately, there are bargains to be had at some of the top venues, all […]

14 of the world's most romantic retreats

14 of the world’s most romantic retreats

With February 14th on the horizon, take five minutes to fantasise about these swoon-worthy sanctuaries: our handpicked selection of the most romantic retreats in the world… Maldives – Jumeirah Dhevanafushi The Maldives – one of the most exclusive destinations on the planet – has to be the top choice for a once-in-a-lifetime escape. Jumeirah Dhevanafushi […]

Top 5 health and fitness holidays for 2017

Top 5 health and fitness holidays for 2017

So many of us start off our year determined to achieve our weight loss goals. If you want to get in shape, itís much easier to focus on that on holiday that it is at home whilst trying to juggle your hectic life. Still, youíre on holiday, you want to do more than burpees and […]

The 5 best places to spend Christmas abroad

The 5 best places to spend Christmas abroad

Our favourite destinations for Christmas getaways involve lots of sunshine and warm weather.† Itís hard to beat the idea of escaping the short wintery days, swapping your Christmas jumper and grey skies for a swimsuit and two weeks of beautiful sunshine. Here are some of the best places to visit at Christmas time: Barbados Being […]

The ultimate foodie checklist for Dubai

The ultimate foodie checklist for Dubai

While undoubtedly Dubai is home to many amazing and iconic sights, attractions, not to mention a growing list of Guinness World Records, there are also many fantastic restaurants across the city, with cuisines from all over the world represented. With venues covering a large range of fine dining options, where does one begin? Read ahead […]

5 of the best Christmas activities in Dubai

5 of the best Christmas activities in Dubai

Enjoying a wonderfully sunny and warm Christmas in Dubai doesnít mean you have to miss out on any festive fun. The tolerant Muslim emirate embraces the spirit of Christmas with a variety of events to suit all the family. Winter Festival Held annually at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre, the Winter Festival is the largest event […]

Inside Dubai's most highly anticipated new hotel: Jumeirah Al Naseem

Inside Dubai’s most highly anticipated new hotel: Jumeirah Al Naseem

Dubai’s most highly anticipated new hotel development is set to open its doors in a couple of weeks time.† Located in the heart of the palatial Madinat Jumeirah complex, Jumeirah Al Naseem is the fourth hotel to be built here – occupying the last prized beachfront plot. We last visited the hotel during construction in […]

The World's 10 Best Airport Lounges

The world’s 10 best airport lounges

Air travel these days can be very stressful and often time-consuming. How often have you heard anybody claim that they were looking forward to being in an airport lounge? There are, however, some lounges that are a veritable haven of peace and tranquillity. These are some the most luxurious airport lounges on the planet. The […]

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