Middle East
Experience the souks of Oman

Experience the souks of Oman

Lose yourself in one of Oman’s historic souks. Spend the day people watching and haggling for tooled leatherwear and jewellery, while snacking on sticky rosewater-and-saffron-infused halwa. The souks of Oman include some of the oldest marketplaces in the Arab world, filled with fascinating treasures and works of exceptional craftsmanship. Each souk has its own identity...
An action-packed day on Yas Island

An action-packed day on Yas Island

With all that Yas Island has to offer, it can be difficult to figure out how to fit everything in during a short trip. This tour packs in the Formula One arena, theme parks, shopping and dining so you don’t have to miss out on any part of Abu Dhabi’s fun-filled island paradise. Adventures at...
Valentine’s Day Romance Getaway

Valentine’s Day Romance Getaway

Valentine’s Day Romance Getaway It is hard to avoid the day devoted to all things love. Love it or hate it, and cynicism aside, Valentine’s Day is a day devoted to love and showing that special someone you care. You may be a reluctant romantic, but one sure fire way to impress your partner is...
The Budget Survival Guide to Valentine’s Day

The Budget Survival Guide to Valentine’s Day

 The Budget Survival Guide to Valentine’s day One of the most divisive celebrations will be soon upon us. For decades men have dreaded February 14th, whilst for the converted (and there are many!), Valentine’s Day is about romance and l’amour, or at least the momentary idea of it. It is about showing your partner that...
Welcome to Al Khobar: the commercial heart of Saudi Arabia

Welcome to Al Khobar: the commercial heart of Saudi Arabia

In the commercial heart of Saudi Arabia, Al Khobar’s location on the Kingdom’s eastern coast gives it a pleasant seaside atmosphere. Whether you prefer relaxing beachside, admiring award-winning architecture, shopping up a storm or driving down one of the world’s longest causeways, there’s plenty to keep you busy on a weekend in the city.  Head for the shore Day...
Six Reasons To Spend A Weekend On Yas Island

Six Reasons To Spend A Weekend On Yas Island

Yas Island may be small, but both the quality and quantity of its attractions help it to punch way above its weight. Fine dining, high-speed escapades, mischievous thrills and family fun can all be found on the island, creating a packed itinerary for your weekend away. 1. You can fall in love with the food...
What to do on Yas Island

What to do on Yas Island

Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island is a vacation paradise primarily known as the home of the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. While here, in addition to the activities in and around the racetrack, visitors should also take the opportunity to see both the local wildlife and some top international performers. The fastest cars in town...
A historical tour of Muscat

A historical tour of Muscat

The port city of Muscat became Oman’s capital in 1793 and was key to an empire reliant on coastal trade. The city’s historic center was kept in feudal isolation with no cars or international trade until the 1970s and as a result it is incredibly well preserved for visitors to appreciate today. The city gates...
Muscat at Night: Oman’s Capital Comes to Life

Muscat at Night: Oman’s Capital Comes to Life

Muscat is becoming an increasingly popular destination for travellers, and whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure, you might be surprised at the number of things to see and do. Start your day off right after some serious R&R in The Park Inn by Radisson Muscat. This Muscat hotel has comfortable rooms, a rooftop pool...
The best beaches of Duqm, Oman

The best beaches of Duqm, Oman

The growing coastal town of Duqm in Oman is favoured with unspoiled beaches and sparkling blue waters. Whether you want a quiet beach for sunbathing and contemplation or to dive into the waters and explore the caves, you’ll find the perfect beach in Duqm. Once a sleepy fishing village on the coast of Oman, Duqm...
#Innsider’s guide to Abu Dhabi

#Innsider’s guide to Abu Dhabi

The capital of the United Arab Emirates and its second largest city, Abu Dhabi has gained a reputation as a billionaire’s paradise. A quick stroll through the streets will see you faced with intimidating skylines, fast cars and designer shops. We have picked out our best #innsider tips to get the most out of your...
Exploring Ruwi, Muscat's Business District

Exploring Ruwi, Muscat’s Business District

As the business district for Muscat, Ruwi is home to high-rise buildings, booming business, and a bustling way of life. If you are in Muscat for work, make time to explore the Ruwi area and see some local sights. One of the oldest areas in Muscat, in recent years Ruwi has cemented its position as...
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