Musandam, Oman – Norway of the Arabia

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Rate our ReviewsVisiting the Musandam peninsula makes for a fascinating day trip from Dubai. This small governorate of Oman has sealed away from the rest of the country, landlocked by the United Arab Emirates. The peninsula juts into the Straits of Hormuz and Iran is literally a few miles across the way. In fact, during […]

AL AIN, ABU DHABI, UAE- Oasis life is heavenly

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Rate our ReviewsAl-Ain…During the peak of summer, the temperature in the UAE can easily rise up to 50 degrees Celsius (120 deg F), not including the humidity factor which easily adds another 10 degrees. I have reason to believe that the old wives’ tale of frying an egg on top of the head is a […]

Dubai, U.A.E. – Abra is the way to go !

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Rate our ReviewsAbra  boats are traditional boats that were once propelled by men with oars but now are powered by motors. However, the  boat design itself goes back many centuries. Some transportation methods never die, just change to fit the times These Abra boats are wooden boats used in the UAE to transport people across […]

Ras Al Khaimah , UAE – Beautiful roads to Jebel Jais

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Rate our ReviewsWelcome to Ras Al Khaimah or RAK, as we all call it. Encircled by the enormous Hajar Mountains, Ras Al Khaimah is the UAE’s northernmost emirate, towards the border of Oman. Aside from a handful of luxury hotels, RAK is a favourite of many outdoor lovers and beachgoers. It is rather laid back, […]

DUBAI, UAE- The city, the gold souk and the dreams

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Rate our ReviewsThe Gold Souq in Dubai is known to be the “City of Gold”. It is located at the heart of the commercial business district of Deira, in the locality of Al Dhagaya.