Rate our ReviewsCorniche Abu Dhabi… When I first visited Abu Dhabi for a series of business meetings, my attention was drawn right away to the turquoise waters of the Corniche. It was so irresistible that I made a promise to myself, “that one of these days, I will return to experience the beach, lie on […]
Rate our ReviewsDesert Safari…Some words create immediate images. The words ring some invisible bells in our minds and we jump to locations, or we go into memory mode. At least that is the way my mental system works. Every time my ears hear the word “SAND”, I travel to the beach or desert.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]