Rate our ReviewsVisiting the Musandam peninsula makes for a fascinating day trip from Dubai. This small governorate of Oman is sealed away from the rest of the country, land locked 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, […]
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 Dubai Creek […]
Rate our ReviewsThe Gold Souq in Dubai is known to be the “City of Gold”. It is located at the heart of commercial business district of Deira, in the locality of Al Dhagaya.
Rate our ReviewsThe fascinating rows of lights, from bow to stern, on the boats at night, along the 8.7 mile creek from the heart of Dubai, is one of the best, visual attractions. These amazing traditional boats, called Dhows, started their lives as fishing and pearling boats and have now taken on new lives. They […]
Rate our ReviewsOn the North West side of Maui, the second largest island, there is a small remote village called Kahakuloa. The village is located on a river flowing from the West Maui Mountains and is populated with local Hawaiians and ex-pats all over the world.