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Dubai is a major tourist destination hub, but it is also a great starting point to travel to various countries outside. As an expat in UAE, you may think about going on a holiday. Here we share some travel destinations and experiences in various countries.

lebanon closed retreat

I travelled to Lebanon for 4 days to attend a closed retreat last January. While 3 of those 4 days were spent inside a secluded retreat house in Jbeil, our group still managed to squeeze in visiting some great spots in and around Beirut, Byblos and Harissa. Disclaimer: This post contains places to see when in… Read more

lebanon visa dubai

Those who are planning to visit Lebanon, here is a guide written by one of our contributors on how you can apply for a visa for. She visited the country for a spiritual retreat and here she outlines the steps she took in order to get a Lebanese visa. She was there to visit for… Read more

PHOTOS Giant 3D Sculptures Along E11 Highway

If you happen to pass by E11 Sheikh Zayed Road from Dubai to Abu Dhabi, don’t be surprised to see giant sculptures and paintings on the road — courtesy of Louvre Abu Dhabi! ALSO READ: Louvre Abu Dhabi Now Open Starting April 7, Louvre Abu Dhabi is featuring ten new artworks along E11, as part of the… Read more

Check out over 50,000 Titles about UAE at Qasr Al Watan Palace Library

Calling all book lovers and lovers of everything about the UAE, don’t miss your chance to charge your brain deposits of invaluable information about the Arab culture and mostly the UAE by visiting the recently opened Qasr Al Watan Palace Library in Abu Dhabi. And while you’re at it, be sure to check out the… Read more

Kyrgyzstan visa application uae

Kyrgyzstan, a country of lakes and mountains that is located in Central Asia is such a country to behold. What’s more interesting about this country is that the culture, traditions and nomadic lifestyle are still alive both in practice and even in the hearts of its people.  Kyrgyzstan is one of the countries where the… Read more

new airport muscat oman

Over the past few years, more and more travellers are heading to the neighbouring Sultanate of Oman for business as well as tourism purposes. Indeed, the country is fast becoming a major hub for meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions. Also Read: Royal Opera House Muscat, Oman The expansive growth of Oman as a business and events destination… Read more

oman airport first class business class checkin

The Sultanate of Oman is one of the neighbouring countries of the UAE. Earlier this year, the Muscat International Airport in Oman opened a new terminal, which can accommodate a greater number of passengers, including tourists and business travellers from the UAE. The new airport offers state-of-the-art facilities and amenities and we were able to experience… Read more

zanzibar tanzania

When I received an invitation to visit Zanzibar, Tanzania, the inner wanderer in me is saying HELL YEAH, why not! However, a part of me is saying, NO WAY it is not safe! I have not visited any place in Africa which is why I am hesitating to step foot in Tanzania. Some stories we… Read more

The Muscat International Airport was recently revamped this year, making it easier for travellers to visit the Sultanate of Oman. And what better way to enjoy this beautiful country than by going to one of its cultural and architectural wonders — the Royal Opera House Muscat. The Royal Opera House Muscat is the leading arts and cultural… Read more

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi is the largest mosque in the UAE. It also happens to be one of the largest mosques in the world. Among the many places to visit in Abu Dhabi, you definitely shouldn’t miss seeing this magnificent structure with your own eyes! The grand mosque was named after… Read more

danat resort room

Al Ain is the second biggest city in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE. Since it is only two hours away from Dubai, many people come here to marvel at the sights, get closer to nature, or simply enjoy the wonders that this amazing city has to offer. While there are many places to… Read more

Have you ever dreamed of going to the land of great myths and legends? Well, now is your chance! flydubai has just begun operating direct flights from Dubai to Thessaloniki, Greece. Aside from being a top tourist destination, Greece also holds strong business ties with the UAE. At present, more than 170 Greek companies are… Read more

The island of Sicily in Italy is a popular choice among tourists. Known for its historic monuments, cultural museums, and the majestic Mount Etna, the island is also famous for its gorgeous beaches and local cuisine (e.g. seafood, pastries, and pasta). Need we say more?! Fortunately, going to Sicily has just gotten easier. In partnership… Read more