Tag archives for Middle East
Spread across Abu Dhabi is a delightful collection of mosaics, mostly in pedestrian underpasses.
Imagine if goods and services, and of course people, could move freely from Kuwait to Muscat without the need for long truck hauls and expensive air travel.
Currently a festival is underway at Qasr al Hosn, which dates back to the 18th century and is the oldest building in Abu Dhabi.
Around Khor Kalba, in a remote corner of Sharjah on the United Arab Emirates’ east coast, wildlife is making an impressive comeback.
Many of the mangroves have disappeared as the United Arab Emirates witnesses stratospheric economic growth, but the government is making an effort to protect them, such as the ones in eastern Abu Dhabi.
An interesting look Abu Dhabi is the Mina Fish Market, which anchors the city’s corniche. One can view an aspect of family life--and overfishing.
Most drivers skip through this town as they travel towards Oman’s mountains and wadis, but Al Buraimi is definitely worth a stop.
Only one hour by car from the Al-Ain border, Sohar offers a break from hectic Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Soaring above the charming desert city of Al Ain is Jebel Hafeet, one of the most stunning landmarks in the Middle East.
Social media is definitely flourishing in the Middle East, particularly the Gulf region, as a recently issued infographic states.
Now I am entrenched within the sustainability and CSR mafia, I have received more and more emails from folks who want to know, “How can I do that?”
Some of the best spots in for hiking in the Middle East are in Ras al-Khaima (RAK), the emirate perched upon the far north of the UAE.