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One of the great joys of having access to Masdar City is to revel in its design and spectacular architecture.
Key to enjoying the Gulf in Abu Dhabi is taking a walk along the Corniche, and even hopping on a bicycle, if possible.
Al Hamra, Oman, a village still showcasing homes up to 400 years old, makes for a fantastic stop, even if you only have half an hour.
A visit to Oman would not be complete with at least a half day at Nizwa Fort, about a two-hour drive from Muscat.
About 150 miles (240 kilometers) from Muscat, Jebel Shams in Oman is well worth a day trip or a couple nights if you love camping.
Whether or not students of the opposite sex should live together is the latest controversy to envelop Turkish Prime Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Could it become possible to take the train from Abu Dhabi to Doha in 2018? A 1,350-mile long Gulf railway system could soon link the GCC countries.
What’s It Like Working in Abu Dhabi? My experience is hardly typical, but it should give you a good idea about life in the Middle East.
In a region known for excess and bombast, Muscat stands out as an oasis of calm and sanity in a large part because of its architecture.
As one get settled in the United Arab Emirates, he or she is in a country that seems to be a 24/7 construction zone. Roads going no where are not uncommon.
I often say that so much of sustainability lies in design, and that is true of Masdar City.
Green building is catching on slowly in the United Arab Emirates, but the Aldar HQ building shows how great design is the foundation of sustainability.