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Monday Memories: The Dubai Camel Handler

Monday Memories: The Dubai Camel Handler

On my recently updated photography portfolio website, there are only a few images that have endured from the beginning of my professional career as a photographer and one is of this Dubai camel handler. For me there was always something about the sadness in his eyes...
The Dazzling Museum of Islamic Art In Doha

The Dazzling Museum of Islamic Art In Doha

Splendidly sited on a purpose-built artificial island off the city’s palm-fringed Corniche, the stupendous Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar, is both an architectural showpiece and an arresting receptacle for the world’s most extraordinary collections of Islamic art. The Dazzling Museum of Islamic Art In...
Our Dubai Shopping Guide

Our Dubai Shopping Guide

Dubai’s reputation as a tourist destination was built on sun, sand and shopping. While there is a lot more to the city than its great weather, beach and malls, if shopping is high on your list of priorities then we better help you to get...
Dreamy Dubai Desert Escapes

Dreamy Dubai Desert Escapes

You could drive from Dubai to the Liwa Oasis to see stupendous desert dunes or you could just drive an hour out of the city and check in to one of two dreamy Dubai desert escapes. Or just do a drive. The desert really is...
The Audacious Architecture of Dubai

The Audacious Architecture of Dubai

Boasting breathtaking skylines of sail-shaped buildings, dancing towers, twisting skyscrapers, and even a tuning fork, the audacious architecture of Dubai makes the city a delight to visit for architects, designers, photographers, and travellers. I will never forget a conversation we overheard one day between a little boy and...
What to See and Do in Al Ain

What to See and Do in Al Ain

Al Ain’s locals like to boast that they live in the Garden of the Arabian Gulf. And what’s most arresting about arriving here — especially after the drive through the desert from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain — is the greenery. Here’s our guide as to how...