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UAE

Back From the Brink – the Oryx of Arabia

Back From the Brink – the Oryx of Arabia

When conjuring images of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), one would expect expansive views of arid deserts, skyscraping hotels and the over-the-top opulence of some of the world’s most decadent restaurants, arenas and venues. You might not, however, consider the national symbol of the region – the humble Oryx. Yet the vast plains and deserts […]

Sands of Time: In Search of the Old UAE

Sands of Time: In Search of the Old UAE

After spending some time in the most infamous of UAE cities, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, I felt it time to take a better look at what lays outside these soaring modern landscapes and see if I could discover some worlds of old.

A Tale of Two Cities – The United Arab Emirates

A Tale of Two Cities – The United Arab Emirates

On my recent trip to UAE trip, I wanted to visit Dubai & Abu Dhabi, but I really wanted to reach far beyond them to discover the true essence of UAE and appreciate its rich history and cultural significance