Newsletter Dubai and Al Ula: A Perfect Arabian Combination

7 September 2023

Saudi Arabia is making huge waves among the travel cognoscenti as the latest destination to open its borders after decades of relative isolationism. Chief among its draws is the UNESCO-approved hub of Al Ula, an ancient and spectacular Arabic oasis city. By combining Al Ula with Dubai, you’ll experience the best of both ancient and modern Arabia. Once an upstart itself, Dubai is long established as one of the most visitor-friendly destinations in the Middle East due to its phalanx of luxury hotels, world-class restaurants, and surprisingly weighty cultural attractions. Here is a rundown of how a twin-country pairing of Dubai and Saudi Arabia offers visitors a heady taste of Arabia.