United Arab Emirates

Chopper Over Dubai

Tyler Roney | October 25, 2017

There’s no better way to see Dubai – a city of sand, glass, and history – than from the vantage of an Agusta 109E helicopter in the clear blue sky.

Dhow You Believe in Magic?

Travelogues | August 8, 2017

From Doha to Dubai and from Abu Dhabi to Muscat, a private dhow cruise is a must-do for the Middle East aesthete: transport from centuries ago and luxury for today.

5 Most Amazing Hotels in the Middle East

Remote Lands | August 18, 2015

A visit to the Middle East should include a stay in one of the most surreal hotels in the world: think living like royalty in an Arabian palace or relaxing by your own personal pool in the desert.

Sands of Time: In Search of the Old UAE

Jay Tindall | June 17, 2015

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.