United Arab Emirates

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.

The UAE: A Tale of Two Cities

Jay Tindall | June 17, 2015

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

My Private Penguin Experience in the Desert in Dubai

Catherine Heald | February 17, 2014

I have recently petted the bellies of adult Bengal Tigers in Chiang Mai, bathed baby elephants in Chiang Rai and played with baby pandas in Chengdu. These were all incredible experiences, but I think my recent private penguin afternoon was the most incredible…

Hot Days, Cool Nights – Things to Do in Dubai

Remote Lands | June 26, 2013

Easily accessible from most major airports, Dubai is an excellent urban adventure city to spend a weekend or, if time permits, a full-fledged holiday. Here are our favourite activities, hand-selected by Remote Lands’ most discerning team members.