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  • Jordan

    Jordan: Old Testament lessons

    Jordan’s ancient landscapes — from its limestone caves to its wild wadis — provide the ultimate adventurous terrain for brave novices to try some serious canyoning and climbing Read More»

  • A fruit and vegetable stall at an old souk in Amman. Image: Getty


    Eat: Jordan

    Get to know the heart of Jordan through your stomach — from mezze to lamb… Read More»

  • Image: Alamy

    United Arab Emirates

    Dubai: At a canter

    You needn’t be a champion rider to cut your teeth at polo — although patience… Read More»

  • Camera trap photos of wildlife in the Dubai desert

    United Arab Emirates

    Dubai: return to the wild

    Far from being a barren wilderness, the Arabian desert is full of life. What’s more,… Read More»

  • Girl chases pigeons in a square, Beirut. Credit: Alamy


    City life: Beirut

    An alluring coastal capital with an endearingly split personality, Beirut is the thriving Arabian port… Read More»