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    Sleep: Abu Dhabi

    Whether you stay in a grand palace in the shadow of sand dunes or among the clouds in a high-rise, Abu Dhabi’s ambitions are matched only by its outstanding hospitality Read More»

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    Dubai: At a canter

    You needn’t be a champion rider to cut your teeth at polo — although patience and determination won’t go amiss Read More»

  • Camera trap photos of wildlife in the Dubai desert

    Dubai: return to the wild

    Far from being a barren wilderness, the Arabian desert is full of life. What’s more, thanks to the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, visitors to the Emirate can experience it for… Read More»

  • Deira Spice Souk, Dubai

    Finding the real heart of Dubai

    After years of trying to be the biggest and brightest, Dubai is finally prepared to think small — and focus more on those little things that help a city become… Read More»

  • Admiring artwork at Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi. Image: Getty

    City life: Abu Dhabi

    An intriguing mix of global influences, Abu Dhabi is the desert city with several centres — from the cultured Saadiyat Island and its frenetic alter ego, Yas Island, to the… Read More»

 
 

United Arab Emirates