A hot air balloon trip has been on our bucket list for many years now, so in mid-December we finally took the plunge and booked ourselves onto an early morning trip with Balloon Adventure Emirates.
We recently published our list of the 50 Essential UAE Experiences and right up there in the top ten […]
We absolutely love the United Arab Emirates and all of the amazing sights and experiences that it has to offer. Therefore we proudly present the ultimate guide to the country, with our ’50 Essential UAE Experiences.’ Whether you’re a long time resident or a tourist just passing through – we guarantee that this is the list for you as there are things included that you won’t find in any guide book – enjoy!
As summer comes to the UAE and many expats flock back home, prices of hotels throughout the Emirates tend to reduce significantly, especially during the holy month of Ramadan. So for those of you staying behind – why not snap up a quick bargain, and relax on one of our ten recommended stay-cations:
When you think of the United Arab Emirates, the image of idyllic islands and wildlife safaris, is not […]
Last week, when the UAE was recognised as being the hottest place in the world (50.5°C in Al Ain!) Out & About UAE decided to take a trip to Ski Dubai and get some some respite from the sweltering heat.
Located inside the Mall Of The Emirates, Ski Dubai is the Middle East’s first indoor ski resort and a marvel of the modern world. It’s the size of three football fields (22,500 SQM) and contains five runs, at a maximum height of 85m. Snow is present all year round and the temperature is maintained between -2°C and -20°C.
Al Ain (العين) which translates literally into ‘the spring’ is also known as the Garden City and is located in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, close to the border with Oman – it’s a ninety minute journey from the capital or Dubai and is the perfect place for a weekend escape. Known for its culture and outdoors activities, it’s a must see for any visitor to the Emirates. As an expat who has lived in Al Ain for the past two years, I am hoping to give you the inside track on what to see & do whilst visiting this beautiful city.
Located approximately 222km from Abu Dhabi is the sleepy haven of Liwa Oasis, a place of seclusion and tranquility, as far from the glitz and glamour of the city as you can get in the UAE. It takes just over two hours to drive to Liwa from Abu Dhabi, making it the perfect place for a weekend getaway or mini break.