Archive | Abu Dhabi


5 Historic Tourist Spots in the UAE

  If you’re interested in historical tourist spots in the UAE, you will be spoilt for choice. From ancient mosques to more modern marvels, the region is full of excellent places to visit. Here are just five of them.   Burj Khalifa, Dubai Perhaps best-known as the world’s tallest skyscraper, Dubai’s 160 storey Burj Khalifa is 2,722 […]

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Photo Diary: Afternoon Tea at Jumeirah, Ethiad Towers

Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and now they’re providing you (& me) the opportunity to have ‘High Tea On Top Of The World‘ (or so the tagline says!) Located on Level 74, the Observation Deck at 300 is the highest vantage point in Abu Dhabi […]

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5 things I love about Abu Dhabi

1) Taxis The taxi’s are so cheap and so easy to flag down we haven’t even need to rent a car. It costs us around £2 to get to the beach from our house-sit, around £3 to Marina Mall and £5 if we’re heading to the other end of the Corniche to visit the large […]

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5 things to do in Abu Dhabi during Ramadan

Not only are we in Abu Dhabi during the height of their summer, meaning temperatures are hitting 50 degrees but it’s also Ramadan. The month of Ramadan is a time for spiritual reflection, improvement, increased devotion and worship and thus all the Muslim’s fast during the hours of sunlight, working hours are decreased and they […]

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Abu Dhabi House Sit

We thought all our Christmases had come at once when we were asked to house sit in Abu Dhabi. This would be our fifth house sit and our first time in the Middle East. What we weren’t prepared for was the desert heat in the height of summer. With temperatures hitting over 50 degrees it’s […]

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