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Ajman


Fish of Ajman Art Project

Fish of Ajman Art Project

Last year these fish, and a few more, could be seen dotted around Ajman. They were painted by local artists as part of an art project. Unfortunately, they all seem ...

Emirate of Ajman

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The Ajman Murals Project

In 2017 The Ajman Murals Project was launched by Ajman Municipality and Planning Department. They can be found at various locations around Ajman, but all in close proximity.

The Ajman Murals Proj...

Sharjah


Old Souqs in Sharjah

Old Souqs in Sharjah

Have you visited the old souqs in Sharjah? If you love searching for old treasures and you love retro, Souq al Arsah and Masqoof is for you. (currently closed for restor...

Al Miqsar Village

Update 2021: The village has undergone many changes since this post. It is currently being turned into a hotel.

The village also has houses, stores, and a mosque all ...

Wadi Shees

Wadi Shees nestles between the Hajar Mountains and a drive down can lead you in different directions, but all to the Omani enclave of Madha.

Wadi Shees

Nestled in the Hajar mountains, Al Hayl Fort is often missed by tourists and residents alike.

The fortified courtyard house was originally built in the time of Sheikh...

Ras al Khaimah


RAK Nature’s Treasures

RAK Nature's Treasures is housed on a farm right in the middle of the farming area of Ras al Khaimah. Once you turn off the main road, the drive there is a treat in itself, e...

Jazeera al Hamra, the old (and allegedly haunted) village

Jazeera al Hamra, Red Island, might seem a misnomer as the land where the village lies is a few hundred feet from the coast but it was originally a tidal island and home to a...

Wadi Ghalilah

The picturesque valley of Wadi Ghalila lies not far from the Oman border and is surrounded by the beautiful rock formations of that area, in particular the beautiful striped ...

Umm al Quwain


Umm Al Quwain Mangrove Forest

Umm Al Quwain Mangrove Forest is one for if you are like me and enjoy walking on a natural surface surrounded by nature, or if you enjoy bird-watching.

You can walk, ...

Walks away from the city and in town UAE

If you're looking for walks away from the city, the number of places to walk and exercise outdoors is increasing all the time. There are many with great views too. This is no...

Falaj Al Mualla Fort

Falaj Al Mualla is a quiet oasis town in the Umm Al Quwain desert. The fort is nearly 200 years old and overlooks the sand dunes where more watchtowers stand higher up and of...

Madha (Oman)


Madha

Madha Oman

A trip to Madha Oman always makes me feel like I'm going back in time. Between the narrow, winding streets, the goats roaming everywhere, the old coral w...

Al Nahwa – an enclave in an exclave

Al Nahwa

If you have driven around the northern parts of the UAE, you will no doubt have noticed that you pass from one emirate into another and then suddenly back again or you may find your...

Kalba


Kalba Mountain Conservation Centre and Bird of Prey Centre

Kalba Mountain Conservation Centre and Bird of Prey Centre are just two of the many protected areas in the emirate of Sharjah where a lot of importance is placed on conservat...

Kalba

Kalba

The area of Kalba has so much to offer the nature lover with several very di...

Walks away from the city and in town UAE

If you're looking for walks away from the city, the number of places to walk and exercise outdoors is increasing all the time. There are many with great views too. This is no...

Khor Fakkan


Al Miqsar Village

Update 2021: The village has undergone many changes since this post. It is currently being turned into a hotel.

The village also has houses, stores, and a mosque all ...

Al Rabi Tower, Khor Fakkan

Al Rabi Tower is a great Khor Fakkan viewpoint, the starting point of the Rabi Hiking Trail, the site of a cafe where you can enjoy the view over breakfast or at any time of ...

Wadi Shees

Wadi Shees nestles between the Hajar Mountains and a drive down can lead you in different directions, but all to the Omani enclave of Madha.

Wadi Shees

If you're looking for walks away from the city, the number of places to walk and exercise outdoors is increasing all the time. There are many with great views too. This is no...

Manama – Red and White Forts and Museum Park

Manama, Ajman, UAE

Many people are surprised to know that Ajman has two enclaves inland. One of them is Manama which sits on the plains at the foot of the Hajar Mountains. When pearl trad...

50 Places to Visit in the UAE

Watch the video to see 50 places to visit in the UAE in 50 seconds Tap/click links below for more info on 50 places to visit in the UAE - Northern Emirates https://youtu.be/dntP...

Oman


Dibba Musandam Oman

Dibba Musandam is a little bit of paradise within easy reach of the UAE. So if you're looking for a tranquil escape with some adventure, this is one for you. I went on two different tours with Muha...

Sharjah Central Region


Sharjah Central Region

Sharjah Central Region is great for exploring! Lots of interesting places and the weather is drier so great for the summer! Here are a few ideas below for you until I find time to update this page!...

Mleiha

Mleiha offers stunning scenery from mesmerising rock formations, rolling sand dunes, desert meeting mountain to sandy plains and lush gardens. Discover Mleiha has long been one of my favourite plac...

Buhais Geology Park Sharjah

Buhais Geology Park is a great family trip out. At the foot of Jebel Buhais, the park consists of several interactive exhibitions indoors and an outdoor trail...

Al Ain and Abu Dhabi


Places to visit in Al Ain

Al Ain is known as the Garden City, come and find out why by visiting the best places to visit in Al Ain. Although it had been many years since I last visited,  I found on this trip that it hasn...

Qasr al Watan – Palace of the Nation

Qasr Al Watan

Qasr Al Watan is rather deceiving from the outside as although its traditional architectural style and gentle colours are beautiful in their simplicity, entering the Preside...

Al Dhafra Festival Abu Dhabi

Al Dhafra Festival

About Al Dhafra

Al Dhafra is one of the three main regions in the emirate of Abu Dhabi and also the biggest. As it lies to the west, it is also known as the West...

East Coast


Al Miqsar Village

Update 2021: The village has undergone many changes since this post. It is currently being turned into a hotel.

The village also has houses, stores, and a mosque all ...

Al Rabi Tower, Khor Fakkan

Al Rabi Tower is a great Khor Fakkan viewpoint, the starting point of the Rabi Hiking Trail, the site of a cafe where you can enjoy the view over breakfast or at any time of ...

Wadi Shees

Wadi Shees nestles between the Hajar Mountains and a drive down can lead you in different directions, but all to the Omani enclave of Madha.

Wadi Shees

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