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Emirati Arabic

Emirati Arabic

The boring bit - feel free to skip :) The Arabic language is quite complex. Whilst there is the formal language known as 'Fus-ha', it is only really used for formal purpose...

How to make legemat

How to make Legemat at home! Read More

Ajman Museum and Fort

Ajman Museum is often overlooked but it is well worth a visit. The fort which is home to the museum was built in the 18th century and was the sheikh's residence for most of t...

Al Suwaidi Pearl Farm, Ras al Khaimah

Al Suwaidi Pearl Farm is the only one of its kind in the Middle East and was set up 17 years ago by Abdulla Al Suwaidi, the grandson of one of the last pearl divers, Mohammed...

Al Tawyeen Heritage Village

Al Tawyeen Heritage Village in northwest Fujairah is a nice little stop on the way to or from Dibba if you're taking Shohada Rd. It has several small buildings of different o...

Tayyibah Heritage Museum

Tayyibah Heritage Museum has to have one of the best locations of museums here, set at the edge of a village in the Hajar mountains overlooking farms and itself in lush green...

Traditional Crafts Museum, Khor Fakkan

Take a stroll back through time in this small well set out museum and see how trades and every day tasks were carried out in the past and how the local people lived.

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Heart of Sharjah

The Heart of Sharjah is the oldest part of the city and such a quiet haven, you'll often forget you're even in a city. It...

Sharjah Art Area

Wander through the old traditional buildings of Sharjah Art Area housing various kinds of art exhibitions, some by international artists. Visit Bait al Shamsi, Bait Serkal, Emirates Fine Arts Society ...

Ajman Heritage District

Ajman Heritage District is a lovely, tranquil place to wander around, admire the murals of scenes of traditional life, explore Ajman Fort and stop off for tea, Emirati breakfast or even Viking fine di...

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...

Al Dhaid Fort, Sharjah Central Region

Al Dhaid Fort is the latest of Sharjah's exciting heritage projects and I was very impressed with it! This is one to add to your list of places to visit in Sharjah! First constructed over two hundr...

5 Best Places to visit in Al Dhaid, Sharjah Central Region

5 Best Places to Visit in Al Dhaid

Al Dhaid is the main town in Sharjah Central Region and there are lots of plans to develop it. For now, these are 5 Best Places to Visit i...

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...