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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...

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...

Khor Fakkan, Sharjah

Khor Fakkan has always been a favourite place for a nice little getaway but if you haven’t been for a while, you might be surprised at what’s new and also at parts you ju...

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...

Rams Ras Al Khaimah

Rams lies to the north of the city of Ras al Khaimah and relied on fishing and pearling in the past. You can still see many fishing boats going out today and Al Suwaidi Pearl...

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...

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...

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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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!...

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...

Mahatta Museum

Al Mahatta Museum is great for students learning about transport or the science of flight and is also an excellent resource for learning the recent history of Sharjah. The Mahatta museum building i...

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...

Classic Car Museum Sharjah

Sharjah Classic Car Museum is definitely one for you if you love old cars or have children who are learning about transport at school, this is one to add to your list with cars of all sorts from the l...

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 ...

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...

Masfout Museum

Masfout Museum stands high up on the rocky hill overlooking the fertile plains, where Masfout Fort was well-positioned to spot any unwanted visitors coming to attack, mostly bandits. Higher still o...

Masfoot

Masfoot is one of those places I go back to again and again. Lying on plains between rugged mountains, it has beautiful views, lots of fresh, clean air and a relaxed pace of life! It has many parks...

Off Road History Museum

The Off Road History Museum in Al Madam, Sharjah is an incredible place for any car enthusiast to visit. There is a wide range of cars and trucks of different makes and models, some more than a centur...

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...

The Resistance Monument, Khor Fakkan Sharjah

Resistance Monument Khor Fakkan

What is the Resistance Monument in Khor Fakkan? Read on to discover the backgro...