Beating the Heat in Dubai: 10 Ways to Stay Cool

by Rianne Ojeh on 26 November 2014, 11:11AM Beating the Heat in Dubai: 10 Ways to Stay Cool There is not much to say about the heat in Dubai that hasn’t been said before. For example, it is hot, not regular hot like we are used to experiencing during a good summer in Great Britain, but genuinely scorching hot. At the peak of summer in Dubai, average daytime temperatures are around 40 °C, but have been known to climb up to anywhere between 43-48°C. If you are planning to take a trip to Dubai, or any of the surrounding nations, you must take the time to think about the heat. The sensible way to avoid sun sickness and sun burn is to limit the amount of time that you spend in direct sunlight, use plenty of high factor sun screen and wear suitable clothing when outdoors. If you follow these simple steps, your holiday to the Arab Emirates should go without a single hitc...
Discovering Abu Dhabi

Discovering Abu Dhabi

On my recent trip to the United Arab Emirates, I discovered the Middle East was all I thought it would be and much more. A plethora of skyscrapers make up the city skyline and the architecture that fills most of the Emirates leaves most guests in awe. A new, up and coming metropolitan city; Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE and is one of its most desirable destinations. Abu Dhabi is famous fo...
by Ellen Morgan on 25 November 2014, 11:11AM



Fiction Map of the World – Dubai

Fiction Map of the World – Dubai

Dubai is the most populous city within the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and is located on the Persian Gulf coastline within the northern regions of the UAE. Once considered a mere port for foreign tradesman, Dubai is now flourishing both as a holiday and business destination.  Essential Holiday ReadingIdeal reading would be novels such as the Two Tigers by Emilio Salgari which is set during ...
by Travelbag on 24 November 2014, 10:11AM



Travelbag’s Holiday Mum Experts

Travelbag’s Holiday Mum Experts

Ever wondered what other parents want from a holiday? Or the tips and tricks they’ve picked up to make family travel a whole lot easier? Well, we have asked the experts, talking to some of the finest Mum bloggers out there about their holidays and about keeping the kids entertained. Here is what they had to say:1. Katie Ellison (mummydaddyandmemakesthree.co.uk & spaceinyourcase.com) Wh...
by Travelbag on 19 November 2014, 11:11AM



Going Wild

Going Wild

If you’re thinking about taking a holiday where the opportunity to marvel at the local wildlife features highly on the ‘to do’ list, then you aren’t really going to be short of options. From the big cats of the Maasai Mara to the monkeys of Gibraltar, and from the Little Penguins of Phillip Island to the elephants of Asia, the opportunities are almost endless when it come...
by Matt Salisbury on 17 November 2014, 10:11AM



Langkawi: The Jewel of Kedah

Langkawi: The Jewel of Kedah

Known as the ‘Jewel of Kedah’, Langkawi consists of over 100 islands, most of which are uninhabited. These islands are located within the state of Kedah, situated in the north-west of peninsular Malaysia. Langkawi is the perfect destination for singles, couples and families looking to relax in luxury. Southeast Asia's first UNESCO global geopark, Langkawi has always been popular with ...
by Verity Ramsay on 13 November 2014, 09:11AM



Fiction Map of the World – Thailand

Fiction Map of the World – Thailand

Situated at the centre of the Indochina peninsula, Thailand is a country that is steeped in lush jungle, mystique and also marvellous golden, sandy beaches that are just made to enjoy. Essential Holiday ReadingIdeally you would like a good adventure novel to set the heart racing and fill the mind with wonder. An ideal choice for this would be something such as The Reef, written by Nora Roberts an...
by Travelbag on 12 November 2014, 11:11AM



Food for thought

Food for thought

Carla ter Maat finds that Luang Prabang in Laos is a place to feed the soul. I had a very clear image in my mind about what Luang Prabang would be like – it was more a premonition than through research, and in fact and I wasn’t far wrong. The sense of calm, serenity and peace, as though I had arrived at a very holy place, pervaded the air, even as I departed the plane. Luang Praban...
by Carla ter Maat on 11 November 2014, 11:11AM



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