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Top 5 Places to go in the Middle East

by Travelbag on 04 September 2019, 16:09PM Top 5 Places to go in the Middle East There’s more to the Emirates than Dubai, just as there’s more to the Middle East than the UAE. The surrounding Arabian Peninsula is a region of great natural beauty, with rugged mountains and unspoiled beaches. It also boasts modern cities, world-class hotels and a true sense of history. From the red rock of Jordan to the remote fjords of Oman – and, yes, the glitz and glam of Dubai – there’s something here for everyone. We’ve picked out our five favourites for a Middle Eastern adventure.   Best for history and culture: Jordan A holiday to Jordan is a journey back in time. Remnants of ancient civilizations are scattered all over the country. The crowning jewel has to be Petra – the world-famous ancient city, tucked away inside a narrow de...
Abu Dhabi: What to do for Families and Couples

Abu Dhabi: What to do for Families and Couples

Abu Dhabi is famous for its luxury hotels, huge shopping malls and VIP lifestyle. But, when you pull back the curtain, you’ll discover there’s more to this glittering city than meets the eye. Behind all the glitz and glamour, Abu Dhabi is a place of cultural landmarks, romantic beaches and unexpected activities. Whether you’re travelling as a family or a couple, the UAE’s...
by Travelbag on 02 January 2019, 11:01AM

Dubai Family Holidays: What to do & Where to Stay

Dubai Family Holidays: What to do & Where to Stay

Dubai is still treated as the new kid on the block – name-callers say it's 'soulless' and 'has no culture'. Of course, it's a very futuristic city, and so 'culture' in the traditional sense is admittedly hard to come by. But that doesn't mean it should be overlooked, particularly as a family holiday destination. It may be a gleaming business hub, but Dubai has quietly – and very succ...
by Travelbag on 28 June 2018, 12:06PM

Top Things to do in Bahrain

Top Things to do in Bahrain

Floating in the Gulf at a midpoint between Saudi Arabia and Qatar is Bahrain – Asia’s third smallest country. Once the Garden of Eden, it combines all the glitz and glamour of its wealthier, bigger neighbours, with a history that’s well steeped to say the least. Most visitors won’t stray beyond the main island, attached to the Saudi Arabian City Al Khobar by the King Fah...
by Travelbag on 09 March 2018, 14:03PM

The Best Architecture in the Middle East

The Best Architecture in the Middle East

The Middle East’s building traditions date back centuries, from sacred mosques to desert fortresses, ancient marketplaces to the ex-abodes of rich pearling merchants. Pop up cities like Dubai and more recently Doha have erected architecture that echoes the minarets and domes of the old Islamic World in modern materials like fibre glass and reinforced concrete. The result is an architectura...
by Travelbag on 12 February 2018, 12:02PM

Discover 6 of the Middle East’s Best Beaches

Discover 6 of the Middle East’s Best Beaches

It’s no secret that Thailand and the Caribbean are home to some of the world’s most spectacular beaches. Jamaica’s Seven Mile Beach and Koh Samui’s Chaweng Beach are just two places that spring to mind when talking about the world’s most exotic beauty spots. But if you want an alternative beach break, there's somewhere else that should be on your list. The Middle Eas...
by Travelbag on 14 June 2016, 14:06PM

Honeymoons in Dubai – Romantic Activities in Dubai

Honeymoons in Dubai – Romantic Activities in Dubai

  Dubai Honeymoons - Romantic Ways to Spend Your Time in Dubai When it comes to desirable honeymoon locations, Dubai is often a strong contender. This shouldn’t come as a surprise. The vast deserts and pristine beaches mean that there is a lot to be admired in terms of aesthetics.  It's not only the natural wonders that are mesmerised either, but also the man-made ones. Dubai i...
by Travelbag on 30 March 2016, 17:03PM

Top things to do in Dubai – Part One

Top things to do in Dubai – Part One

If you want to go on holiday somewhere that is totally unique then you should choose Dubai – one of the most luxurious cities in the world. There is so much to do in this city that you’ll struggle to fit everything in, whether you’re there for a long weekend, a week or fortnight. To make things easier, we’ve decided to list our must-see Dubai attractions and activitie...
by Travelbag on 18 December 2015, 14:12PM

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