United Arab Emirates

Dhow You Believe in Magic?

From Doha to Dubai and from Abu Dhabi to Muscat, a private dhow cruise is a must-do for the Middle East aesthete: transport from centuries ago and luxury for today.

Ladies’ Getaway in the United Arab Emirates

Treat yourself to a glorious getaway in the UAE: get your girlfriends together in a dream destination that is just as glamorous as you, for a trip you’ll never forget.   Glitter…

5 Most Amazing Hotels in the Middle East

A visit to the Middle East should include a stay in one of the most surreal hotels in the world: think living like royalty in an Arabian palace or relaxing by your own personal pool in the desert.

Sands of Time: In Search of the Old UAE

After spending some time in the most infamous of UAE cities, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, I felt it time to take a better look at what lays outside these soaring modern landscapes and see if I could discover some worlds of old.

The UAE: A Tale of Two Cities

On my recent trip to UAE trip, I wanted to visit Dubai & Abu Dhabi, but I really wanted to reach far beyond them to discover the true essence of UAE and appreciate its rich history and cultural significance

My Private Penguin Experience in the Desert in Dubai

I have recently petted the bellies of adult Bengal Tigers in Chiang Mai, bathed baby elephants in Chiang Rai and played with baby pandas in Chengdu. These were all incredible experiences, but I think my recent private penguin afternoon was the most incredible…

Hot Days, Cool Nights – Things to Do in Dubai

Easily accessible from most major airports, Dubai is an excellent urban adventure city to spend a weekend or, if time permits, a full-fledged holiday. Here are our favourite activities, hand-selected by Remote Lands’ most discerning team members.