• Hotel review: Kempinski Hotel Muscat, Oman

    Hotel review: Kempinski Hotel Muscat, Oman

    We take the short trip to Oman to explore the culinary delights and selection of outdoor pursuits on offer at Kempinski Hotel Muscat… If you’re looking to escape Dubai’s hustle and bustle for a weekend staycation, jump onboard the short…

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  • Staycation review: Rixos Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

    Staycation review: Rixos Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

      Perfect for a weekend getaway, the newly-opened Rixos Saadiyat Island is located just an hour’s drive from Dubai. Considering it’s just a straight-through, easy ride along Sheikh Zayed Road and across Yas Island, arriving at Rixos Saadiyat Island makes…

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  • Staycation review: Al Maha Desert Resort, Dubai

    Staycation review: Al Maha Desert Resort, Dubai

      A bucket-list destination for those looking to experience UAE traditions in a super-luxe wildlife resort. Sitting on the decking admiring the rolling golden dunes beyond our suite’s pool edge, I spot a young, curious gazelle pop his head through…

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  • Staycation review: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi

    Staycation review: Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi

      Fairmont Bab Al Bahr’s striking exteriors can be spotted from afar when taking the short one-hour drive from Dubai to the UAE capital. The architecture involved in creating this geometric, futuristic-looking building is certainly impressive, and its blue glass…

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