Interesting Facts about Petra, Jordan

Petra is an ancient city in Jordan famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduits. This was the capital of the Nabataean kingdom and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We visited Jordan with our kids, and of course, we visited Petra, one of the most famous ancient sites not only in Jordan or […]

Facts about Saudi Arabia. What is Saudi Arabia famous for?

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, also known as Saudi Arabia, Saudi or by the initials KSA, forms the core of the Arabian Peninsula in the Middle East. It is the world’s second-largest Arab country by area. It is also one of the wealthiest. Saudi Arabia is known for its connection to Islam, actively followed by […]

Facts about Oman

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Since we lived in Oman for six years many people have told us that they want to visit Oman, but don’t know what it’s like. Well, let me tell you: this is a beautiful country with so much history and culture! From the charming village of Misfat al Abriyeen to the old souq marketplaces in […]

Facts about Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Landmarks

I’m sure you’ve heard of Dubai. It’s a city in the United Arab Emirates that has become world-famous for its skyscrapers and other modern marvels. But Abu Dhabi, another UEA city, is just as incredible! In this article, I’ll tell you some of the interesting facts about Abu Dhabi plus we will mention all the […]

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Facts

The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque has been named as one of the most Beautiful Mosques in the World. It is a religious and tourist destination for Muslims and non-Muslims alike. Here are some amazing Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque facts – the most famous Abu Dhabi Landmark Facts about Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque The Idea of […]

Famous Landmarks in Dubai

Dubai probably has the biggest set of recognizable landmarks in the Middle East. And the interesting thing about Dubai is that apart from sand dunes, all its landmarks are man-made. We lived a few years in Dubai with kids and saw lots of these landmarks under construction. A few years later, when we came back […]

How to Get From Abu Dhabi to Dubai

Despite Abu Dhabi and Dubai being two of the most popular travel destinations in the United Arab Emirates, there are neither direct flights nor train services that connect the two cities. Thankfully, there are numerous other options available for you if you are looking to travel from Abu Dhabi to Dubai for a day. These […]

Dubai with Kids: Ultimate Guide

Dubai with kids

We lived in Dubai for three years but that was a long time ago when the twins were young. Every time we go back there we rediscover that this crazy Tinseltown of tower blocks, shopping malls, beaches, theme parks, and world’s biggest Landmarks everything just goes ever onward and upward from strength to strength. Dubai […]

Abu Dhabi with Kids

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Facts

Abu Dhabi, which is the capital of the United Arab Emirates has a special place in our hearts, mostly because our daughters were born there. We lived there when I was pregnant and at that time there was not much to do (especially with children.) Abu Dhabi Grand Mosque had just been built, and Saadiyat […]

Muscat Royal Opera House

Muscat Royal Opera House The Royal Opera House in Muscat (دار الأوبرا السلطانية) was the first Opera to be built on the Arabian Peninsula. Sultan Qaboos of Oman is a big opera lover, and the Auditorium he built to introduce the Omani nation to Opera is indeed magnificently Royal.  Muscat Opera is one of the […]