The perfect tool for you to plan your next trip. Enjoy our in-depth travel guides, browse our tried-and-tested round-ups and uncover travel trends

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The perfect tool for you to plan your next trip. Enjoy our in-depth travel guides, browse our tried-and-tested round-ups and discover travel trends - all you need to pick out your next dream destination

bhutan travel guide

Land of the Thunder Dragon: How to spend a week in Bhutan

Asia

Land of the Thunder Dragon: How to spend a week in Bhutan

Asia

Bhutan’s doors have reopened, giving travellers the keys to the kingdom and a world of temples, forts, preserved culture and elite luxury lodges. With new direct flights from Sharjah, there’s never been a better time to visit the Land of the Thunder Dragon

21 May 2024

Lebanon beaches

Lebanon beaches: the most beautiful to visit right now

Middle East

From city centre sands and party hotspots to day trips from the city and pebble beaches with Greek island vibes

19 May 2024

bulgari yacht club dubai

24 fantastic pool and beach day passes in Dubai – May 2024

UAE

24 fantastic pool and beach day passes in Dubai – May 2024

UAE

These five-star hotels and beach clubs make for a stylish day out

15 May 2024

Copenhagen in summer

Swap the Med for this dreamy European city destination this summer

Europe

With long sunny days, cool coffee shops, clean waters, a new wave of design hotels with rooftop pools, and direct flights from the GCC, Copenhagen in summer is a true delight

9 May 2024

milos island - best greek islands

The best Greek islands to explore in summer 2024 for every traveller

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The best Greek islands to explore in summer 2024 for every traveller

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The best Greek islands to visit in 2024, from car-free escapes with the art crowd to whitewashed Cycladic hangouts still under the radar, and where to stay on them

27 March 2024

Salalah Oman

A complete travel guide to Salalah, Oman’s summertime oasis

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A bounty of family-friendly resorts and lush vegetation, even a tropical summer micro-climate, can be found in the southern coast of Oman

22 March 2024

greek islands from the uae - mykonos

All the Greek Islands you can fly to directly this summer from the UAE

Europe

All the Greek Islands you can fly to directly this summer from the UAE

Europe

All the Greek island destinations you can fly to directly this summer, from much-loved classics to natural wonders further afield – all from AED800 return

18 March 2024

Palm west beach dubai: kyma beach

The complete guide to Palm West Beach: The best beach clubs, bars and restaurants

UAE

The best places to dine, drink and enjoy on Palm West Beach, one of Dubai’s newest drinking, dining and leisure destinations

22 February 2024

dupe destinations: Palermo, Paros, San Remo

10 Destination Dupes to Visit this Year – The Travel Trend for 2024

News + Tips

10 Destination Dupes to Visit this Year – The Travel Trend for 2024

News + Tips

The world’s most beautiful destinations can also be the busiest, and most expensive… here are 10 dupes to inspire your travels

12 February 2024

courchevel 1850

The GCC travellers’ guide to Courchevel 1850

Europe

The complete guide to the luxury French ski resort and winter destination quickly becoming a hotspot for jetset GCC travellers, including the Dubai royal family

18 January 2024

best beach clubs in dubai

The 19 most fabulous beach clubs in Dubai for 2024

UAE

The 19 most fabulous beach clubs in Dubai for 2024

UAE

From the supermodel of beach clubs transporting you to the French Riviera to one of the world’s most famous party spots, here are the most stylish beach clubs in Dubai

18 January 2024

best beaches in dubai

16 strange but true facts about Dubai

UAE

How many did you know?

16 January 2024

Sheikha Mahra holiday destinations

Dubai princess Sheikha Mahra’s favourite holiday Destinations revealed

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Dubai princess Sheikha Mahra’s favourite holiday Destinations revealed

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The Dubai princess is an avid traveller, from her idyllic Greek island honeymoon to her Alpine winter pursuits. Here’s where she goes on holiday

9 January 2024

last-minute ski holidays within 5-hour flight from UAE

Five ski holidays within a five-hour flight from the UAE

Inspiration

Forget the Alps this season and head to Georgia, Armenia, Turkey or Lebanon for a memorable ski break

2 January 2024

Everything You Need To Know About Tsaghkadzor Ski Resort – Armenia’s Up-and-Coming Winter Destination

Asia

Everything You Need To Know About Tsaghkadzor Ski Resort – Armenia’s Up-and-Coming Winter Destination

Asia

Nestled among majestic mountains, Tsaghkadzor Ski Resort is fast becoming a popular destination, offering a diverse range of ski experiences for enthusiasts of all levels and affordable accommodation

2 January 2024

sabina ibiza villas

Sabina Ibiza villas: The private eco-estate inviting guests to an untraditional winter escape

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These striking and unique private villas are now available to rent out of season, when, according to locals, the White Isle is at its best

12 December 2023

aman janu tokyo

What is Janu? Aman’s new soulful lifestyle brand launching in 2024

Where To Stay

What is Janu? Aman’s new soulful lifestyle brand launching in 2024

Where To Stay

The new hotel group will debut in March 2024 with Janu Tokyo, followed by Saudi Arabia’s Janu AlUla and Janu Diriyah

12 December 2023

Gudauri ski resort lodge with mountain views

Everything You Need To Know About Gudauri – Georgia’s Affordable Ski Capital

Europe

Georgia’s up-and-coming ski resort is one of the closest to the Middle East. Here’s everything you need to know

11 December 2023

guide to georgia: skyline

A long weekend guide to Georgia: The up-and-coming Caucasus destination just 3 hours from the UAE

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A long weekend guide to Georgia: The up-and-coming Caucasus destination just 3 hours from the UAE

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This European destination is the perfect last-minute getaway for the sophisticated GCC jet-setter, offering city breaks and countryside and ski escapes

5 December 2023

places to propose in the uae: anantara the palm dubai beach

9 romantic places to propose across the UAE

UAE

From private hot air balloon excursions to beachfront villas and luxe spa treatments, here are some of the most romantic ways to pop the question

23 November 2023

honeymoon destinations uae: al maha desert resort

Minimoon ideas: 9 hotels perfect for a minimoon and honeymoon in the UAE

UAE

Minimoon ideas: 9 hotels perfect for a minimoon and honeymoon in the UAE

UAE

Romantic stays for newlyweds across Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah

20 November 2023

where to travel in december

Where to travel in December from the UAE and GCC: 9 festive short and long-haul trips

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With the festive season and UAE National Day, December is the perfect time to get away. Here’s where to go

7 November 2023

alula airbnb

Airbnb of the Week: A Modern minimalist loft in AlUla, Saudi Arabia

Where To Stay

Airbnb of the Week: A Modern minimalist loft in AlUla, Saudi Arabia

Where To Stay

This white-washed apartment in AlUla’s arts, culture and shopping district is perfect for a long weekend, with a private rooftop for stargazing

25 October 2023