THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCESM
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES
THE MIDDLE EAST'S NEW TRAVEL MAGAZINE: FOR BEAUTIFUL DESTINATIONS, HOTELS, THINGS AND EXPERIENCES

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From bright and beachy hangouts serving oat milk flat whites and design-led warehouses to late-night haunts with indulgent menus















Three beautifully restored heritage houses are inviting travellers to explore Jeddah's famed historic quarter

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SAUDI ARABIA

Twenty years after opening, Luxor’s most beautiful hideaway has a new owner and big plans for its future – set to recapture the country’s golden age of tourism

















The Luxor hotel reinstating Egypt's bygone glamour and golden-age appeal

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LIFE+STYLE

19 Chic Beach Chairs And Towels To Snap Up Now

Because there are fewer simpler pleasures than packing up and heading to the beach 















From an ancient Saudi desert city with luxurious resorts and spas to a unseasonally cool Omani enclave

6 destinations in the Middle East with cooler temperatures to visit this summer

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EUROPE

All the Greek Islands You Can Fly to Directly This Summer From the Uae

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
















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Capital of Culture: Doha's seasonal exhibitions are in a league of their own

Qatar is fostering the region’s leading cultural and creative scene with a roster of wonderful new exhibitions across the city championing Islamic art and heritage

















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The 19 best restaurants in Dubai: tried and tested, from timeless to new

Personal favourite restaurants in Dubai for every occasion, from a laid-back Lebanese to the city’s own Chiltern Firehouse

















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2024's must-visit destination for culture, sun, sea, food, Arab heritage and family adventures

Two historic residences have been transformed into a 20-room boutique hotel on Dubai’s storied creek, with design-led rooms and a unique, laid-back vibe















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The most beautiful mosques in the UAE open to non-Muslims

Explore the culture and heritage of the UAE with a visit to one of these beautiful mosques















MIDDLE EAST

the luxurious Aman resorts open now and opening soon in the region

The exclusive and much-loved brand is opening a handful of gorgeous properties across the UAE and Saudi Arabia
















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Ultra-luxury Aman Group announces Janu Dubai

Everything you need to know about the chic new DIFC property from one of the world’s most elite luxury brands…
















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The most exciting things to do in Ras Al Khaimah - UAE's northernmost emirate

MIDDLE EAST

Meet the man running immersive guided tours to Afghanistan from the UAE

What to see and do in the UAE's northernmost emirate - from an eerie ghost pearling village to desert activities, watersports, golf, culture and more













Hoping to shine a light on the beauty of Afghanistan, a photojournalist has launched tours around the complex nation















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All the visa-on-arrival destinations for UAE residents to explore in 2024

The 14 other destinations offering stress-free visa processes – whatever the passport















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The most beautiful hotels, guest houses, resorts and private rentals around the world

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Near+Far's 20 very best hotels in Dubai for 2024

From authentic Arabian retreats to ultra-modern international brands, there's nowhere else to stay in the beachy, tourism capital of the UAE, 














EGYPT

The 8 best hotels in Cairo for a stylish stay

From elite global brands offering opulent luxury and rooftop pools to design hotels taking you back to Egypt’s golden age of tourism
















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The most unique and beautiful hotels in Abu Dhabi with private pools

In remote island retreats inspired by Emirati fishing villages, mirage-like desert palaces and modern beach resorts a stone’s throw from the city















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6 hotels from the biggest TV shows and movies you can book now 

From the billionaire’s Greek island mansion in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery to the real-life Sicilian White Lotus resort
















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Airbnb Of The Week: A Unique cave experience in Jordan's Petra

Right by the world-famous desert city, this unique, Bedouin-owned cave dwelling is a one-of-a-kind adventure














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