Added on 05/02/2014
Butler , Chaps , Culture , Dubai , Geography of Asia , Hospitality/Recreation
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Hoping to provoke an ‘official investigation’ into a ‘scandal’ a Dubai-based newspaper was sadly disappointed
Added on 01/07/2013
Business/Finance , Community Development Authority , Dubai , Entertainment/Culture , Geography of Asia , Gulf News , Persian Gulf
ALEXANDER MCNABB: A new regulatory authority for social clubs in Dubai has appeared. So is the humble book club included?
Added on 13/05/2013
Al Qawain , Emaar Properties , Geography of Asia , Hospitality/Recreation , Umm Al Qawain Marine Club , Umm al-Quwain , United Arab Emirates
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Not one of the UAE’s tourist hotspots Umm Al Quwain has some unique pleasures and holds fond memories for us.
Added on 22/03/2013
Asia , Geography of Asia , Geography of Saudi Arabia , Hospitality/Recreation , Jeddah , Mecca , Red Sea , Riyadh
ABU MOHAMMED: Life’s more expensive than the capital, Riyadh, but Jeddah provdes a haven of outdoor art and it’s close to the sacred sites.
Added on 28/01/2013
Asia , Dubai , Emirates of the United Arab Emirates , Geography of Asia , Hospitality/Recreation , Persian Gulf , Sharjah , United Kingdom
ALEXANDER MCNABB: You can keep your super-malls and your skyscrapers. The back street souks of Sharjah do me fine, thanks all the same.
Added on 25/01/2013
Asia , Bus , Dubai , Emirates of the United Arab Emirates , family day , Geography of Asia , Hospitality/Recreation , Sharjah , Sharjah desert , Sharjah's Investment and Development Authority , Tour bus service
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Oh yes, I can feel the smirks already forming on those Dubai-dwelling faces. But, honestly, there’s a lot to see in Sharjah