SARAH WALTON: The deserts of the UAE – and beyond -provide a magical experience whatever end of the luxury spectrum you happen to inhabit.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: If you can tear yourself away from your peanuts or your, ah, ‘blueberry muffin’ you might learn a few sobering facts.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: You can keep your super-malls and your skyscrapers. The back street souks of Sharjah do me fine, thanks all the same.
SARAH WALTON: You can be ensconced in luxurious paradise just eight hours from leaving your home in Dubai. Sri Lanka’s coast offers stunning surprises.
STEVE ROYSTON: A wealthy part of the island which is close to several troubled Shia villages Budaiya hosts a market that points to the past