Jebel Akdar: Exotic, Warm and Welcoming
SARAH WALTON: It’s a place of simple but genuine pleasures, truly a delightful destination in Oman
The Enduring Appeal of ‘The Very Human’ Ibn Battuta
STEVE ROYSTON: His skill, wit and humour have brought the great traveller, Ibn Battuta, vividly to life. The latest on his travels delivers again.
Ifrane: The Arab World’s Own ‘Little Switzerland’
THE VIEW FROM FEZ: The authorities in the town are trying to up its profile and attract visitors with new initiatives
Wadi Rum Luxury: Think Different
SARAH WALTON: There are some places in the world however, where the luxury you think you want is not the best you can get.
Make it, Eat It: The Wonderful ‘Petra Kitchen’
THE HEDONISTA: A minor setback then an evening full of flavour and warm company.
Finding Nemo in the Kingdom: Red Sea Wonder
SUSIE OF ARABIA: Did I have the stamina for snorkelling in the Red Sea? Yes and it was so worth the trip.
Armchair Travels: Gourmet France en Dubai
THE HEDONISTA: Each bite holds the adventure, terroir, culture, simple pleasure, even that tick on the bucket list others can only find in grander things.
How Safe Is It To Travel as a Woman in Morocco?
KJ, THE VIEW FROM FEZ: It’s a fascinating place but as a woman you may be worried travelling alone.What precautions should you take?
Time for Re-Think on Tourism in Saudi Arabia?
LAYLAH: You’ve got to really want to go, be willing to put up with a lot of red tape and meet strict entry criteria before being allowed entry to the Kingdom. Is it time for a re-think?
Summer to Snow, Ridiculous to The Sublime
SARAH WALTON: “Us from Dubai are only occasional snow dwellers, and so I enter the fields in pink borrowed gear that results in the nickname “marshmallowzilla”…
Edgware Road: Less “Little Beirut”, More Global Icon
SHELINA ZAHRA JANMOHAMED: Its every paving stone seemingly filled with shisha smokers, Edgware Road runs between Marble Arch and the Marylebone flyover. Some call it Little Beirut or Little Cairo.
The Very Hidden Talents of Saudi Arabian Men
AMERICAN BEDU: A Saudi man may want every woman to think that when he comes in the door all that’s expected of him is to take off his shoes, put his feet up and turn on the TV, but…
Snow Joke: How to To Combat Travel Chaos
ALEXANDER MCNABB: It’s mad to have people looking at screens talking to customers when those customers could be looking at the screens themselves.