Boating in Oman

From Dubai the border to Oman is a relatively short drive in various directions, and to the Sha’am border in the northern tip of Oman it takes about two hours. The drive is easy and smooth, and there is a whole bunch of seemingly unending desert to stare aimlessly into on the way. The drive…

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Before Booking Your Dubai Vacation

Here are some things to keep in mind before booking that vacation in Dubai: The UAE is a Muslim country, and you should keep this in mind when travelling there. They have strict rules about everything, this is why the country runs so well, and their policies during Ramadan are no different. Most days out…

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Six Months in Dubai

My first impression of Dubai can be summed up in one word. Hot. I arrived at the beginning of summer and coming out of the airport after midnight to 30˚ weather was a sign that I was in for some heat. Aside from expecting it to be hot, I really didn’t have any expectations. Before…

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