Middle East

Direct flight, tick. Guaranteed sunshine, tick. Luxury hotels, tick. Dubai does drop-and-flop like nowhere else in the world. This sparkling coastal Emirate provides couples and families with the perfect retreat for a week of total R&R. Oman is quite the opposite. Yes, Muscat is home to some stunning five-star properties which we know and love, but beyond the city walls, explore the Al Hajar Mountains and spend a night or two in the desert, Bedouin style. It’s our top pick for this years travel bucket list.

Destinations in Middle East


A week in Dubai in the life of Kai

by Kai Volanthen

A great spot for accommodation in Dubai is in the JBR area (Jumeriah Beach Residences), as this is right on the beach and is a cool and happening place for kids and adults. I stayed at the Sofitel Jumeirah (recommended by Antony at Turquoise Holidays) which was amazing! It had an all you can eat […]

Travel Diaries: Desert Palm, Dubai

by Anna Shaw

Who? Anna ‘Awesome’ Shaw When? October 2017 Where? Desert Palm Dubai If you could describe Desert Palm in Dubai three words what would they be? Peaceful, Relaxing, Hideaway Would you recommend Desert Palm for couples or families or both? The resort is definitely more suited to couples. What are the facilities like at the hotel? […]

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