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5
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Destination: Abu Dhabi
Trip type: Cultural, Short Break
With ambitious plans unfolding, the United Arab Emirates capital of Abu Dhabi is aiming to become a major new cultural hub... read more »
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Destination: Palmyra
With its magnificent ruins, Palmyra is not just Syria's most visited site, but one of the finest tourist destinations anywhere in the Middle East. Best of all, it hasn't yet been over-exploited... read more »
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5
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Destination: Beirut
Want to take your wife away? Go to Paris. Want to take someone else’s wife away? Fly to Beirut. Excitement, romance, good food and great wine – it’s the Lebanese renaissance... read more »
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4.5
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Tel Aviv is a foodie's paradise - a fine fusion of European and Middle Eastern cuisine. And low-cost flights have made a weekend discovery tour for the taste buds affordable... read more »
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4
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Destination: Dubai
Whether you are heading to Dubai for the beaches, the bars or the shopping malls, there are plenty of hotels to stay at – but it can be confusing. As an expat living in the Gulf, I can help you choose... read more »
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4
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Destination: Dubai
Trip type: Short Break
If you're looking for a quick fix of luxury lifestyle and reliable sunshine, Dubai can definitely deliver the goods... read more »
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4
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Destination: Syria, Aleppo, Hamah
The Syrian city of Aleppo makes a sensational destination for a short break, with an incredible souk to barter in, impressive citadels and castles to explore, and some great hotels and restaurants... read more »
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3
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Destination: Dubai
Trip type: Activity, Short Break
Spending a night in the dunes of Dubai is the ideal way for first-timers to get a taste of desert adventures... read more »
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Destination: Dubai
Think of Dubai and you think of towering skyscrapers and man-made islands. But head in to the desert and there’s a wilder side to discover... read more »
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Destination: Bahrain
Trip type: Short Break
Bahrain has long been overshadowed by its limelight-stealing younger sibling, Dubai, but it is now quietly re-emerging as an attractive, and distinctly more sophisticated, alternative... read more »
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Destination: Tel Aviv
Historic and hedonistic at the same time, bustling Tel Aviv offers an interesting city break on Israel's Mediterranean coast... read more »
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