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#21/49
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Destination: Abu Dhabi
Trip type: Adventure, Beach, Spa
Got a hankering for an offbeat luxury getaway in the Middle East? Then head for Abu Dhabi's Sir Bani Yas Island, where a curious combination of attractions awaits lovers of wildlife and pampering... read more »
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Setting sail on a four-day dhow adventure is the perfect way to discover the spectacular, hidden beauty of the Musandam region of Oman, one of the Arabian Peninsula's best-kept secrets... read more »
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A trip to the Jordanian Dead Sea offers two memorable “travel musts”: a visit to the lowest solid ground on earth, 420 metres below sea level and an opportunity to float on one of the saltiest seas... read more »
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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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Destination: Tehran, Istanbul
Iran may seem like an unusual travel destination, but taking the Trans-Asia Express from Istanbul to Tehran gives a real sense of travelling to a different world... read more »
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The ancient city of Persepolis, 'half the world' in Esfehan, and some of the friendliest people in the world await the intrepid visitor to ancient Persia... read more »
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With a history stretching back 10,000 years, magnificent desert panoramas and the famous Dead Sea, Jordan is a fascinating place to visit, and surprisingly easy to travel round... read more »
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Destination: Dubai
It had been at least four years since I last visited Dubai. I left in 2005, after five years, and went back for a short visit in 2006, but there have been many changes in Dubai since then... read more »
#29/49
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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 »
#30/49
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Destination: Dubai
With its soaring architecture, conspicuous wealth and high-octane energy, Dubai is an inspiring place. To make the most of it, follow my advice on where to shop, eat, drink and go clubbing ... read more »
#31/49
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3
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Destination: Dubai
Dubai never used to be value for money, but as hotel prices drop and the summer heat retreats, Dubai is desperate for visitors, making it the number one destination for winter – whatever your budget... read more »
#32/49
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Every holiday has the potential for romance but perhaps your flirting skills are a little rusty, or need some fine-tuning? Professional flirt coach, Peta Heskell, offers advice... read more »
#33/49
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Glorious sunshine, tropical seas, beautiful beaches and more culture than you can poke a stick at. Welcome to Eilat and the real Israel... read more »
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Visiting Petra on a tourist trip? Paul Read discovers there is a lot of treasures and temples to see even without taking a long hike.... read more »
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Most Petra tourists stay a night or two in Wadi Musa. Paul Read investigates the best eating and drinking options to be found in the town. ... read more »
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Fancy a challenge? Here are three fairly taxing hikes to take you to the finest and quietest Petra attractions. Take water, a picnic, put on those walking books and join me. ... read more »
#37/49
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Destination: Jerash
Trip type: Cultural
A day trip from Jordan's capital Amman, the well preserved ruins of the Roman city at Jerash nicely rounds off any trip to Jordan. Explore temples, arches, theatres and streets... read more »
#38/49
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3.5
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Destination: Dubai
Despite the huge change in infrastructure over the last 10 years, Dubai continues to offer a high standard of service and decadence to rival any world class city... read more »
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Destination: Dubai
It’s glamorous, some think over the top, but there’s no denying there are few places in the Middle East as good as Dubai when it comes to mixing business with pleasure... read more »
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Destination: Acre, Haifa
The coast of Galilee is where cultures meet and history echoes through the stone streets of Arab Acre (Akka) and the chic cafes of Haifa... read more »
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