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Destination: Dubai
A brief breakdown of Dubai's many, many temples to consumerism... read more »
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Destination: Dubai
In the two years since I opened Mezzanine, my restaurant in Dubai, I've got a flavour for the emirate and all it has to offer: great food, vibrant nightlife, beaches and bewitching desert... read more »
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Destination: Dubai
Shopping in Dubai isn't all about absolutely enormous shopping centres (but only just). We've also a got a few traditional-ish Arabian souks worthy of an afternoon's wander... read more »
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Friendly people, great food, some of the most uncrowded and beautiful sites of antiquity... all this and more awaits anyone who ventures east to Syria... read more »
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Destination: Dubai
In Dubai, with its opulent hotels and shopping malls, the ethos is spend, spend, spend – but you don't have to. From free drinks and fashion bargains to cheap brunch, here are my money-saving tips... read more »
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Destination: Bethlehem
Bethlehem is best known as the setting for the Christmas story, but this ancient city is also home to modern, vibrant culture, great (and ethical) shopping and good food... read more »
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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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3.5
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Destination: Shiraz, Esfahan, Yazd, Mashad
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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3.5
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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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3
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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 »
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3
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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 »
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Destination: Aleppo
Stretching over 40 kilometres, the Aleppo souk in Syria is one of the largest covered markets in the world. Here's how to find the best buys...... 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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