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What to see in United Arab Emirates

Al Hosn Palace (White Fort)

The oldest building in young Abu Dhabi is the Al Hosn Palace, known colloquially as the White Fort. It was constructed…

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Bastakiya

The old Bastakiya district is a step back in time to the days before electricity and air-conditioning, where traditional…

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Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo

Located in the enormous Dubai Mall, the recently-opened Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo is fast becoming one of the…

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Dubai Souks

The souks, or traditional markets, are popular with bargain hunters as well as sightseers and photographers.…

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Ferrari World

Strap yourself in for the ride of a lifetime at Ferrari World, which opened at Abu Dhabi's Yas Island in November 2010.…

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Grand Mosque

Boasting the city's tallest minaret at 230 feet (70m), the Grand Mosque is a notable landmark with its multi-domed style…

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Kish

The beautiful island of Kish is located in the Persian Gulf, off the southern shore of mainland Iran. Sometimes referred…

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Liwa Oasis

Numerous local tour operators in Abu Dhabi offer trips from the city to the famed Liwa Oasis, about three hours drive…

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Musandam

While Musandam is technically part of Oman, the tiny peninsula is all but surrounded by the United Arab Emirates. The…

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