Daredevil Dubai: top adventure sports
It might be tempting to spend your Dubai break sprawled on a sun lounger, but this corner of the world is packed with high-octane, adrenaline-charged activities...
Places in Middle East
Passengers arriving by air are transfixed by the view: futuristic skyscrapers flanked by a glittering coastline and surrounded by endless desert. Beyond the City Travel beyond Dubai to experience another world altogether as a skyscraper skyline is replaced by a more traditional desertscape. Abu Dhabi is a fascinating and easily accessible destination to the south.
United Arab Emirates
For most people, the United Arab Emirates means just one place: Dubai, the sci-fi-esque city of iconic skyscrapers, palm-shaped islands, city-sized malls, indoor ski slopes and palatial beach resorts. But guess what? Beyond the glitter awaits a diverse mosaic of six more emirates, each with its own character and allure.
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