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Surrounded by the Arabian Gulf, Qatar seamlessly blends cultural heritage with modernity. This warm and friendly peninsula offers a wealth of attractions from iconic art and culture museums to historic heritage sites and souqs, from beautiful beaches and desert escapes to family fun at brand new theme parks. The best hotel brands, restaurants, spas, and shops have created an oasis of adventure and relaxation in the heart of the Middle East.

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Family holidays

Family fun in the desert: what to do with kids in Dubai

9 min readPublished May 11, 2022

While Dubai might have a reputation as being a playground for the rich, this family-friendly city should be known as a playground for the little ones, too.

Happy family playing in the desert of Dubai -  Playful father and his son having fun outdoors; Shutterstock ID 1469040209; your: Brian Healy; gl: 65050; netsuite: Lonely Planet Online Editorial; full: Dubai with kids
Road trips

9 of the best day trips from Dubai: culture, wildlife, and adventure

6 min readPublished Jan 13, 2022

You’ll find everything from mosques and museums to mountain bike trails and ziplines within day-trip distance of Dubai. Here are the best spots to visit.

UAE, Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Mosque, arches

25 best things to do in Dubai

12 min readPublished Jun 4, 2021

Visitors won't be short of things to do in the land of iconic skyscrapers, city-sized malls and palatial beach resorts.

Textile souk crowded with people at daytime, Bur Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

How to get around in Dubai

7 min readPublished Mar 31, 2021

Getting around Dubai requires some form of transport, whether that's taking a taxi, using rideshare apps, hopping on public transport or driving yourself.

Dubai skyline with beautiful city close to it's busiest highway on traffic

Top neighborhoods to explore in Dubai

8 min readPublished Mar 30, 2021

Dubai is a sprawling city, so it pays to plan your visit wisely. Instead of packing in too many sights, get to know the city's neighborhoods one at a time.

Dubai beach La Mer, people rest, in the distance the skyscrapers of the city. United Arab Emirates Dubai March 2019