Posts Tagged ‘ the Gulf ’

Arabian sights

Dec 23rd, 2013 | By

Dubai isn’t the only UAE city creating a buzz. After years in the second rank of destinations, Abu Dhabi is an emirate on the move. Kaye Holland visits the hottest new destination in the Middle East

How to have a white Christmas in the desert

Dec 21st, 2010 | By

Escaping Britain’s big freeze and heading to Dubai – the land of guaranteed sunshine – for Christmas? Make it a white one. CD Traveller shows you the way to go…

National treasure

Jun 15th, 2010 | By

The pearl trade employed most Bahrainis and although its economic importance has long since waned, pearls still play an important part in Bahrain today. CD Traveller gives you the lowdown on the Kingdom’s national icon

Explore Al Khor

Jan 15th, 2010 | By

Last month we gave you the low-down on what to see and do in Doha – the Qatari capital that is making claims to be the region’s next big travel hot shot. But there’s more to Qatar than its capital… Leave Doha for a day and get to grips with the former fishing town of Al Khor – only a short 45 minute drive away