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Ramadan traditions that families in UAE treasure during the first iftar

The first iftar of 2023 was an opportunity for many families to catch up. Parents recounted memories of how people ended daily fasts when they were young, as they introduced children to traditions passed down through generations. For as long as she can remember, Abu Dhabi resident Layali Al Junibi, 30, has spent the first Ramadan iftar with close r...

Team What’s On pick their favourite things in the UAE right now

Hotels, TV shows, local brands and more, these are our favourite things in the UAE right now… Getting a glow up at… The British Salon View this post on Instagram A post shared by The British Salon JLT 📍 (@thebritishsalondubai) When I think back to when I first arrived in Dubai in 2015, […]

Couple discovers their new house is a beehive

The Dempseys recalled that upon moving in, they had seen bees, but didn’t think anything of it since they vanished after the house was repainted.

Emirates to launch first A380 service to Bali

DUBAI, 24th March, 2023 (WAM) -- Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, will deploy its signature A380 aircraft to Bali starting from 1st June 2023, marking a milestone in Indonesia’s aviation history as the first scheduled A380 service to the country.The new 2-class Emirates A380 service will replace one of the two daily services to Bali currently operated by a 2-class Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The airline’s debut A380 flight...

Spring-like weather on Friday, unstable on Saturday

Amman, Mar. 24 (Petra) -- Temperatures on Friday are forecasted to slightly rise, with fair spring-like weather prevailing across the Kingdom, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily update.On Saturday, the country will be affected by unstable weather conditions, bringing sporadic showers in different regions that will intensify in the afternoon, mainly in the southern and eastern parts, accompanied by thunder and hail at...

UK should 'give visas to people fleeing climate change disaster'

A think tank has suggested the UK should provide visas for people fleeing natural disasters caused by climate change. The government should provide safe, legal routes for climate refugees to reach the UK to reduce the effects of related migration on border security, the centre-right think tank Onward said. Climate change is expected to displace hun...

Immerse in the Spirit of Ramadan at Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh

This Ramadan, Four Seasons Hotel Riyadh welcomes guests to experience the true essence of the Holy Month with a distinctive line-up of culinary celebrations and tranquil experiences to be shared with family and friends.A Memorable Stay For a perfect escape in the city, the hotel’s special Ramadan Retreat package offers families a relaxing getaway in newly renovated rooms and suites inclusive of Iftar for two at the Ramadan Tent, 25% off on food...

Top 10 Restaurants for Iftar in Dubai 2023

Ramadan is the perfect month to unwind with friends and family around iftar to break your fasting day, and, as usual, Dubai's restaurants will be putting on various daily iftars this year with something to suit every taste and budget. Here is a list of the best iftar places to try in Dubai:

Bookmark these beautiful destinations for your trip to Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg is the fifth largest city in the German state of Lower Saxony, located on the river Aller. It lies about 75 km east of Hanover and 230 km west of Berlin. Wolfsburg is famous as the location of Volkswagen AG's headquarters and the world's biggest car plant. The Autostadt is a visitor attraction next to the Volkswagen factory that features ...

Here are 7 exclusive late night lounges in Dubai

Step back in time… It’s quite a niche experience of sitting in a lounge while enjoying a Cubano and sippin’ on cognac and not many places prescribe to the very 1920s vibe. Nevertheless, Dubai has plenty late night lounges that offer some of the classiest and most exclusive vibes that teleport you back to the […]

Bosnia and Herzegovina tourism delegation visits Jordan

AMMAN — Secretary-General of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities Imad Hijazin on Thursday met with a delegation from Bosnia and Herzegovina's ministry of environment and tourism, inbound tourism agencies and representatives of the USAID-funded Sustainable Tourism Development in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Turizam) project. The aim of the visit was to exchange expertise in tourism development, including marketing and preserving archaeological...

Westminster Abbey to host shoe-free tours after King Charles III's coronation

Visitors to Westminster Abbey will get the chance to stand in their socks on the exact spot of King Charles III's coronation. The so-called barefoot tour will for the first time allow people to access the area where every monarch has been crowned for the past 700 years. Visitors will be asked to remove their shoes to avoid wear and tear to the now-...

2.5 million foreign visitors arrived in Saudi Arabia in February

Saudi Gazette reportRIYADH — Minister of Tourism Ahmed Al-Khateeb said that the tourism sector in Saudi Arabia recorded historical figures in terms of occupancy rates and the number of visitors from abroad.The number of visitors who arrived in the Kingdom during the month of January reached 2.4 million, and this number increased to 2.5 million visitors during February.Al-Khateeb said this while addressing the fifth monthly meeting with investors...

Only 13 countries had good air quality in 2022, report shows

30 of Dubai’s best beachfront restaurants

From lively shisha spots to romantic date nights, here's where you can dine with your toes in the sand...

14 Most photo-worthy spots in Bucharest!

Formerly known as "Little Paris" for its magnificent architecture, explore Bucharest's huge city parks, works of art, and exhibitions at its outstanding museums, and get lost in the gritty yet attractive streets that thread through the Old Town. Take a trip down Calea Victoriei to see some of the country's most important structures and monuments, a...

Check out these tasty delicacies on your trip to Palma, Majorca

Palma, Majorca Palma, Majorca is truly a crowd favorite destination as it is famous for its rich history as well as a vibrant culture that attracts numerous tourists from all over the world. Visitors must not miss visiting this city as it is regarded as one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean. In Palma, Majorca, you will find some d...

Popular Not a Space has opened a pop-up in Dubai

You’ll find it at Fort Island… Missed a visit to Not A Space in Al Faya, Sharjah? Well, lucky for residents in Dubai, Not a Space has set up Not a Majlis at the picturesque Madinat Jumeirah. Now of course your experience won’t include the sandy dunes of Al Faya, but you will get to […]

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Tickets for the Dubai Comedy Festival are now on sale

The fun belly-aching laughter festival is back… We’ve got art festivals, music festivals, food festivals, dance festivals, and even camel beauty festivals. But none get our funny bone tickled quite like the Dubai Comedy Festival. The event returns to Dubai for its third edition this year for 10 side-splitting days from Friday, May 12 to […]

Golf Travel: some of the most beautiful golf courses in Italy

Discover some of the best golf courses in Italy, a journey through breathtaking views and international quality greens. Golf enthusiasts will have the opportunity to have an unforgettable experience at some of the country's most fascinating locations. Find out what these magical places are and plan your next adventure on the Italian green. From Lombardy to Piedmont, from Tuscany to Friuli Venezia Giulia via the Islands. Here are some of the most beautiful and fascinating golf courses in Italy.

Newly launched initiative ‘Dubai Collection Nights’ kicks off on 25 March

DUBAI, 23rd March, 2023 (WAM) -- The Dubai Collection, the first institutional collection of modern and contemporary art for the city of Dubai, announces the launch of a new initiative - Dubai Collection Nights, a week-long series of events set to take place annually with its first edition held from 25th-31st March.The Dubai Collection is an initiative by the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) under the patronage of His Highness...

Events Taking Place in Qatar During Ramadan 2023

Qatar is hosting a variety of events for the holy month of Ramadan, so families and friends can spend some quality time together during the blessed month's evenings.Read More: Ministry of Public Health Announces the Working Hours during Ramadan Read More: Qatar Announces Ramadan Working Hou

Where to travel in 2023: 15 new flight routes from the UAE

Get inspired for your 2023 travels… Already thinking about where those long weekends in 2023 will take you? Whether it’s a city break, beach escape or a bucket list destination, with two thirds of the world accessible within an eight-hour flight of the UAE, there’s plenty of exploring to be done. And as regional airlines […]

Cop28: Hotels in Dubai say interest is rising ahead of key climate summit

Hotels in Dubai have noticed an early increase in interest for stays during the Cop28 summit. With about eight months to go before the climate talks, which run from November 30 to December 12, hoteliers say it is still too early to gauge precise numbers but enquiries have increased and some hotels plan to run daily shuttle buses to the Cop28 venue ...

First group of Queen Rania’s Ramadan Umrah mission departs Jordan

Amman, Mar 24 (Petra) -- The first group of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah’s mission to perform Umrah has departed to Saudi Arabia today. The mission consists of 500 women from across the kingdom, including, military personnel, those active in social service, beneficiaries of charity associations and civil society organizations, a number of volunteers, and women from families of martyrs. The duration of each group’s stay in Mecca is 4 days...

The coolest neighbourhoods around the world

While most cities’ charming qualities can be summed up in a few words, we often focus on one or more areas within a city rather than the entire metropolis. Neighbourhoods can be unique cultural microcosms, offering a multitude of places to visit and activities to enjoy that only increase their appeal. The coolest neighbourhoods often boast the hottest restaurants and bars along with the most impressive parks and monuments. Here are 20 must-see stops you should add to your travel wish list.

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End your Ramadan fast in UAE with lions, butterflies or under starry skies: 9 unique Iftars to try

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Discover Qatar launches ‘FKB Frequent Flyer’

Discover Qatar, the destination management company of Qatar Airways, in co-operation with Fuwairit Kite Beach, Tapestry Collection by Hilton (FKB), the world-class, purpose-built home of Kitesurfingin Qatar, has introduced the annual membership, ‘FKB Frequent Flyer’.The kitesports membership offers a comprehensive range of benefits, including year-round full access to FKB and its facilities, private and secured lockers, staff assistance,...

14 Tourist hotspots in Pune that live up to the hype

10 Islamic Landmarks to Visit in 2023

Islamic Heritage sites are distributed all over the world, even in the most unexpected places. Traveling and visiting the world's best Islamic landmarks can introduce you to the tenets of Islam through learning about Islam's history and heritage as well as immersing yourself in architectural

Students in the UAE to Have Two Weeks' of Holidays During Ramadan

Many schools in the UAE will give their students up to two weeks of vacation during Ramadan, local media reported. Depending on the specific sighting of the moon, Ramadan is predicted to start around March 23 and end on April 21.March marks the conclusion of the academic year for many schools that f

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Some famous locations not to be missed if you are a movie lover

If you are a movie buff, visiting the locations of your favorite movies can be an incredible experience. Walking on the streets that have seen your favorite actors pass by, admiring the natural landscapes that served as the background for the most famous scenes, and recognizing the filming locations are just some of the thrills you can experience. In this photo gallery we present you with some famous location from movies that you can't miss if you are a true cinephile, from the breathtaking scenery of New Zealand to the evocative city of New York and the romantic beaches of the Seychelles.

Temperatures to Drop to 7ºC and Day to be Partly Cloudy

The National Centre of Meteorology has forecasted that on Friday, it will be partly cloudy and hazy at times throughout the day and temperatures are expected to drop to 7ºC.Read More: Five Ways to Donate to the “1 Billion Meals Endowment” Campaign Read More: Students in the UAE

What can you buy at the Bangkok night market?

What can you buy at the Bangkok night market? Bangkok Night Market is a bustling hub of activity that attracts tourists and locals alike. It is a place where you can find everything from street food to souvenirs, clothing, electronics and more. The market is open from 6 p.m. to midnight and is a great place to spend an evening exploring and shopping. One of the most popular items at the Bangkok Night Market is street food. But that's not all it is! Here are some of the things you can buy at the Bangkok Night Market.

UAE weather: Temperatures to exceed 30ºC this weekend before rain hits

Temperatures are set to exceed 30ºC on Sunday, with rain expected next week. The mercury is set to hit 32ºC in Dubai and 35ºC in Abu Dhabi on Monday but it will be cloudy at times, the National Centre of Meteorology said. It has predicted rain on Monday and Tuesday. It will be dusty and partly cloudy to cloudy at times, accompanied by some convecti...

Try these mouth-watering dishes on your trip to Roseville

Roseville Roseville is a perfect destination for outdoor activities and the city has many roadside tourist attractions. Downtown Roseville is a place for shopping and dining. There are historic places, museums, several art galleries, and a diverse selection of restaurants. Golfland Sunsplash is a fun place for kids with a waterpark, massive watersl...

QAIA welcomed over 647,000 passengers during February 2023

AMMAN — Airport International Group (AIG) announced that Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 647,563 passengers (PAX) during February, up to 73.7 per cent against 2022 figures. Moreover, QAIA witnessed 5,403 aircraft movements (ACM) and handled 4,478 tonnes of cargo, indicating a 35.8 per cent and 5.3 per cent growth, respectively, compared with 2022 figures, according to an AIG statement. “We are pleased to see our passenger...

How Jordan became a travel favourite among celebrities, from Oprah Winfrey to Salma Hayek

With its otherworldly landscapes, Unesco World Heritage sites, and access to the Dead Sea, Jordan has long been a draw for travellers from around the world. And in recent weeks, it has attracted several high-profile visitors, with A-list stars sharing snippets of their travels in the country across social media. Here, we take a look back at some of...

15 Dubai pool and beach passes that are all fully redeemable

Splash out on a pool and beach pass, and get all of your entry fee back to spend on dining… These Dubai pool passes combine three of our favourite things – swimming, eating and drinking – in one handy package. When you purchase one of these fully-redeemable pool passes in Dubai, you’ll get credit back […]

Parashat Vayikra: Please pass the salt

In this week’s parasha, Vayikra, we are introduced to various sacrifices and offerings – animals, birds, and grain.

Do's and Don'ts When Visiting a Muslim Country in Ramadan

Ramadan is a holy month celebrated by Muslims all around the world. It is a month when Muslims fast from dawn till dusk and spend time in spiritual reflection. If you are an expat new to living in a Muslim country or visiting for tourism or business during the month of Ramadan, it is quite handy to

The CFMoto 700 CL-X Adventure Storms Into The Malaysian Market

This adventurous bike joins the Heritage and Sport models in CFMoto's neo-retro lineup.

Tag Along As Explorers Tour Mongolia On Husqvarna Norden 901 Expeditions

Steppe by steppe, crossing cliffs and rivers, riding up mountain sheep trails, and more.

Dubai ranks in top 10 on global list of affordable public transport

Public transport in the UAE is among the most affordable in the world, according to a new list of travel costs in major cities. E-commerce site Picodi provided the research that ranked Dubai in the top-10 most affordable cities for public transport when compared with the average monthly wage. Analysts looked at the prices of single tickets and mont...

16 Breathtakingly beautiful places in Ocracoke

Ocracoke is a village on Ocracoke Island and is the shelling destination of North Carolina. The Ocracoke Lighthouse guides ships through Ocracoke Inlet into Pamlico Sound and is well worth a climb with breathtaking views of the neighborhood. Ocracoke Beach is a spacious beach with beautiful sand, seashells, restrooms, and showers, excellent for swi...