The Middle East

Escape to the Middle East to experience the opulent and exotic. A visit to this stunning region will uncover a unique blend of pristine beaches, cosmopolitan city lifestyles, audacious architecture and some of the world's finest hotels. With destinations like Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaima, Doha and Bahrain, you can immerse yourself in the unique, ancient Middle Eastern culture, history and, of course, fantastic cuisine of this stunning region.

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Holidays and hotels

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Updated 21st November 2018

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6th September 2019

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Updated 11th May 2018

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Updated 28th November 2018

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22nd June 2016

In partnership with Low Cost Holidays I flew to Dubai where I stayed at Rixos the Palm - a 5-star hotel that also...

4th November 2018

On my first day in Dubai we went to see the Dubai Mall, the biggest mall in the world!! It was massive and had a full-size aquarium in the middle. Outside is the tallest tower in the world - the Burj Khalifa. It looked amazing, especially when it lit up with dancing lights. The world's biggest fountain is at the bottom of it and does a show every half an hour. Dubai has a lot of the biggest things in the world in it!...

15th March 2019

I spent two days exploring Doha and Qatar visiting Al Thakira Mangroves, Katara Cultural Village, The Pearl, Souq Waqif and the Museum of Islamic Art. Watch my video to see all the things to do in Qatar! Edited by: Info...

16th November 2018

This Dubai theme park was almost empty! There are a few theme parks in Dubai but this was my favourite. It had the best...

Updated 2nd May 2019

BA have just launched a Club World business class sale with some exceptional flight + hotel deals. A Club World...