Middle East

Oman by motorbike

With centuries-old culture to discover, pristine new roads through majestic mountains and cheap petrol for sale, the Sultanate is a compelling choice for a road trip

A haven blessed by the sun

Abu Dhabi is a perfect escape from the winter’s cold, with uncrowded beaches, an exciting culinary and cultural scene, and the most magnificent mosque in the UAE. It’s also home to the country’s F1 race circuit 

Spend summer in paradise

Dubai is no longer a dream holiday destination – it doesn't cost the earth to make your fantasy holiday a reality

48 Hours In: Dubai

The searing heat of summer has mellowed in the Gulf states, making this Emirati city an appealing choice for some winter sun, says Nick Boulos

Head to the souq for a taste of Doha

The Qatari capital is a vision of gleaming modernity and luxurious ambition. But is it possible to get a real flavour of the city?  Andy Lynes dines out