• Weekend fun
  • UAE Offroaders

    UAE Offroaders boasts more than 500 members. A number of them live in Al Ain. I have nabbed the following text from an article at the UAE Offroaders site. “UAE Offroaders is a club of fun, desert-loving UAE residents, organised specifically to give newbies a safe and encouraging support network to get started, as well […]

  • Dubai
  • Dolphinarium, Dubai

    The Dolphinarium provides a great show for all the family. We paid extra for premium seats, but once we were inside we realised that this wasn’t necessary: everyone there got a great view. Once you’ve paid your money, the only other thing that’s there is a fastfood-type restaurant. Across the expanse of grass is a […]

  • Hotels
  • Danat Hotel, Al Ain

    The Danat Hotel in Al Ain was, until 2010, called the Intercontinental Hotel (and still affectionally known as the ‘Intercon’). The Danat is very busy with tourists and new arrivals to Al Ain who are sometimes lodged there temporarily until their apartments or villas are ready to move into. Here are some photos of it… […]