Active

We think these idyllic pools are the best in the capital

We think these idyllic pools are the best in the capital

We’re not left wanting when it comes to pools in Abu Dhabi, but which one is the right fit for you? Who doesn’t like to spend the day chilling by the pool with only relaxation stretching out in front of …

Read More »

Posted in Active, Family, Features | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
If you like tennis then you’ll love this unique sport

If you like tennis then you’ll love this unique sport

Some say it’s a bit like tennis but padel is a sport in its own right. We hit the court to find out what makes this racket sport a fun alternative to its famous elder brother What is padel? Padel, …

Read More »

Posted in Active, Videos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
How to upgrade a dull holiday with an adrenaline rush

How to upgrade a dull holiday with an adrenaline rush

Whether you’ve completed every sports event in Abu Dhabi and need a new challenge or want to see another city in a unique way, combine your love of fitness and travel with these destination sporting events If your idea of …

Read More »

Posted in Active, Features | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Get cartwheeling with this interesting new fitness class

Get cartwheeling with this interesting new fitness class

Staff writer Camille Hogg channels her inner child at an adult gymnastics class I’ll be honest with you and say that my childhood was definitely on the pushy side. From ballet to tap, piano, guitar and horse riding, my mum …

Read More »

Posted in Active, Videos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Six reasons to be excited about the ITU World Triathlon

Six reasons to be excited about the ITU World Triathlon

The biggest triathlon in the Middle East is just around the corner. Will you be there? Kicking off the new season, the ITU World Triathlon is back in Abu Dhabi for its fourth instalment on 2nd and 3rd March. Elite …

Read More »

Posted in Active | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
It’s go time for the Special Olympics MENA Games – here’s what you need to know

It’s go time for the Special Olympics MENA Games – here’s what you need to know

With less than a month to go until Abu Dhabi hosts the Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know The countdown to the Special Olympics IX MENA Games 2018 is on …

Read More »

Posted in Active | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
The world’s best in cycling will be in the capital

The world’s best in cycling will be in the capital

The world’s best cyclists are coming back to the UAE to compete in the Abu Dhabi Tour. So what can you expect from the returning event and what do you need to know before it all begins? Over five days …

Read More »

Posted in Active | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
These classes are fit for little athletes

These classes are fit for little athletes

From swimming pools and dance studios to horses and golf courses, here’s our guide to finding a sport to suit your child Whether it’s a team or individual discipline, there’s no doubt that playing sports has multiple benefits for children. …

Read More »

Posted in Active, Great Reads | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment
What does it feel like to fly upside down?

What does it feel like to fly upside down?

Our editor Rachael Perrett recently found out. As the Red Bull Air Race World Championship races into town once again to kick off the 2018 season, we took a seat in the cockpit for a flight over Abu Dhabi to …

Read More »

Posted in Active, Features | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment
What is the Special Olympics?

What is the Special Olympics?

Two international sporting events are coming to Abu Dhabi. The Special Olympics MENA Games takes place from 14th-23rd March 2018 and the Special Olympics World Games takes place from the 14th-21st March 2019. So what are the events all about?  The …

Read More »

Posted in Active | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Explore your city

  • Food & Drinks
  • Education
LEARN MORE