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What is Emirati cuisine? It’s not what you think

What is Emirati cuisine? It’s not what you think

We’re not left wanting for food options in the capital but what do you know about the native cuisine of the UAE? We live in a modern society where food can be ordered at the touch of a button, bringing flavours …

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Why Al Ain’s rich history will take your breath away

Why Al Ain’s rich history will take your breath away

Dig beneath the surface of Al Ain’s modern exterior and you’ll find a past rich with prehistoric settlements and pre-oil life As a green desert jewel in the midst of rolling red dunes, Al Ain might not seem like it …

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Stuck with Shukran? Time to broaden your knowledge of Arabic language

Stuck with Shukran? Time to broaden your knowledge of Arabic language

Understanding the local language could benefit you in more ways than you think As an expat living abroad, it can be overwhelming when you don’t speak the local language. No doubt there have been times – struggling to communicate with …

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Explore the seven emirates of the amazing UAE

Explore the seven emirates of the amazing UAE

  Perfect for a summer road trip or those new to the country and ready to explore – these are the cultural highlights the UAE has to offer It’s no secret that we’re pretty fond of Abu Dhabi. From the …

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Explore the best hidden gems in the capital with us

Abu Dhabi is teeming with hidden places just waiting to be discovered. The small streets embedded deep in the city, the remote places lurking on the edge of the desert, the shops located on the top floor of the mall …

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The capital is crammed with amazing museums – learn more

The capital is crammed with amazing museums – learn more

As culture vultures gear up to mark International Museum Day on 18th May, we take a look at some of the unique opportunities available in Abu Dhabi for those with an insatiable thirst for knowledge and, in particular, a desire …

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This storytelling series wants you to question who you are

This storytelling series wants you to question who you are

Mini film fest to showcase unique Arab geographies as well as never-before-screened movies It’s not just regional actors, but unique Arab locations that will be brought into focus as part of a special programme of film screenings coming up in …

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The cultural roots of the UAE will surprise you – find out why

The cultural roots of the UAE will surprise you – find out why

The capital’s recent CultureSummit set the debate on cultural identity ablaze. We take a look at how diversity has a role to play in the UAE’s own journey When we think of what the UAE means, we think of a …

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How a remarkable exhibition is setting the scene for Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

How a remarkable exhibition is setting the scene for Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

With 90,000 people having experienced the first behind-the-scenes Guggenheim Abu Dhabi exhibition, it is no surprise the upcoming second edition is generating significant buzz. We go beyond the canvas to find out what makes art, art We don’t always speak …

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Tune in and explore an amazing world of music

Tune in and explore an amazing world of music

Promoting equality through the arts, some of the most accomplished performers in the world are coming to Abu Dhabi in a showcase of tolerance The UAE recently ranked third globally in an index for tolerance and given the country is …

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