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This is what gets forgotten in cars in the capital

This is what gets forgotten in cars in the capital

Abu Dhabi has been named as the second most forgetful city when it comes to leaving items behind in an Uber. The on-demand transport service has released its recent Lost and Found Index and named the UAE capital as the …

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Drones are being used to map out Abu Dhabi

Drones are being used to map out Abu Dhabi

The first phase of an aerial project has been completed using drones to map agricultural areas across the UAE. The initiative, organised by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, collected valuable data for analysis including determining the number and …

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8 things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend

8 things to do in Abu Dhabi this weekend

Just as the excitement of the festive period subsided, the weekend came knocking… via GIPHY We know you’re probably tired from all the merriment so here are 8 chilled ways to spend the weekend, whether you have little ones in …

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Year of Zayed paves way for tolerance

Year of Zayed paves way for tolerance

“No matter how many buildings, foundations, schools and hospitals we build, or how many bridges we raise, all these are material entities. The real spirit behind progress is the human spirit, the able man with his intellect and capabilities.” These …

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Abu Dhabi’s bus system has been revamped

Abu Dhabi’s bus system has been revamped

Abu Dhabi’s Department of Transport has implemented changes to the public bus system.  Part of the new scheme is the Express Bus with fewer stops to make it easier for commuters to reach their destination. Likewise, two new buses – 011 …

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Have you heard about these really awesome deals?

Have you heard about these really awesome deals?

Everyone loves a good bargain, but even more so at such an expensive time of year. Following the festive season, the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi launched a six-week shopping bonanza called Retail Abu Dhabi (RAD) with …

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Where can you get creative in the Garden City?

Where can you get creative in the Garden City?

La Dolce Vita is a community and cultural centre in Al Ain founded by Omar Sariedinne. A culmination of all of his hobbies, the centre offers everything from yoga and martial arts to music. Editor Rachael Perrett sits with the …

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National heritage will be protected thanks to a new project

National heritage will be protected thanks to a new project

Al Ain will become an open-air laboratory for archeologists with the launch of a programme set to contribute to the conservation of the world’s cultural heritage. Organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) …

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How this desert voyage will honour a remarkable leader

How this desert voyage will honour a remarkable leader

Before his name became synonymous with the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed set off on a journey by camelback from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain. Now, a voyage aims to retrace those same steps that served as a precursor to …

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Learn something new with these amazing museums

Learn something new with these amazing museums

It may be scorching outside, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stay cool and learn something new in the Garden City. Here’s our guide to Al Ain’s museums. With ancient tombs, vestiges of Bronze Age settlements and dig sites dotted …

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