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A new luxury desert resort has opened

A new luxury desert resort has opened

A luxury hotel chain has opened a new desert retreat in Abu Dhabi. The Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort and Spa, located 40 minutes’ drive from Abu Dhabi in Al Wathba area, features 103 guest rooms and villas, six restaurants, …

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Want to know the amazing history of this ancient artefact?

Want to know the amazing history of this ancient artefact?

History fans can attend a special event to find out more about archaeology in the UAE. Louvre Abu Dhabi will be hosting a lecture by Dr Mark Jonathan Beech, head of archaeology of Al Dhafra and Abu Dhabi in the …

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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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10 ways to have an amazing weekend in the capital

10 ways to have an amazing weekend in the capital

Just like that, the weekend is here and there’s not a moment to waste.  With a street festival, al fresco food events and cultural performances to choose from, there’s really no excuse for getting the back-to-work-blues on Sunday. Thursday 6th December  …

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This is how you make the most of winter

This is how you make the most of winter

You don’t need us to tell you that the temperature is dropping. We’re just here to tell you all about the cool activities and events that come hand-in-hand with the season. Winter in Abu Dhabi is a hot topic: when …

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Why you should be excited about this historic fort

Why you should be excited about this historic fort

An important fragment of Abu Dhabi’s past will be in the spotlight as a historic landmark reopens to the public following extensive renovations. Opening on 7th December with a full week of activities, Qasr Al Hosn will host art exhibitions …

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Did we see you at this new gallery opening?

Did we see you at this new gallery opening?

Guests gathered for the opening of Al Saadah Art Gallery at Souk Qaryat Al Beri where the UAE’s minister of tolerance, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, was on hand to cut the red ribbon. Owner and artist Dr Ohan …

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Why it’s important to protect national music heritage

Why it’s important to protect national music heritage

While the music lives on, ensuring that the oud maintains its timeless magic requires dedication and commitment. The calluses on Amro Fawzy’s hands tell the entire story. For 20 years, the Egyptian oud maker has eked out a living by …

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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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Local culture will be protected with this new initiative

Local culture will be protected with this new initiative

Tourism projects in Abu Dhabi that support the Emirati manner of preparing coffee are set to be eligible for new licences from the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi). The authority recently announced the initiative, …

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