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Need a break? Try one of these amazing staycations

Need a break? Try one of these amazing staycations

If you’ve not been on holiday this year or just feel like you need to enjoy a bit of a break, then why not explore Abu Dhabi for a memorable staycation? For those who want to stay in the city …

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Why cultural preservation is on top of the agenda here

Why cultural preservation is on top of the agenda here

We often talk about culture whether it’s about a live theatre performance, a type of cuisine or even someone’s dress sense. But what exactly is culture? Why does it matter and what is being done to protect it? For many, …

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Tourism will get a boost thanks to this new initiative

Tourism will get a boost thanks to this new initiative

New experiences are set to be offered to travellers visiting Abu Dhabi with the launch of a partnership. The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT) has teamed up with global hospitality service Airbnb to develop Emirati Experiences …

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Is Abu Dhabi one of the smartest cities in the world?

Is Abu Dhabi one of the smartest cities in the world?

Abu Dhabi has been named as the smartest city in the region, following the results of an international study. Published by economic research firm McKinsey Global Institute, the ‘Smart Cities: Digital Solutions for a More Livable Future’ report analysed 50 cities including Singapore, Tokyo, New …

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Is going out about to get cheaper?

Is going out about to get cheaper?

The city’s tourism industry is poised for a big push – thanks to a new law that will see reductions in taxes in the near future. According to the latest proposal by the Abu Dhabi Executive Committee, tourism fees will …

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Here’s all you need to know about ADIHEX 2018

Here’s all you need to know about ADIHEX 2018

The Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) is set to celebrate the legacy of Sheikh Zayed. The 16th edition of the event, held from 25th to 29th September at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, has set the theme of Year …

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Learn how to play this ancient instrument

Learn how to play this ancient instrument

More than just a musical instrument, the oud has endured the passage of time and has played an important role in Middle Eastern civilisation.  Writer Ferdinand Godinez heads to the house of oud in an effort to discover the instrument’s …

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Inclusivity is the focus of this special art project

Inclusivity is the focus of this special art project

Integration and creativity are at the heart of a new worldwide search to commission a series of public art pieces to commemorate the upcoming Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 in March next year. Hosted as part of annual …

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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 …

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Why book lovers are excited about this new event

Why book lovers are excited about this new event

An inaugural event in the Western Region is set to welcome bookworms and bibliophiles of all ages. Running from 18th to 21st March in Madinat Zayed, Al Dhafra Book Fair will showcase activities centred on the wonders of gaining knowledge …

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