United Arab Emirates

'Can't slow me down': Paralyzed U.S. skydiver conquers Dubai's skies

'Can't slow me down': Paralyzed U.S. skydiver conquers Dubai's skies

Jarrett Martin was paralyzed when an aerial stunt went wrong. Now he's back in the air, and teaching others to jump
Retro sand safari: Doing Dubai’s deserts in style

Retro sand safari: Doing Dubai’s deserts in style

Luxury vintage Land Rover tours explore Bedouin backwaters without bashing up precious dunes
15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

People never cease to find amazing ways to make water more incredible than it already is. Here are some powerful examples
Is Dubai the world's next big theme park destination?

Is Dubai the world's next big theme park destination?

Big brands like Legoland and Six Flags as well as the world's largest underwater park are set to make a splash in the UAE city
Could your next burger be camel meat?

Could your next burger be camel meat?

Upscale department stores already stock camel milk chocolate. It might not be long before camel burgers and hot dogs follow suit
Google hires camel for desert Street View

Google hires camel for desert Street View

Giant camera strapped to dromedary's hump captures Dubai allows 360-degree online exploration of Abu Dhabi's Liwa oasis.
Building the new Louvre

Building the new Louvre

The Abu Dhabi museum is one of many architectural mega-projects aimed at turning the desert into a cultural jewel
More cash for world's biggest airport project

More cash for world's biggest airport project

Dubai's appetite for construction continues with multi-billion dollar boost to Al Maktoum International Airport expansion
Inside Abu Dhabi's new super mall

Inside Abu Dhabi's new super mall

Abu Dhabi's futuristic 235,000 square meter Yas Mall plans to open its doors in November to 20 million visitors per year
7 deluxe reasons to visit Oman

7 deluxe reasons to visit Oman

From swanky island resorts to verdant desert mountains, the UAE's more subdued neighbor offers luxury experiences all of its own
Animal attractions at Dubai shopping malls

Animal attractions at Dubai shopping malls

In the Middle East, animals in malls are not uncommon. Giant squid, crocodiles and lions are all on show for shoppers

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