United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates Travel Tips

Dubai Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, August 2014

Dubai has transformed in the last 100 years from a port town to the largest city in the United Arab Emirates, and a center for great shopping, glitz and glamor and high romance. With tall ...  Read more

Dubai Safaris

By Viator, July 2014

Dubai has become famous as a city of towering skyscrapers, over-the-top luxury hotels, world-class shopping and extreme wealth. While all of that makes the city a fascinating place to spend some ...  Read more

Best Outdoor Adventures in Dubai

By Viator, July 2014

Dubai may be best known for its ultra-luxurious hotels, upscale eateries and world-class shopping, but the city packs a major punch when it comes to outdoor adventure as well. As you might expect ...  Read more

Dubai Desert Safaris

By Viator, July 2014

When many people dream of the Arabian Desert, they dream of exotic belly dancers, camel riding and, more recently, tearing through the dunes in a 4x4. All of these dreams can come true with the ...  Read more

3 Days in Abu Dhabi: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, July 2014

Tours & Tickets

The capital of the United Arab Emirates—as well as the largest and richest—manages to hold on to its cultural heritage while modernizing at a dizzying rate. Known for its beaches, excellent museums, ...  Read more

Dubai Best Views

By Viator, July 2014

Start your scenic exploration of Dubai on the water. Before you begin, take a moment to imagine the city as the somewhat sleepy fishing port it was 40-odd years ago. Now get out on Dubai Creek, the ...  Read more

Big Bus Sightseeing Tours in the Middle East

By Viator, June 2014

Is it your first time to Dubai? Need an introduction to Abu Dhabi? Want to see the highlights of Muscat? A Big Bus Sightseeing Tour is the perfect way to orient yourself in a Middle Eastern city you ...  Read more

Desert Experiences

By Viator, June 2014

Once you’ve experienced the glitz and extravagance of Dubai, plan to spend at least a day in the Dubai Desert taking in this beautiful natural landscape. As a nation made up of mostly desert, the ...  Read more

Dubai Desert

By Viator, June 2014

The city of Dubai sits within the Arabian Desert along the coast of the Persian Golf. The desert area surrounding Dubai, often called the Dubai Desert, is characterized by endless vistas of rolling ...  Read more

Nightlife in Dubai

By Viator, April 2014

While the nightlife in the United Arab Emirates tends to be much mellower than in other parts of the world, it’s at its best in Dubai, the hottest nightlife city anywhere in the Middle East. With a ...  Read more

Dubai Helicopter Tours

By Viator, April 2014

With its futuristic skyscrapers, manmade archipelagos and vast stretches of sandy coastline, Dubai paints a striking picture. The most thrilling way to cover a lot of ground and enjoy sweeping ...  Read more

Quads and Buggies in the Dubai Desert

By Viator, April 2014

Dubai, an ultramodern international city surrounded by a stark desert landscape, has harnessed the adventure potential of the Dubai Desert. The miles of rolling sand dunes just outside of the city ...  Read more

How to Navigate Souks

By Viator, October 2013

Souks , or Arabic-style markets, are a mainstay of the world-famous Dubai shopping scene, and for some travelers, a welcome relief from the sterile mega-malls that have popped up in recent years. ...  Read more

Dubai Trips from Abu Dhabi

By Viator, October 2013

While Dubai may get the most tourist attention in the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi -- the capital city -- offers a completely different and more traditional experience. Where Dubai is filled with ...  Read more

Family-Friendly Activities in Dubai

By Viator, May 2013

Though it is strangely off the radar for many Western tourists, the Emirate of Dubai has grown into a fantastic travel destination, particularly for vacations with the family. Located ...  Read more

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