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3 Reasons Why You Need To Go On A Road Trip To Fujairah

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.” Anonymous   There are seven Emirates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Fujairah could well be one of the most underrated of them all. Initially it was the promise of diving into the azure waters around Snoopy Island, at Al Aqah Beach, which enticed us to explore this area. Yes, here in … Continue reading »

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Exciting Turtle Tales from Saadiyat: Rescue Rehabilitate Release

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” Jane Goodall   Turtles are a hot topic of conversation in the UAE at the moment which is partly due to World … Continue reading »

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Earth Hour At The Ritz, Enjoying A Blind Dinner In The Dark

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” Anne Frank   Enjoying a blind dinner on the beach is what initially attracted my attention, closely followed by the intrigue of a secret menu prepared with energy saving methods and organic ingredients. A table for two under the … Continue reading »

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Local UAE School Shares How To Hold a Successful Beach Clean Up

“Do Something Now. If not you, who? If not here, where? If not now, when?” — Theodore Roosevelt —   When a school community realise the tide is constantly delivering a large quantity of plastic pollution to their end of the ocean channel they organise not just one, but two successful Beach Clean Ups. Their primary focus … Continue reading »

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Masdar City Sustainability Festival

It Starts With You Masdar City   Last weekend the residents of Abu Dhabi were invited to Masdar City, one of the world’s most sustainable eco-cities, as the doors opened for its annual two day sustainability street festival. The free family festival, is organised with the intention to provide a fun range of interactive activities, street … Continue reading »

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Desert, Souks and an Oasis – Family Road Trip to Al Ain

Not all those who wander are lost  J.R.R. Tolkien   The anticipation of desert landscapes, shopping in local Souks and perhaps even seeing some camels is what has teased us away from the cosmopolitan city and sparkling water ways of Abu Dhabi (as luck has it a massive sandstorm as well) to discover and experience … Continue reading »

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