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Oman’s sleepy Musandam Peninsula

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Just a few hours’ drive from Dubai, the little-visited Musandam Peninsula is a remote patch of land where ancient fishing villages give way to treacherous mountain roads.
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The tranquil shores of Oman

Life moves slowly in coastal Musandam. From sardines drying in the sun to boats drifting in sleepy coves, the peninsula is a short hop but a world away from the modern face of Dubai.


Five extended weekends from Europe

Desert camps, US city breaks and the mysterious Caucasus are all within reach for a short holiday.
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A shot of religion in the Holy Land

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Jerusalem’s booze-fuelled celebration of Purim is like Halloween, St Patrick’s Day and New Year’s Eve all rolled into one.
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Ibiza nights in the Middle East

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In a city that likes to see and be seen – preferably in high-heeled Christian Louboutins – the latest star to walk up Dubai’s red carpet is legendary Ibizian beach bar Café Del Mar.
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In Dubai, spring is a time for polo

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In a country known both for its love of Arabian horses and for all things expensive, polo has risen from a niche sport to an annual fixture on the city’s social calendar.
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