Middle East

Abercrombie & Kent: Insider Access takes you to the Exotic

Abercrombie & Kent: Insider access to North Africa and the Middle East

Leave the planning to the experts. A&K’s tailor-made itineraries are curated to match your interests, style, and budget.

EXCLUSIVE DEAL: Save $300 on a ‘Gorgeous Greek Islands & Dubai’ women-only tour

This deal is exclusive to Vacations & Travel readers. Uncover Greece’s beauty with a group of like-minded women with Sisterhood Womens Travel.

Emirates A380 Brisbane

The world’s largest passenger jet set to return to Brisbane skies from 1 March

Emirates’ A380 is making a return to Brisbane in order to meet rising travel demands to the third most visited city in Australia.

Aura Skypool

First look at the world’s first and highest 360-degree infinity pool

Even with all of its over-the-top attractions Dubai is yet to get a 360-degree infinity pool….that is until now. Would you swim at Aura Skypool?

Israel COVID booster shots

This country just made booster shots compulsory for tourists

It was an early leader in vaccine adoption but cases increased to 10,000 a day when the borders opened to tourists.

Deep Dive Dubai

World’s deepest swimming pool holds an entire sunken city

From the surface it looks like any other swanky hotel pool. But dive a little deeper and you’ll be amazed by what you will find.

What went wrong? The $200 million village of abandoned Disney castles

In a fairytale gone sour, a real-life village of 530 Disney castles known as Burj al Babas has been abandoned. This one will leave you scratching your head.

Address Hotel infinity pool

Would you swim in the world’s highest infinity pool?

The level 77 pool holds the Guinness World Record for the highest outdoor infinity pool in a building.

Qatar's Eco-Floating Hotel © HAADS

First look at Qatar’s new floating hotel that will spin to generate power

If you thought the concept of a floating hotel was cool, wait until you see the incredible, spinning ‘Eco-Floating Hotel’ planned for Qatar.

Oman: the perfect place for adventure travel

Why Oman is the perfect place to cure your adventure cravings

For an adventurous holiday with dramatic canyons, glistening wadis and towering mountain peaks, look no further than Oman.

Coronavirus: here’s what has been happening around the world

Since the first outbreak in late December, the coronavirus has escalated into a global pandemic. Here’s some of the latest updates you should know.

Raffles Istanbul review

Tried & Tested: Raffles, Istanbul

Turkey’s first Forbes Five-Star hotel, Raffles Istanbul is an art-filled oasis towering over Besiktas, the city’s most happening district.