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10 fun things to do with kids in Dubai

Traveling with children can be very tiring; parents are always searching for destinations that offer entertainment for their children.



Jeddah Corniche: Over 100km of fun!

Jeddah is located in the center of the western Saudi Arabia’s coast along the beautiful beaches of the Red Sea — hence its nickname the “Bride of the Red Sea”.



Fakieh Aquarium only one part of a bigger dream

JEDDAH: The long-awaited Jeddah corniche aquarium finally opened its doors to the public yesterday with Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal handling the formalities.



Remains of 7th Century palace found in Madinah

MADINAH: Archaeological excavations carried out by a team from Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) have revealed a palace dating back to the 1st Hijri Century (7th Century in the Gr



Fakieh Aquarium to open tomorrow

The long-awaited opening of the first of its kind aquarium in the Kingdom, the Fakieh Aquarium, will be tomorrow.



KSA among top 5 Muslim-friendly holiday destinations

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has been rated among the world’s top Muslim-friendly holiday destinations in a survey released on Wednesday by Crescentrating, a Muslim travel



Zighy Bay: Best-kept Secret

Zighy Bay is located on the northern Musandam Peninsula in the Sultanate of Oman, a two-hour journey from Dubai.



Zambia bans lion, leopard hunting

LUSAKA: Zambia on Thursday banned lion and leopard hunting to protect rapidly decreasing feline numbers for a burgeoning safari industry, despite criticism that it will drive tourists away.



It’s snowing ... in Saudi Arabia!

TABUK: Residents of this northwestern region went picnicking yesterday in scenic mountains and other spots that were covered in a sheet of white as Tabuk received its annual snowfall since Tuesday.



Getting pushy Parisians to mend their manners

The “City of Light” may draw more tourists than most world capitals, but Paris less than sparkles to the legions of visitors shocked to find its residents can be rude, brusque and snobb

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