Feb 23, 2013
A popular sight in the US, American recreation vehicles, better know as RV's, are starting to gain popularity in the UAE. Read Article Seeking a vroom with a view?
Dec 10, 2012
Two British adventurers, Alastair Humphreys and Leon McCarron, will today reach Al Ain after four weeks and 1,000km in the footsteps of Wilfred Thesiger. Read Article In the footsteps of Thesiger: two Britons on a hotter, unexpected desert adventure
Oct 30, 2012
Take our poll: Increased patrols will monitor desert tent cities that spring up during the winter in Dubai, but many who enjoy the outdoors are not happy campers. Read Article New licensing rules to set up camp in Dubai desert
Apr 03, 2012
You can take a Bedu out of the desert, but you can never break the link with their nomadic and often harsh way of life and the traditions that inspire them. Read Article Honour, pride, generosity: what it means to be Bedouin
Jan 26, 2012
The desert is not something to be taken lightly even by professional off-roaders, as it can be a dangerous place for the careless. Read Article Pole Position: The dangers of desert safaris
Oct 04, 2011
The UAE-based adventurer Adrian Hayes will be joined by two Emiratis in a quest to retrace the steps of the legendary Wilfred Thesiger in honour of National Day. Read Article Explorer Adrian Hayes to retrace footsteps of 'Mubarak bin London'
Sep 30, 2011
Roughing it doesn't mean eating cold food and sleeping in the open air. Eat well and keep sheltered from heat and cold with the right equipment. Read Article Go Gear: Handy equipment for camping in the UAE desert
Sep 16, 2011
Plus Mini hosts gathering for enthusiasts, a desert driving eBook is released, a UAE student's tweets earn him a monthlong ride in a Mercedes and more Motoring news. Read Article Emirates Classic Car Festival registration opens
Aug 26, 2011
A journey into the Liwa region gives you a true sense of how inhospitable the inner desert can be. Read Article Off the Beaten Path: Venturing into the desert is never just a ride
Paolo Rosetti's advice on what to do if you are stranded on the dunes. Read Article How to survive if your vehicle breaks down in the desert
Aug 23, 2011
The necessity of survival in the desert meant a strong bond of trust was forged between the falconer and his bird. Read Article Desert survival: falcons an indispensable hunting tool for Bedouin
Aug 16, 2011
British travellers such as Wilfred Thesiger were fascinated by the Rub Al Khali - the Empty Quarter that occupies a vast area of Saudi Arabia, Oman, Yemen and the UAE - and by Bedouin life. Read Article Desert survival: the last of the great explorers
Aug 02, 2011
Water wells provide not only a source of water, but also directions for navigating through the desert. Read Article Desert survival: finding water
Guests of the Burj Al Arab will now be presented with 24-carat gold iPads when they check in at the lavish hotel. Gold iPads for Dubai's Burj Al Arab guests
Saadiyat is renowned for its hotels and beach clubs, but it is also a vital breeding ground for the endangered sea turtle. Operation Hawksbill swings into action
British Horseracing Authority confirm results include St Leger winner Encke but Saeed bin Suroor’s horses tested negative More horses of Al Zarooni test positive
It is the manual for many US psychiatrists and the latest edition is out this week. Yet the DSM-5 is already under attack for listing as mental disorders what others regard as just personality traits.
Mental illness or just personality traits?
We spend the day backstage with Dubai designer Michael Cinco. See a video interview with him here. It's Dubai-based Michael Cinco's moment
Most people don't know anything about the Algerian city selected by the Arab League's cultural arm to be the capital of Arab culture in 2015. Constantine, the most beautiful city you've never heard of
Action from Malmo and last night's Eurovision Song Contest. In pictures: Eurovision Song Contest 2013
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