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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 20 November 2018

5 things to do today: see photography exhibition by Daniel Cheong or cruise along the Corniche in a traditional Emirati dhow

Our daily round-up of things to do. See the photography exhibition by Daniel Cheong, enjoy a meal at Absolute Barbecues, give the gift of a Yas Marina Circuit experience, cruise along the Corniche in a traditional Emirati dhow, and pamper yourself at The Loft Fifth Avenue.
Photography Exhibition by Daniel Cheong. Courtesy of Alliance Francaise Abu Dhabi
Photography Exhibition by Daniel Cheong. Courtesy of Alliance Francaise Abu Dhabi

See the photography exhibition by Daniel Cheong, featuring works by the French photographer who prefers shooting from high vantages, especially at the “blue hour”. From 9am to 8pm, Alliance Française Abu Dhabi, Villa 71, near the Irish Embassy, Street 19 off 32nd Street, Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi, www.timeouttickets.com

Enjoy a meal at the do-it-yourself barbecue outlet Absolute Barbecues – also known as AB’s – featuring various grilling options and a vast selection of meat, seafood and vegetables. Plus get the chefs’ cooking recommendations and tips for ultimate barbecue. From noon to 4pm for buffet lunch; 6pm to midnight for buffet dinner, Fraser Suites, Dubai Media City, 04 552 0562, www.facebook.com/absolutebarbecue

Give the gift of a Yas Marina Circuit experience this festive season. From a tour for two to a tour and karting session to a drift experience and Yas Waterworld voucher to a drift course, there is something for everyone in the Yas December Gifting Campaign. From Dh135 for the Experience Yas venue tour and arrive-and-drive karting, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, 800 927, www.yasmarinacircuit.com

Cruise along the Corniche in a traditional Emirati dhow with Capt Tony’s, as you enjoy refreshments and views of the skyline of Abu Dhabi during the Volvo Ocean Race. From noon to 8pm, from Dh60 for adults, Dh40 for children ages 6-12, Destination Village, Breakwater, Abu Dhabi, 02 650 7175, info@captain­tonys.ae

Pamper yourself this holiday season at The Loft Fifth Avenue and let the hair stylists, nail technicians and beauticians prep you to feel your best for Christmas day. From 10am to 10pm, The Dubai Mall, City Walk’s Sephora store, Dubai, 04 434 0856, www.theloft5thavenue.com

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