Posts Tagged ‘Desert’

Weekend at Qasr al Sarab

Weekend at Qasr al Sarab

Before it go SUPER hot, Beth and I took a quick weekend away and went to Qasr al Sarab, a fancy resort located in the middle of the desert. The facility is beautiful, but the food was unimpressive and very over-priced. If you can get a good price for the room, it’s worth a weekend, [...]


Desert Safari

Desert Safari

Another fun thing we did with my parents when they came to visit was a desert safari. Sure, these are fairly staged experiences, but so are more “cultural” experiences wherever you go. We got to drive out in the desert, hold a falcon, see the falcon “hunt,” go dune-bashing in a 4×4, and watch Saluki [...]


Weekend in Fujairah

Weekend in Fujairah

Back in August, Beth and I took a short weekend vacation with several work colleagues to the nearby emirate of Fujairah. Located on the eastern side of the of UAE, Fujairah faces the open ocean rather than the Persian Gulf and is considerably cooler and less humid than Abu Dhabi. The trip was a final [...]