Mleiha Eye Mountains, Sharjah, UAE hiking

Hiking weather is back! Top trails, guide groups and tips to help you step to it

As UAE temperatures finally start to drop, it’s time to embrace the great outdoors again. While that may mean beach days and al fresco dining for some, what better way to really explore nature than by treading the region’s beautiful terrain? In this guide, we round up the best hiking trails for beginners, experienced hiking groups to join, family-friendly adventures, and hidden gems to discover along the way.  The best trail for beginners For those

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UAE rugby

‘We want to see UAE Rugby teams competing at the Olympics’

There were many great stories out of the Rugby World Cup, which brought the sport’s global elite together in France and wrapped with South Africa nabbing the prestigious William Webb-Ellis trophy. One was Portugal — not a traditional rugby nation — making their debut at the tournament and recording an emotional first victory over Fiji.  The UAE is at an even more embryonic stage than Portugal in its rugby evolution but, for the past decade,

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Courtney Black

Courtney Black: ‘It’s my responsibility to educate girls about fitness and nutrition’

After spending a decade building a substantial online following as one of the UK’s leading fitness influencers, Courtney Black is taking her work offline, into schools in both Britain and the UAE.  Aiming to improve knowledge of fitness and healthy eating among teenage girls, in particular, Black has already delivered talks at some schools in Dubai and after recently moving to the UAE full-time, is now hoping to roll out a more extensive program across

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