Get outdoors in the UAE

Words By: Sean James Hiking A series of articles to help you start or progress your hiking in the UAE. The hiking season in the UAE has already started and in the months since October, many UAE residents have been enjoying the beauty of the UAE landscape. The New Year...

Oman Escapes

Growing up near the Rocky Mountains in Canada, it was a regular occurrence to head out on the weekend to go camping with the family. Most of the camping was what I like to call “car camping,” where you drive up to the site with all of your supplies in your vehicle,...

People: Nada Al Assaad Kivela

Occupation: Marketing manager and philanthropist Nationality: Finnish This UAE-based professional has never climbed mountains before, but what she lacked in experience she made up for in determination to help those in dire need. In cooperation with Médecins Sans...

Peak Somoni: Only the 50th highest mountain in the world

Words + Photos By: Sean James Dubai, a seemingly safe oasis global hub of air traffic, is surrounded by countries that are unsettled, unstable and unpredictable. They are tense and ready to explode. But they are also exciting. Living in the UAE, short haul vacations...