Middle East

Making the most of an Abu Dhabi stopover

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Wadi wonders: The mountain canyons of the desert

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David Whitley finds himself in a hazily-bordered part of Arabia, throwing stones into a mirage

Getting the hump

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David Whitley heads to Dubai’s camel racetrack, and discovers the Emirati bond with the dromedary darlings is hard to shake

Into the desert: The dunes of Dubai

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David Whitley leaves the big city behind and finds himself starstruck on the sand

What to expect in Dubai: Ten stopover tips

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If you’re stopping over in Dubai for a couple of days, David Whitley has some advice that will help prepare you for what you’re about to encounter