Abu Dhabi

Tips and Articles in Abu Dhabi

There's nowhere else that does sumptuousness quite like the high-brow lodgings of the Middle East, a fact exemplified by the region's latest luxury retreat: Rosewood Resorts' Al Faisaliah at Durrat Arriyadh in Saudi Arabia, which opened this month...
For Radmila Karlić, a day’s work means leading her dogs into the dense Motovun forest of Istria, Croatia, to hunt for truffles. She carries a small shovel, ready to dig up the edible treasures the dogs sniff at the roots of the towering oak trees....
Top 10 Hotels Overall: City 1. Park Hyatt, Milan 98.95 2. Stafford London by Kempinski 98.40 3. Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace, Budapest 98.07 4. Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi 97.50 5. Milestone Hotel, London 97.39 6. Olissippo Lapa Palace, Lisbo...
For years, Abu Dhabi stood in the shadow of its high-profile neighbor Dubai. But flush with 95 percent of the U.A.E.’s oil, the lesser-known emirate is building its own iconic skyline. Renowned architects are helping to reshape the capital city’s ...
Africa/Middle East Q: What about Dubai? I’ve been to Al Manzil which was excellent. where else can I stay? Sarah Spagnolo: Well, I can’t stop thinking about the Burj Al Arab. It’s such a landmark in the UAE. Q: I am going to agree with you! Than...
The 1970’s The traveler’s map sure looked different in T+L’s first decade. Future hot spots like Shanghai, Prague, Moscow, and Saigon were still well beyond the pale, but Americans were heading to Burma, to Iran (then booming under the shah), and...
At the dazzlingly futuristic Yas Hotel, in Abu Dhabi, the curvilinear buildings are draped with a giant, LED-lit glass veil and straddle a Formula One racetrack. The structure resembles a multicolored UFO waiting to take off. For the inside, the b...
Greenland & Iceland Why Go Now: New luxury expeditions to these remote areas allow cruisers to take in scenery from the ship as well as jump in Zodiacs to explore further, says Claudia Gordon from Betty Maclean Travel. Her top sites: the lava ...
At the opulent, multidomed Emirates Palace (West Corniche; 971-2/690-8885; emiratespalace.com; doubles from $763; spa treatments from $190), the recently opened Anantara Spa is upping the ante on luxury in the ultra-competitive world of extravagan...
Like so many NASCAR fans, the United Arab Emirates has gone gaga for auto racing, with two splashy, speed-freak theme parks set to open in 2008. At the $360 million, 115-acre Formula One center in Dubai (www.motorcity.ae), visitors will be ushere...