Green Spaces, Deserts, and Beaches: Dubai’s 3-in-1 Outdoor Spaces

Dubai is home to the world’s tallest building, an impressive collection of skyscrapers, and one of the busiest airports in the globe, but the city is also surprisingly green. The UAE once had the...

Adventure Within Reach: Adrenaline & Accessibility in Dubai

[vimeo 517287552 w=640 h=360] Dubai Within Reach from Passion Passport on Vimeo. Experiences that get the adrenaline flowing can make for some of the most memorable moments of any trip, whether you find yourself scrambling over...

The New and Old UAE: A Country of Contrasts

The United Arab Emirates is a country full of contrasts. It is both modern and ancient, lively and peaceful. The sights and sounds of the UAE will transport you to another time, although the time...
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A First Timer’s Abu Dhabi Travel Guide

While Dubai often gets a lot of buzz for its continuous growth, Abu Dhabi, its fellow member of the United Arab Emirates, stands tall in its own right. If you're thinking about a one-of-a-kind...
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Unexpected Destinations for Every Month of the Year

We could probably guess at least a few of the items on your travel bucket list. There’s a good chance that it includes some of the world’s most popular cultural events and destinations, like...

Sharjah: The Pearl of the Gulf

It’s the last ball of the match and the entire stadium is on its feet clapping and chanting. The batsman anxiously looks up to the sky and prays. The bowler starts running toward the...

The Real Dubai

As we drove away from downtown and toward the creek, the buildings got older, smaller, and darker; the alley ways dirtier. I thought I was in another country entirely. It’s incredible to see the...

Why We Travel: Developing Cultural Understanding

Eight hands of different sizes reach toward the large dish, scooping portions of richly-spiced cardamom rice and goat meat. It is an intimate moment, squeezed into a circle with seven others, sitting on a...

Abandoned in the UAE

Altamash Javed is a Pakistani entrepreneur based in Dubai who’s made it his goal this year to pursue photography full time. Citing exploration and travel as two of his biggest passions, he recently embarked...

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