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Valentine’s Day Ideas – Dining in Abu Dhabi

Valentine’s Day Ideas – Dining in Abu DhabiI know most of you are looking forward to creating a memorable experience on Valentine’s Day (that’s if you celebrate the day). Whether it is the perfect spot to pop the big question or a special dinner to commemorate the day with your loved one, we have compiled some special Valentine’s Day ideas that will definitely blow your mind, if you are living on this side of the Sahara.

Valentine’s Extra: Nothing Can Beat a Chocolate Holiday

Chocolate-Themed Hotels Around the World for a Memorable Valentine’sWe are fast closing in on that time of the year when most of us are falling over ourselves to make a romantic gesture with lots of chocolates (and maybe some wine, and a touch of something red). If you’re looking to be a bit extra this year, we have you covered with some chocolate-themed hotels from around the world. Take a chance and treat someone in your life to a vacation at one of these chocolate-themed hotels, where chocolate massages and tasting will be just the beginning of your romantic adventure.

Green Destinations You Should Visit in 2018

green destinationsAt the beginning of the year, most of us start planning where to vacation. Of course, the ideal climate plays an important role, but other factors can also influence the decision for a destination. Sustainability, according to a 2017 study conducted by the TUI group, is becoming more and more important. Travelling sustainably does not only mean choosing green destinations but also respecting the local culture and nature. After all, in another survey conducted by Topdeck Travel in 2015, 86% of travelers between ages 18 and 30 stated that they wanted to discover the culture of their destination during their vacation. So if you are a lover of sustainability, then the folks over at Green Pearls® have shared with us some top green destinations you should consider visiting for the first half of the year.

Destinations that Will Help You Beat the January Blues

January Blues: Bluespots To Help You Banish That January FeelingWith the joy of the festive season so long gone and the excitement of the New Year quickly becoming a distant memory, the January blues are fast tightening their claws on most of us. But, there’s a perfect remedy for these January blues, and that would be booking yourself a holiday (I’m not kidding).  And not just anywhere, but at some of the most beautiful blue destinations in the world. So, with the help of Hotels.com, we’ve rounded up a few of these hotspots to help you banish that January feeling.

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Ireland in 2018

Visit Ireland: 5 Reasons Why Ireland is a Must-visit in 2018We are sliding quite well into the New Year, which means new opportunities and chances to make more memories, and get it right. It might feel a tad bit early to start making travel plans (considering most of us are still settling in after the holidays), but (sorry to disappoint), it’s never too early. Actually, it’s the best time to plan your holidays and trips for this year, instead of waiting for last minute preparations (unlike some of us who up and go at the drop of a hat). And with so many places to choose from and numerous activities on the bucket list, why not visit Ireland, which is known as an all-embracing destination that offers something for everyone? Not to mention, it’s one of the must-visit destinations of 2018!

8 Ways You Can Enjoy Winter in Azerbaijan

8 Ways You Can Enjoy Winter in AzerbaijanHappy New Year folks! Well, the festivities might be over but winter is still here and deserves to be enjoyed wherever it can be found. And as the days continue to grow cooler and darker in the Middle East, Winter in Azerbaijan is already in full swing with glittering snow and ice.  Since Azerbaijan’s warm summer days are renowned for stealing the limelight, the Azeri winter deserves its own starring part.

An Ocean of Adventures at Al Baleed Resort this Winter

Al Baleed Resort Salalah: An Ocean of Adventures AwaitAs Oman bids farewell to the region’s popular Kareef season, Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara is busy welcoming the calmer waters of the Arabian winter with impressionable ocean adventures. If you haven’t yet decided on your winter getaway, then it might be worth your while to take a moment and know what this resort has in store (just in case you decide to pay them a visit). Al Baleed Resort Salalah happens to be privileged enough to be a beachfront oasis lying on a vast white sandy beach, with direct access to a world of aquatic adventures out at sea.