Marco Polo United Arab Emirates: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips Most travellers want to have fun and feel relaxed from the moment they arrive at their holiday destination - that’s what Marco Polo Guides are all about. This new series will appeal to all types of travellers, including those who haven’t bought a travel guide in the past! Marco Polo’s unique insider tips are peppered throughout the guide - offering a real insight into the destination. Experience all the attractions of the UAE with this up-to date and authoritative guide, complete with ‘Best Of’ recommendations. You'll find fabulous hotels, restaurants and nightlife venues, plus information about the latest trends, festivals and events, sports and activities and travelling with children; there are also tips for shopping and getting by on a low budget. Further sections include: Travel Tips, Food & Drink, Links, Blogs, Apps & more and index; useful too is the ‘Perfect Route' section and the handy pull-out map supplied in addition to the Road Atlas inside. Sand and sun, architectural splendours, including the world's tallest building, modern luxury living contrasting with Oriental tradition – all that and more awaits the visitor to the Emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Qaiwain, Ras al-Kaimah and Fujairah. With MARCO POLO United Arab Emirates you can have a beach holiday, see architectural wonders, go on shopping adventures and enjoy a Bedouin feast. The practical, pocket-sized guide introduces you to the architectural highlights of Abu Dhabi and Dubai as well as the more original Emirates that have no oil or gas with their magical landscapes such as the Hajar Mountains. The Highlights point out places that you should try not to miss on your trip to the region.The 'Best Of' pages focus on some unique aspects of the Emirates, recommend places to go for free, and have tips for things to do if it gets too hot and where you can relax and unwind. The Insider Tips reveal where you can go shopping surrounded by the scent of cinnamon and coriander, or where the locals pursue their favourite pastime of camel riding, while panels in each chapter suggest things to do if you’re on a tight budget and where you might pick up some real bargains. The Excursions & Tours chapter leads you through dramatic mountain ranges, fertile valleys and across the lonely expanse of the desert. Winter sports in the desert? That's every bit as doable as diving and sailing, playing golf and horseriding, as well as dune skiing and even ice-skating. The Sports & Activities chapter contains the most important information and contact details. Finally the Dos & Don’ts tell you why you should avoid making your trip either in the summer or during Ramadan. MARCO POLO United Arab Emirates provides comprehensive coverage of all parts of the region. To help you find your way around there are the 'Where to Start' panels for the main cities, a detailed Road Atlas, useful maps of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Fujairah and Sharjah in the cover, and a separate pull-out map.