It’s time to look closer to home for options and take advantage of the region’s luxury hotels and resorts. Here’s six ideas for some regional road trips
“Without new experiences, something inside of us sleeps. The sleeper must awaken.” Frank Herbert
I am not a natural camper but having said that I survived our first desert trip last year, one might even say I enjoyed it, so I felt more prepared for this weekend’s outdoor adventure to the depths of Abu Dhabi’s Western Region, but I will in all honestly never get used to the lack of toilet facilities.
“In a well-ordered universe…camping would take place indoors.” Morgan Matson
So I finally caved after many conversations, lots of cajoling and much procrastination on my part, (believe me many, many chats and persuasive tactics were used) this expat princess went camping in the desert. Last Friday, I was sipping on chocolate martinis at the 5* Ritz Carlton brunch and this weekend I was climbing dunes, sitting round the camp fire under the stars and peeing in the sand, get me and my diverse lifestyle, impressed much?