Out + About Travel

Arabian Nights

April 10, 2015

You can’t come to the Middle East and not go on a little Arabian Adventure in the desert.


It starts with getting picked up in a Landcruiser, en route to the Desert Camp, but not before some serious Dune bashing along the way.


It’s a fun experience, however, I recommend you don’t sit in the back of the Landcruiser as it’s a really bumpy ride.

Speaking of bumpy rides, you also get to ride a camel, however our group was having too much fun that we totally missed the opportunity.



Our first treat was a Falcon show with a South African Falcon trainer and his friend Bomber.

Then onto some sunset photo opportunities.

We had T-H-E most amazing tour guide, Bukhari who is not only a talented driver with a world of knowledge on Dubai, he’s also an amazing photographer!

We got dressed up in our Abaya’s and posed for some epic pics on the dunes!

arabian-adventures-7Irina from I’ll Take it All and I creating a mini sandstorm in the desert


arabian-adventures-9Crazy kids… Irina, Me, Mpumi from Destiny Magazine and Kelly from Marie Claire

We ate (and ate) traditional Arabic food, enjoyed a mesmerising belly dancer and before the night was over, we got to have Henna painted on our arms and smoked a lil’ shisa (hubbly bubbly).




What an epic adventure!

Right now, we’re onto yet another adventure, this time a little different with a Private Yacht tour…

I’ve got my sunnies and floppy hat and I’m ready to go!

Stay tuned by following along on Instagram (@stylescoop) and use the hashtags #StyleScoopGoesToDubai, #VisitSABloggers (to see what the bloggers are up to) or #VisitDubaiSA to check out all the pics from our amazing group.



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