Food and Drink in UAE

Food and Drink in UAE

Dubai and, to a lesser extent, Abu Dhabi offer a vast spread of food from most of the world's major cuisines. By Western standards most restaurants are quite affordable although it is easy to find extremely expensive food too. Most upper-end restaurants are located in hotels.

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Visas and immigration to UAE

Visas and immigration to UAE

Visa Information

The kind of visa that you require for entry into the UAE depends on several different factors such as your nationality, the purpose of your planned visit and its planned duration. Please read the following notes carefully. Regulations do change from time to time and, whilst we do endeavour to keep up to date with these notes, please do not rely upon them for complete accuracy. You should also check with your airline and regional UAE embassy or consulate.

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Weather in UAE

Weather in UAE

Straddling the Tropic of Cancer, the UAE is warm and sunny in winter and hot and humid during the summer months. Winter daytime temperatures average a very pleasant 26°C, although nights can be relatively cool, between 12–15°C on the coast, and less than 5°C in the depths of the desert or high in the mountains. Local north-westerly winds (shamal) frequently develop during the winter, bringing cooler windy conditions. Summer temperatures are in the mid-40s, but can be higher inland. Humidity in coastal areas averages between 50 and 60 per cent, touching over 90 per cent in summer and autumn. Inland it is far less humid.

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Museums

Museums

The importance of museums highlights in the fact that they are one of the main tourist attractions. They hold various heritages and civilization pieces that witness the historical development of UAE. These museums are cultural instrument that provides many benefits, such as documenting of the relationship between man and history, which help in strengthen belonging to the country, and determine its status internationally. In addition, the museums are a source of aesthetic culture and the contents of museums form as a universal language that all people can read and see. Some of the most important museums in the UAE are:

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Fujairah

Fujairah

The Emirate of Fujairah is located on the eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula and bordered by the Gulf of Oman from the east, which is part of the Arabian Sea connected with the Indian Ocean, by the emirates of Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah from the west, by the Sultanate of Oman from the north and by the Emirate of Sharjah from the south. The shores of Fujairah extend along the Gulf of Oman for about 70 kilometers from the city of Fujairah in the south to the town of Dibba in the far north. The total area of the Emirate of Fujairah in is 1450 square kilometers including the mountains ranges, hills, valleys, oasis and some desert areas.

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Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah

The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is located on the Arabic Gulf and on the coastal line of the emirate that extends about 64 kilometers while the inland areas exceed 128 to the east. Ras Al khaimah lies between the two latitudes 25-26 North and the two longitudes 55-60 East. It is the farther part of the east that is bordered by Sultanate of Oman from the south and the eastern north.

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Umm Al Qaiwain

Um Al Quwain

The Emirate of Um Al Quwain is located on the Arabic Gulf coast and extends to about 24 km between Al Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah with a total area of about 77 square kilometers which is equivalent to 1% of the UAE. The city has been built on a narrow peninsula called Khor Al Bidiyah. It contains about 7 castles and a museum in one of these castels.

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Ajman

ajman

Ajman, the charming Emirate, is located on the Arabian Gulf coast in the Northern Emirates that covers an area of 260 square kilometers. The emirate of Ajman consists of three cities; Ajman City which is the largest city that comprises the Ruler's office, companies, banks and commercial markets. in addition to, the Ajman port, which is located on natural valley passes through the city. The other two cities are Al Manamah city and Masfout city which are distinguished by their rare nature and rich agricultural environment.

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