Kiwis key in Dubai's zipline video

Been there? Done that? You've probably not seen anything quite like Dubai's XLine before.

A steep, 90m drop is only inches away as the building drops straight down to the concrete below.

A toast to Shiraz

Persepolis, a 2540-year-old monument to the grandeur of the Achaemenian​ empire.

Facelifts, nose jobs, chadors teamed with Japanese sun visors, rare artefacts and friendly people – Iran is a fascinating paradox.

See the home of Star Wars

R2-D2 and C-3PO.

It all began on the plains of Tunisia - which really isn't so far, far away.

20 reasons to visit Dubai with kids

It's all go at the Aquaventure waterpark.

Dubai is full of great activities for children. Here's a quick guide to 20 of the best.

The museum that hates America

An Iranian cleric walks past a mural on the wall of the former US embassy in Tehran.

A tour through this ghostly place unearths the sins of what is now known as the "US den of espionage".

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