Abu Dhabi stopover holiday

Sheikh Zayed mosque is the largest in the United Arab Emirates.

What's the best way to beat jet lag? Try rocketing through the air on the world's fastest roller coaster.

Desert jewel faces its biggest threat

Jill Worrall with her Syrian friends in Palmyra in 2011.

With Islamic State fighters in control of the Syrian desert town of Palmyra, the fate of this World Heritage-listed site is uncertain.

Don't dilly-dally in Dubai video

Bentley Mulsanne Speed in Dubai.

Sun, sand and straight roads present their own challenges in a different kind of drive in Dubai.

World's largest hotel to open

An artistic impression on the Abraj Kudai, the world's largest luxury hotel set to open in 2017.

The world's largest luxury hotel, set to open in Saudi Arabia in 2017, will house 10, 000 rooms.

Seeing Wadi Rum by camel

Camel owner Abu Sami of Wadi Rum with one of his favourite camels.

A three-day camel ride through one of Jordan's epic landscapes offers fascinating insights into the vast, echoing and godlike world of Wadi Rum.

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