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What to see and do in Sharjah

As I was reading a little book in the hotel lobby, my guide came up to me and said, “Sharjah is the city of museums. We have a museum dedicated to almost everything.” And indeed that was certainly true as the book I was reading has a listing of all the numerous museums in Sharjah.… Read More What to see and do in Sharjah

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Five Places to stay in Sharjah

On a recent visit to see the Sharjah Light Festival by Sharjah Tourism and Air Arabia, we had an opportunity to check out some really cool hotels that are great accommodation on your next visit to the city. So here goes Royal Tulip The Act Hotel Well, this is the hotel is stayed in through… Read More Five Places to stay in Sharjah

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Sharjah’s Classic Car Museum

; When I was invited to the Sharjah Light Festival in February this year I was sent an itinerary of the places that would be showcased. Of all the places listed, one thing that caught my eye was the Classic Car Museum. Being an automobile fan, my interest was piqued immediately and I was looking forward… Read More Sharjah’s Classic Car Museum

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Mleiha – Rediscovering Sharjah’s History

A persistent rainfall through the day in Sharjah is quite unusual. And being part of a contingent to visit the Sharjah Light Festival, all of us were looking forward to take the off road safari drive in Mleiha. But the rain seemed to be all set to play spoilsport. Our affable guide Mozhgan in fact also… Read More Mleiha – Rediscovering Sharjah’s History

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Shopping at local markets of Sharjah

If you like shopping like me, Sharjah offers so much more beyond its glitzy malls. In fact on this trip I did not visit even one mall and instead opted to explore the local markets. Here are some of my top picks for shopping all things local and even some global! Central Souq The first… Read More Shopping at local markets of Sharjah

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Vegetarian Food Choices in Sharjah

I was recently invited to be part of a media familiarization trip to Sharjah (yes the same venue that once hosted India and Pakistan cricket matches) to witness the Sharjah Light Festival by Sharjah Tourism and Air Arabia. Being a staunch vegetarian who does not eat eggs or mushrooms I was wondering what I would… Read More Vegetarian Food Choices in Sharjah

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Sharjah Light Festival – A Visual Wonder

The Al Noor Mosque at the Al Majaz Water Front When I first got the invite to attend the Sharjah Light festival in association with Air Arabia, I was wondering what it was all about. To be honest I had no clue that there was an annual festival like this but the invite piqued my… Read More Sharjah Light Festival – A Visual Wonder

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Experience aboard Air Arabia

This is my first set of travel invitation blog posts on a recent trip to Shrajah via airline partner Air Arabia. It was my first time flying with Air Arabia and I was quite looking forward to the experience. The online checkin opened about 12 hours prior to the flight and I chose a window… Read More Experience aboard Air Arabia