CATEGORIES

Custom Show Emirates Races Ahead In Its Fourth Lap

Preparations are in full swing for the highly anticipated fourth consecutive edition of Custom Show Emirates (CSE) 2018, which is set to return from 05 April – 07 April 2018 at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, after three thrilling editions, that have cemented its position as one of the most exciting automotive event of the region.

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OutdoorUAE
February 2018

Land Rover Announces Inspirational Jordanian Adventurer, Mostafa Salameh, As Brand Ambassador For MENA

One of the few people in the world to complete the Grand Slam of Mountaineering and Polar Adventure has teamed up with Land Rover to promote the spirit of Above & BeyondFilm series adds to Land Rover’s #MYLAND campaign

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OutdoorUAE
February 2018

Trapped By Ice, I've Never Felt So Free Alban Michon's Arctic Expedition

His mission is to solo cross and arctic dive along the mythical Northwest Passage, the sea route that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

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OutdoorUAE
February 2018

One Breath Diving And Spearfishing Exhibition Set For January 2018

The third edition of the expo will be takes place on January 12th-13th 2018 at the Dubai World Trade Centre

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OutdoorUAE
December 2017

Cave Discoveries In Oman

Discovering & Exploring Caves

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OutdoorUAE
December 2017

Tested Tough In Mount Elbrus

Tested Tough In Mount Elbrus

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OutdoorUAE
December 2017

A Year In Oman

A Year In Oman

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OutdoorUAE
December 2017

Diving with Giants

Three hundred miles off the coast of Baja, California exists the remnants of an ancient volcano known as Roca Partida. Discovered by Spanish explorers in the early 1600s, this tiny uninhabited island is just a speck in a vast and empty seascape. Its only topside inhabitants are the birds that flock to the area, but beneath the surface it boasts one of the most impressive spectacles of pelagic marine life on the planet.

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OutdoorUAE
May - June 2017

Ziad's Over Landy

Name: Zaid SiwadyNationality: JordanianOccupation: Owner of @Project Over Landy Instagram Visual Blog, Overland Enthusiast, Aerial VideographerVehicle: Land Rover Defender 110 2012 Station Wagon

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OutdoorUAE
May - June 2017

Home Is Where You Park It : Gear Edition

One year. 37 countries. 57,987 kilometres. A lifetime of memories. Years of planning had gone into this epic journey and within the blink of an eye it was over!

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OutdoorUAE
September 2017

Trekking In Kashmir

My first Kashmir Trek for five days was in the Tosa Maidan and the Greater Lakes in the Bugdam District. We started in the village of Khag Shanglipora where we met the porters and the horses who were tasked with carrying the tents, big backpacks and the food including live chickens!

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OutdoorUAE
September 2017

Dalat Ultra Trail

70km in the City of Eternal Spring 

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OutdoorUAE
May - August 2018

Intro To UAE Trail Running: Wadi Showka

Urban Ultra hosts trail running events at Wadi Showka in Ras Al Khaimah twice a year, attracting hundreds of local trail runners from novices to elites.

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OutdoorUAE
May - August 2018

Footprints In The Himalayas

In April, Gulf for Good took two groups of challengers trekking in the Himalayas: one to Bhutan with British adventurer Adrian Hayes, and the other to the Gokyo Lakes in the Everest region.

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OutdoorUAE
May - August 2018

Musandam Untouched

I’m curled up with my knees bent towards my chest, my head only able to move a few centimetres above me otherwise I will hit the sharp rock above. I can hear the wind whistle and whirl around me, as I lay in this animal lair.

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OutdoorUAE
May - August 2018

What Makes Bali A Tourists' Delight?

Bandana Jain explores the gorgeous green paddies, idyllic beaches and kaleidoscopic sunsets to find an island that is melting pot of multifarious experiences.

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OutdoorUAE
May - August 2018

Summer Camping In The UAE And Oman

As many expats head home to cooler climes for the summer, there are many more who stay in the UAE throughout the hottest months. Many of these will still venture into the desert with their 4x4s, heading home after a moonlit BBQ; a handful of others will attempt to camp overnight in the sandpit.

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OutdoorUAE
May - August 2018

Winter Flashback: Climbing Halgurd Mountain in Iraq

At just over 3,600 meters in elevation, Halgurd Mountain is one of the few snow-covered peaks in the Middle East that is worthy of summiting. In January, I took a group of eight colleagues on an overnight winter trek in the Zagros Mountains, 170 kilometres northeast of Erbil, Iraq.

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OutdoorUAE
May - June 2017

Marathon Des Sables: Sam's Bucket List Challenge

It’s 02:00 in the moonlit desert and Sam has been running up and down the sand dunes in Morocco for 60 kilometres on the fourth day of the Marathon des Sables when things get ugly.

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OutdoorUAE
May - June 2017

Desert Challenge

The 27th edition of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge, the region’s first World Championship level motorsport event, took place at the start of April, and there was great cause for celebration amongst the UAE and GCC competitors taking part as they outclassed their international rivals.

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OutdoorUAE
May - June 2017

Summer Running in Dubai

Summer is upon us. Embrace it. Enjoy it. Summers in Dubai present many opportunities to improve your fitness and prepare for your next challenge. 

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OutdoorUAE
May - June 2017

Training In The Heat

Having lived in Phoenix, Arizona, for the past three years and recently being in the Middle East, I have had my fair share of training/living in the heat.

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OutdoorUAE
July/August 2017

Alphonse Island: A Tropical Fishing Paradise In The Seychelles

The Seychelles is an archipelago located North of Madagascar, and it mainly consists of small coral islands, atolls and reefs. The Seychelles is known for its beautiful palm beaches, but it is also home to some of the best and most diverse tropical saltwater fly fishing in the world.  

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OutdoorUAE
July/August 2017

Exploring Waterfalls & Wadis

I love exploring new places that I have not seen before; it creates a great sense of adventure and excitement.

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OutdoorUAE
July/August 2017

Kyrgyzstan Winter-Wonderland

2 AM, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan: Stepping out of the airport in the middle of the night, fully loaded with ski bags, two heavy trolleys, backpacks and ski boots in our hands, we were cordially welcomed and immediately surrounded by a crowd of taxi drivers who offered their service.

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OutdoorUAE
July/August 2017

Dubai International Bicycle Exhibition

The Dubai International Bicycle Exhibition makes its debut at the Dubai World Trade Centre from January 12th-13th, 2018 and is gearing up to be one of the most important cycling events in the Middle East. 

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OutdoorUAE
January 2018

Englishwoman Wins Inaugural Spartan Women's Sprint

Jess Towl, a former pro triathlete and an in-demand CrossFit coach, put her extensive experience to use, bagging the top honours at the XDubai, Spartan Women’s Sprint, the first ladies-only Spartan race in the Middle East and Africa region that was held at the Jebel Ali Race Course on December 16.

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OutdoorUAE
January 2018

Urban Ultra - It's Origins In The UAE

Urban-Ultra was founded by a passionate team of women that have made the trail running scene in the UAE a more family friendly, outdoors mad, ultra-distance hungry community of people. How did it all happen? 

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OutdoorUAE
January 2018

Al Dhafra Festival 2017

• Camel beauty tougher than ever to judge• New dagger initiative launched• First Emirati woman in Classic Car competition

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OutdoorUAE
January 2018

Walk 7 Emirates Walked By: Umesh Goel And Devendra Singh

It was Nov 30th 2017, the Martyrs Day. The UAE was gearing up to celebrate its 46th National Day. People were in a holiday mood and busy planning the long weekend. Amidst this festive fervour, there were two Indian expatriates who were thinking a tad differently.

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OutdoorUAE
January 2018

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