There’s little more enriching than feeling part of the local culture, enjoying events which celebrate customs and traditions, whether they go back centuries or are new additions to a destination’s event’s calendar. We reveal seven event themes and festivals around the world under each.
If the Arabian Peninsula conjures up an exotic mysticism for you, then Ras Al Khaimah UAE will not disappoint. Ras Al Khaimah (often shortened to RAK) is quieter and less glitzy than neighbouring United Arab Emirate state, Dubai, and has only recently started to reveal itself as a holiday destination. But with year-round sunshine, and very affordable luxury hotels, it’s set to become rather popular.