Unapologetic luxury meets time-honoured tradition

Behind the glossy veneer of glass skyscrapers, luxury resorts and world-class theme parks, the UAE’s glitzy capital has a much more authentic side. Explore the culture behind the bright lights in the city’s bustling souks, back-alley sheesha cafes and elaborate mosques. Abu Dhabi offers the authentic Emirati flavour and traditional Bedouin life that is you’ll miss in Dubai.