For most people, UAE or the United Arab Emirates, means only one particular place – Dubai, the city with high skyscrapers, malls with the size of cities, islands in the shape of palm trees, palatial beach resorts, and indoor ski slopes. Dubai is astounding alchemy of ambitious ultramodern vision and profound traditions wrapped Read More in the starkly redolent splendor of the desert. UAE also offers something more which is away from the glitter and awaits you in a mosaic of diversity in its six emirates – each having its own allure and character. Sharjah in the north is the country’s heritage and art center, while Ras Al Khaimah is famous for its beaches with tons of adventure activities. In the east, fall in love with the Hajar Mountains ti witness UAE without the gloss of the sci-fi era.