Visitors are surprised at how good Dubai's beaches are.
It has the highest per capita income in the world and in just two years the world's eyes will be upon it.
Dubai's Terminal 2 is not pretty, but it does the job.
A challenging desert hike gives away secrets of the universe.
It's all about big here: the world's biggest artificial island has one of the world's biggest hotel-resorts.
Saudi Arabia isn't on the radar of many travellers, but has a very big tourism target: 100 million holidaymakers a year by 2030.
There are no shortage of spectacular museums to visit in Doha, Qatar, the richest nation on earth.
Suddenly there is a large natural pool in front of us, surrounded by palm trees and looking as if it's just dropped out of the sky.