Here you’ll find the latest facts, experiences and ideas for an incredible adventure in Sharjah.
Literature blogger Meghana Rao (@megsblogged) brings you everything you need to know about the upcoming Sharjah International Book Fair – explaining how H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi vision of an “oasis of knowledge and enlightenment” is brought to life through inspiring and internationally-renowned guest authors, actors and speakers. With over 2000 publishers and ranked as the 4th largest book fair in the world it is most definitely a spectacle not to be missed. Get Meghana’s lowdown and plan your visit now!
We all need time to relax and reflect every now and again, and Arwa Doriwala (@sliceofdubai) talks us through why Sharjah Library is the perfect setting to transport you to a place of peace and curiosity. Join her as she explores the magnificent building, where children conjure up their own universes and adults can connect with passions both past and present through the library’s vast selection of reading and research material. Whether a fan of fact or fiction, parent or student read on now to find out why Sharjah Library has all the answers.
Blogger and bookworm Abeer Acero (@lookingforabura) loves nothing more than getting lost in fiction, so join her on her magical mission to find the best locations in Sharjah to disappear into the world of literature. Whether it’s relaxing with your favourite novel to the backdrop of butterflies and birdsong at the Literature Pavilion or diving into the diverse range of books on offer at the numerous beach libraries, Abeer has found something for everyone this winter.
Lauded digital creator Mohammed Azizi (@alphaspotting) breaks down everything you need to know about this year’s festival, from its humble beginnings to the photography powerhouse it is today.
For award winning outdoor photographer Mohammed Almusabi (@mks_1) the sky is the limit when it comes to how he captures the diversity of Sharjah’s landscapes. Discussing his recommendations from cameras to drones he reveals what it takes to capture his stunning and unique images of Sharjah’s rugged deserts and impressive skylines.
Whether you are travelling abroad or looking for somewhere close to home, finding a place that is great fun for families with young children can be challenging! Just a short drive from Dubai, is Al Montazah Parks in Sharjah, offering incredible entertainment for the entire family.
Family Food and Travel Blogger Abigail Caidoy (@cuddlesandcrumbs) explores the epic activities on offer from daily live shows and gaming stations, to the adrenaline-fueled zip line and Cartoon Network cinema. Join Abigail and her family on their memorable day out.
Book enthusiast Ramsha Ahmed (@thebooknookae) chronicles the history of this unique award, from its inception to the internationally acclaimed – and vital global literary platform – it is today, as well as Sharjah’s 2019 achievment.
Architecture graduate and travel blogger Memo Zambrano (@heymemozam) explores Sharjah’s new monument by internationally-acclaimed artist Gerry Judah. Join Memo as he explores the new site and delves into the plans for the exciting House of Wisdom opening in 2020.
Sharjah's ruler His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi officially unveiled Sharjah Mosque at the beginning of Ramadan. Follow celebrated architect Memo Zombrano (@heymemozam), as he explores the intricacies of this new iconic landmark.