Abu Dhabi, is the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and the largest of the 7 Emirates. Surrounded by beautiful mangroves, which play host to verdant bird life, turquoise waters and an intricate collection of waterways, the Nation’s capital sits off the mainland on an island in the Arabian Gulf, and can lay claim to some spectacular natural as well as man-made scenery. Beneath white-marble domes, the vast Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is breathtakingly beautiful. Along the cities corniche sits the incredible Emirates Palace and for some fast paced action, the F1 grand prix track and Ferrari World are not to be missed. For those of us looking for cultural enrichment a visit to the architectural masterpiece, The Louvre will not be disappointed.