A guide to Bahrain to help you avoid embarrassing cultural faux pas. Includes detailed information on the people and the culture, notes on business and social etiquette and helpful sections on language.
A fantastic city guide that really feels like it's been written by the residents. Focuses on the sights, restaurants and shopping in Dubai with approximately 30 pages on the UAE and Abu Dhabi. Includes good, clear maps.
A colourful, practical guide for the traveller on a budget looking for slightly more selective recommendations than the Lonely Planet equivalent. The maps of this guide still leave a lot to be desired.
11 routes in the Hajar, ranging from gentle 3 hour strolls along falaj irrigation channels to 2 day serious treks, all way-marked and most accessible on day-trips from Muscat. The "book" in fact comprises seperate cards for each walk. Recommended.
A practical yet well-written guide with a decent section on the culture and the history of Oman including sections on mountain hikes and dhow cruises. Everything that a traveller on a budget looking for an independent experience is going to need.