Fun Things to do with Your Aged Parents in the Middle East

Aged Parents

It is quite easy to get caught up in day-to-day activities while giving less attention to spending quality time with parents and other aged relatives. Fortunately, there is a vast expanse of activities to engage in which is not too strenuous for aging parents and holds the right amount of excitement for the children concerned. This article will prove vital for those looking to spend time with their parents and relatives.

Bird Watching

Contrary to popular belief, bird watching is a fun activity with the right touch of serenity and curiosity. In the right location, birdwatching captures the watchers’ interest and helps create an avenue for deepening bonds. There are about  884 species of birds with natural breeds peculiar to the Middle East. Interestingly, several places are also dedicated to watching birds in the region. For instance, Lake Burullus in Egypt is perfect for watching species like the Pochards, Boots, Shovellers, and Wigeons. Likewise, the Gulf of Gabes in Tunisia is home to more than two-thirds of the Flamingos. In the Arabian peninsula, the South West Provinces are the natural habitat of rare black Eagles, while the permanent water courses in the Khamis Mushayt area have high concentrations of Storks and Hamerkops


The Middle East is nature’s dwelling place. The region is littered with several cozy and natural spots. There are several places in different countries within the area to spend quality time with parents sitting around a campfire laughing, sharing stories, and having fun with various antics. The Al Quadra Lakes in Dubai puts this into perspective as the artificial lake has become a camp haven, especially during the winter. One must also consider the Wadi Hanifa in Saudi Arabia which is a beautiful expanse of land carved by nature into a valley, making it the perfect place to camp. The Wadi Rum in Jordan is also famed for its Bedouin-styled camping popularity.



Indeed, there is no arguing that the Middle East is home to some of the most beautiful places in the world. It also has the reputation of housing long historical buildings which have existed for centuries. From Petra city in Jordan to Blue Mosque in Turkey, the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, the Dead Sea in Israel, the Burj Khalifa in the UAE, and many more beautiful places for sightseeing. Interestingly, these places have been renovated to include other activities to keep interested high.

Dinner Dating

Some may opine that dinner dating as a fun activity in the Middle East works hand-in-hand with sightseeing. Different unique places offer comfort, good food, serenity, and a chance to bond. Some locations may offer a casual and relaxed setting, while others may be more formal. Some quality restaurants in the Middle East include the Lebanese dinner, Ayamna, the Al Hadheerah, and the Persian restaurant of Enigma.


In the Middle East, it is impossible to go wrong or run out of fun activities regardless of age and gender. The region is an epitome of beauty sprinkled with enjoyable pastimes that will remain in one’s memory for a long time. It is best to know all the required information before you begin the journey to spending quality time with your aged parents.

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