Travel Blogs from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Leaving Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Leaving Dubai

A travel blog entry by peteandmandy

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.....Gone ...

Dubai... that doesn't look like Dubai!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai... that doesn't look like Dubai!

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... I will have to go back to Dubai because apparently you aren't even allowed to leave the airport when you are connecting on Emirates, no matter how long your layover is... I finish catching up on my blog and sleep before boarding another plane headed to ...

Ten hours in Dubai Duty Free, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Ten hours in Dubai Duty Free

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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Our aim was to try and get a transit visa so we could possibly meet a few friends for lunch but once again the 'Curse of the little green book' struck and we were told the only way we would get a visa on arrival would be if we booked a nights ...

Dune Bashing, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dune Bashing

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... belly dancing! Initially we had planned to do a desert safari in Oman thinking it would be cheaper as it is less touristy than Dubai but unfortunately we were wrong. The tours in Oman were five times the price so we headed back to Dubai a day early and ...

Wild Wadi Water World, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Wild Wadi Water World

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... caught a bus out to the Wild Wadi Water World which we had seen on the Amazing Race a few seasons ago. Public transport in Dubai is seriously lacking as after two bus changes we finally arrived close to two hours later. There is a lot of traffic on the ...

In transit, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

In transit

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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Travel tips and closing thoughts on UAE and Oman, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Travel tips and closing thoughts on UAE and Oman

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... the hard sell, there are no beggars or indigent people, and other than the occasional traffic jam, everything runs efficiently. Dubai is quite hot and humid during the summer. Guidebooks say the most comfortable times to visit are between November ...

Under Construction...Dubai City of the Future, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Under Construction...Dubai City of the Future

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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He Said: Prior to the controversy a few months back when a number of US ports were purchased by a Dubai company, Dubai and the United Arab Emirates were certainly not on the radar of most Westerners. That's not a big surprise, it is a tiny nation and ...

Surprise Layover in Dubai?? Well if we have too?!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Surprise Layover in Dubai?? Well if we have too?!

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... our visa requirements over the last few days. We are escorted by an overly talkative and annoyingly pleasant representative to the Emirates holding room where we can get the fees sorted and arrange another flight with the service manager. After finally ...

Under Construction, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Under Construction

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates GMT +4:00hrs "build it and they will come"  - Kevin Costner, Field of Dreams Under construction Dubai, the jewel of the Arab world, is one of the 7 emirates that make up the oil-rich Persian Gulf country, The ...

Exploring Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Exploring Dubai

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... downtown before falling asleep from walking and sun and caught the water fountain display. We were told this was based on the display at the Bellagio in Vegas, but better. Dubai is a slightly competitive city where everything is bigger, longer or ...

Gold, Gold and More Gold, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Gold, Gold and More Gold

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... any tourist information, not for lack of trying and hours of walking in the heat, we decided to head to the Mall of the Emirates. This is the largest mall in the eastern hemisphere. Aside from over 500 shops and numerous food courts it has an indoor ski ...

Ma'salama (Goodbye) Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Ma'salama (Goodbye) Dubai

A travel blog entry by ramdux

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... , eyeing up my bags whilst I was doing the paperwork for them. Airport Taxis Now, here's an interesting fact for you: The Dubai municipality run the taxi's stringently in Dubai. Yet, the taxi's you get in town start at 3Dh (roughly 50p) so you'd ...

Plans Unravelled - New Plans Made., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Plans Unravelled - New Plans Made.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... for a 4 day visit due to leave 2 days after we arrived in Dubai (from South America). We had booked these after Ebony's January Emirates work roster had come out and we knew she would be away for these days but back after wards when we could have some ...

In Transit - NO STORY., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

In Transit - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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A night in Dubai, or Emirates Rules!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

A night in Dubai, or Emirates Rules!

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... like a shopping mall at Christmas even at 1:00 in the morning.  Even better, because we were waiting so long, Emirates gave us a wonderful free buffet meal at its hotel restaurant.  They had chocolate mousse for dessert.  We also got ...

in the airport, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

in the airport

A travel blog entry by annasam

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Hi all, just a quick post to say that we're safely in Dubai and the first leg of the journey went very well indeed. The next is due to commence in about 1hr 30 mins. Got to be quick as we're stealing wifi in some electronics strore in the airport so will ...

Finding my feet in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Finding my feet in Dubai

A travel blog entry by ramdux

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... prohibits it and when it cost 20Dh (GBP3) for just 330ml! Foreign Workers Some facts about Dubai: Population: c.1.5million in United Arab Emirates Percentage of population who are foreign: Very high Country most foreign workers come from: India ...

An architects dreamland.....Dubai!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

An architects dreamland.....Dubai!

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... share.  They brought out bread and hummus and chicken.  It was really good, this was also the cheapest meal we had in Dubai.  While we were sitting there eating, a man and his young son sat down at the table.  I started talking with ...

Dubai - NO STORY., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Farewell UAE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Farewell UAE

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... nbsp;      SPITTING (and associated noises)!          Dubai drivers - aggressive, fast and fearless          Sweaty summers ...

That Amazing Transit Airport, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

That Amazing Transit Airport

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Travel weary and bleary. That describes most everbody in the transit area at Dubai. Somehow though there is a contingent of people who still look a million dollars.They are the ones who hog the on- board toilet towards the end of the flight in economy ...

Dubai is freezing!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai is freezing!

A travel blog entry by ramdux

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... the streets, they're inside or most probably sleeping, which I was informed by a knowledegable taxi driver, is quite acceptable here. Dubai is rich in culture and mutual respect for each other. There is no pushing, shoving or shouting on the streets ...

Dubai - NO STORY., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Going through hell to get to heaven, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Going through hell to get to heaven

A travel blog entry by danblank

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Mainly, I just wanted to leave a posting from Dubai, because, hey, I was there for 11 hellish hours, and when's the next time I'll be in Dubai? So why not? The flight, though, turned out to be a lot more adventurous than I really needed. I got on the ...

Sweating, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Sweating

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... in a crazy 2 week dash in Yemen, Oman and UAE, and I knew my mate Lars would be crazy enough. So flights to Dubai were booked and I arranged flights with Air Arabia to San'a. About 1 month later the security situation in Yemen worsened and I needed to ...

A Day in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

A Day in Dubai

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... Now. Perhaps They Were Men in Black. We left Toronto for India back in mid-January. Our flight had a scheduled stop-over in Dubai. As we left the Toronto terminal building and entered the narrow ramp that led to the door of the airplane a German Shepherd ...

In Transit - NO STORY., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

In Transit - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Dripping in gold and bored to tears, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dripping in gold and bored to tears

A travel blog entry by littleaitch

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... and health and includes the brilliant sentiment "protection from an unpleasant view", which possibly lost something in the translation? Dubai is a way of life rather than just a place. Expat heaven with all the trimmings. The executive housing ...

The BIG idea, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

The BIG idea

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... had been planning to buy a property in Dubai so we could get settled and start a family. Unfortunately the property market in Dubai had other plans for us as property  prices were increasing daily with the apparent supply and demand problems, and by ...

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