Travel Blogs from United Arab Emirates

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

In Transit - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Abu Dhabi - Home Of

Abu Dhabi - Home Of "Phone A Friend"

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... total contrast the shops are full of high end western dress and very filmy, delicate women's night attire and underwear. Emirates must have a lot of opportunities to wear these clothes at home one thinks!   From above the mall looking ...

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

Ma'salama (Goodbye) Dubai

A travel blog entry by ramdux

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A tour of Dubai I met up with an Uncle of mine who took me on an excellent tour of Dubai. He rightly guessed I was interested in architecture and, I was not disappointed, have a look at the pictures of you don't believe me! We went out to eat in a ...

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 ...

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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... 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 and Pakistan. ...

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

An architects dreamland.....Dubai!

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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Arriving in Dubai Airport was certainly different from India!  All the immigration officers had white robes (called dishdash) with Guthra (white headscarf or the red and white checkered) with the Egal which is the black rope that fixes the headscarf ...

Farewell UAE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Farewell UAE

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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 Bye-bye Dubai...   What an opportunity! We came to Dubai early 2005 not really knowing what to expect, we were told all sorts of things about the country and culture which turned-out to be far from the truth. We arrived as newly weds, ...

We are in India (but the bikes are not), Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates travel blog

We are in India (but the bikes are not)

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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We woke up knowing the day ahead was going to be a mission. The first task was to seal up the bike boxes and drag them upstairs.  We then worked on the panniers, the baggage weight limit was a problem and we were worried by how much we were over (at ...

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

Dubai is freezing!

A travel blog entry by ramdux

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Brrrrrrrrrr... Everywhere is cold; taxi's, shops, hotels... of course I'm talking about the abundance of air conditioning around here, its everywhere. However, the heat is not as bad as the common view of this place is. Daily temperatures reach around ...

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

In Transit - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Too much fun at Wild Wadi Waterpark!, Wild Wadi, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Too much fun at Wild Wadi Waterpark!

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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We had really been looking forward to visiting Wild Wadi, it was supposed to be the biggest waterpark in the world.  We met up with the Blake family who drove in from Abu Dhabi.  We had too much fun going down all the water slides.  Our ...

Stop in Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Stop in Abu Dhabi

A travel blog entry by dane

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Before going to New York, Jackie had never been out of Texas that she remembered.  Then after a week in NYC, she was landing in Abu Dhabi in the Middle East.  I reminded her that she was flying over or near Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and ...

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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... , the guy got up and started screaming and shoving his finger in Shady's chest. He said he was being mistreated because he was Arab. There were plenty of other Arabs on the plane, though, this guy was only being "mistreated" because he had lost his mind. ...

Sweating, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Sweating

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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Background Back in April I had been researching places to go on holiday. I hadn't been away properly since returning from travelling for a year so I wanted to go somewhere a little different and exotic. The main criteria was to choose somewhere small ...

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

A Day in Dubai

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... photo was of a naked man, a posing pretty-boy naked man with slicked back hair. A big pink X covered his private parts. 'The Arab world isn't openly into this', I thought to myself as I walked towards the photo. The caption at the top of the photo read, ...

Welcome to the Middle East, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Welcome to the Middle East

A travel blog entry by giuliani242

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... beaches is Markaziyah Park, which has a mosque in the middle and endless gardens and fountains. From there, I walked to the Emirates Palace Hotel (which is a seven-star hotel) and then the marina and heritage Centre with the tallest flagpole in the ...

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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... looks really warranted! A couple of quick airport stories for you. As I was single handedly trying to teach the hoardes of Arab men some proper queuing etiquette last night, I spotted a man coming through with a full load of luggage and a kitchen ...

The BIG idea, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

The BIG idea

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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Its been said that Dubai is a city where big dreams often come true. For us it all started as a crazy idea, not even a dream! One night in early March, while waiting for Inge-Marie, my wife to get ready for dinner with , I randomly flipped ...

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Finally we have saved enough money to runaway ! We broke our journey in Dubai again, and spent our time wondering around areas we havenīt visited before. This mainly involved trying to stay in the shade as much as possible ( we have just spent the ...

It's getting hot in herrr, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

It's getting hot in herrr

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... queue.  It took more than forty minutes of standing in line before we could get a cab. Checked out the Mall of the Emirates...home of the famous middle east ski hill. Ski Dubai is as claimed.  An engineering feat, no doubt...and a tourist ...

I have the BEST sister in the World!!!, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates travel blog

I have the BEST sister in the World!!!

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... I can finally use some of the many scarfs that I have bought, so I can really look like a local!!! Our last week in the Emirates, I still had not found a camera.   I had asked for my parents opinion on what we should do, get my camera repaired or ...

Insanity meets Money, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Insanity meets Money

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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Since Dubai was a stop-over on our way to Germany, we decided to check it out for a few days. In a nutshell, Dubai is crazy expensive and probably one of the most artificial, uncharismatic and wasteful places out there (another version ...

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 ...

Dubai Days And A  New UNESCO Listing., Al Ain, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai Days And A New UNESCO Listing.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... needed clothes and had a road trip with Ebony to see one of the very latest listed UNESCO sight, the first in the Emirates. Ebony's apartment is a haven for us to catch up a bit on our writing and planning and we are made to feel most welcome ...

A Day At The Mall, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

A Day At The Mall

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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Diggy had a plan for us today, starting with a visit to Ibn Battuta mall. Ibn Battuta is the original discoverer/astronomer of the UAE. This mall reminds me of Cesar's in Vegas. The ceiling is painted sky and changes while each wing represents the ...

Show and Tell, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Show and Tell

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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As listed on my cell phone Diggy Singh was my designated CS host in Dubai. He had been great about responding and making me feel confident that all would work as planned once I arrived in Dubai. This was in spite of the fact that the poor guy had been in ...

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