Travel Blogs from United Arab Emirates

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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, ...

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

Dubai - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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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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NO STORY, Map Pin Only. ...

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 ...

Day 113 - 13/6/16 Leaving Asia for Europe, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Day 113 - 13/6/16 Leaving Asia for Europe

A travel blog entry by tmm-mam

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Checking out of the Abu Dhabi hotel this morning we were stung with a 15% tourism tax on top of the room rate we had already paid. We had thought the 20% restaurant service charge tax was bad enough! so a little surprised at this manoeuvre by their ...

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 ...

The Long Journey Home - Part 2, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

The Long Journey Home - Part 2

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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-- Coming Soon ...

Dubai - City Of Perpetual Progress., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai - City Of Perpetual Progress.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... working as cabin crew for the airline made it interesting, as we could closer imagine her day to day work and appreciate that Emirates really is a classy airline and worthy of its many industry awards. The terminal was brand new and we were amused at ...

Beach, Dune Blasting, Camel Rides, Tattoos..., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Beach, Dune Blasting, Camel Rides, Tattoos...

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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Day two in Dubai was the perfect mix. I started off with Breakfast being served to me as if I were some Shieks daughter - this platinum status here is ridiculous. If I even blink, someone is at my side asking if I need anything. And the best part - ...

at work?  I'm dangling my feet in the Persian Gulf, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

at work? I'm dangling my feet in the Persian Gulf

A travel blog entry by kimberlysarna

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Ha! SORRY! But this is incredible! I get here at 9:00 at night, it's 92 degrees. The sand is powder white, the water about 85 degrees, the city behind me looks like it is from a scene out of the Jetson's and I have two camels chillen' by the water 20 ...

transit, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates travel blog

transit

A travel blog entry by jay29

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