Travel Blogs from United Arab Emirates

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Biggest disappointment of this trip!, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Biggest disappointment of this trip!

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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When we were in Thailand, I received emails from my family stating that I can not go to Yemen.  They said it was just too dangerous and I can not take that risk.  I spent a lot of time researching online to find out what was going on in ...

Desert Safari, Museums and Souks, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Desert Safari, Museums and Souks

A travel blog entry by romero

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6-12-07 Desert Safari, Museums and Souks   Today was an exciting and fun day. It reminded me of New Zealand since we hadn't done anything really exciting since then. But I will start at the beginning and work my way to the climax...hopefully it ...

Dubai to London, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai to London

A travel blog entry by ngjordan

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After a 2 1/2 hour stop in Dubai, to stretch our legs, we were on our way again. Such a clean airport, and while it was very quiet this morning, it is now the busiest airport in the world. A massive duty free area, ready to take your cash, but we only ...

Desert snow skiing...is that possible??? AWSOME!!!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Desert snow skiing...is that possible??? AWSOME!!!

A travel blog entry by romero

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6-11-07 Desert snow skiing...is that possible??? AWSOME!!!   So today in Dubai, was awesome!!! We started the day by having a complimentary breakfast that we didn't have to argue about which was a plus and then we headed to the roof to check out ...

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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So about five hours after leaving Cochi we arrive in Dubai. Talk about going from one extreme to another? As usual we don't have anywhere booked to stay. We did try surfing some websites before leaving India to pick up some last minute 5* deals but soon ...

UAE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

UAE

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... left until this adventure is over, we decided to hire a car and take off into the desert to discover some of the REAL United Arab Emirates out there...... At just £6 a day to hire an economy car with essential A/C it was too good an opportunity to miss. ...

Departure boards, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Departure boards

A travel blog entry by cemewa

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Sitting in the Emirates Airlines lounge at Dubai Airport waiting for flight to Newcastle. 5am. The airport is really a crossroads. Thousands of people from all over the world amongst the lights and duty free shops and hustle and bustle. I am sitting with ...

Sun, sand...more sand...., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Sun, sand...more sand....

A travel blog entry by shmikes

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... and as you drive down the road huge banners portray a new spire that will tower above the skyline in years to come. The Burjal-Arab: A 7 star hotel(I didn't even know these existed!) resembling a huge sail, set on an island that can only be reached by a ...

Gateway to Arabia, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Gateway to Arabia

A travel blog entry by themooners

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Ah the gateway to Arabia. Well, the airport in Dubai anyway. If you like to shop, this is the place. It's 1:30am and the place is packed with people buying while on layover. Pretty crazy stuff but watch out what you look up on the internet. I just had a ...

Visiting outrageous Dubai and the Salem´s family, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Visiting outrageous Dubai and the Salem´s family

A travel blog entry by alexa_scotty

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The flight (part 2), Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

The flight (part 2)

A travel blog entry by lozseex

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I would like to start by saying how cheated I feel. Anyone that knows me or read my last entry knows how much I was looking forward to this free bar on the plane. Well, ladies and gentlemen, it sucks. Drinks are provided at a pace meaning it is only ...

What I learned from this exploring  LF3, Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates travel blog

What I learned from this exploring LF3

A travel blog entry by hamad_77

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   Before I do this exploration, what was I knew about this souq? And when I go to this souq, where do I go? Before this exploration, I knew that this souq sall video games, some women's clothes like " Abaya " and the outside stores. ...

Dubai airport, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai airport

A travel blog entry by jwestman

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Arrived tired but all going well stopped of a mcdonalds for a coffee..... It was a much needed coffee as its a long way from home Audra says she's tired........ I've had 2 hrs sleep in two night but powering on and on and on ..... That's me Mr Westman ...

Some Time to Kiln, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Some Time to Kiln

A travel blog entry by midtowntsl0

... lack of any democratic facets in their governance. The UAE is essentially a monarchy. How it is set up is, there are seven Emirates (States) and there is basically a Sheikh who rules over his own Emirate and the seven Sheikhs get together and elect one as ...

Safari, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Safari

A travel blog entry by izzynowicki

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On Monday evening we went on a safari, including dune bashing (driving fast up and down sand dunes!) riding a camel, belly dancing, BBQ and henna tattoos all in a camp in the middle of nowhere! A very surreal experience but well worth it to experience ...

Trip around in Europe and Canada, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Trip around in Europe and Canada

A travel blog entry by jojoh

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Hi everyone I have decided to create a travel blog so i can share with all of you family and friends which step of my trip!  I hope you will all enjoy my pictures and experiences all through my trip.... The trip is still in planing process but soon ...

So schön..., Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates travel blog

So schön...

A travel blog entry by nixwieweg

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Heute waren wir in der Scheich-Zayid-Moschee. Diese ist die größte Moschee außerhalb von Saudi-Arabien und die drittgrößte der Welt. In der Moschee hängt außerdem der größte Kronleuchter der Welt- importiert aus Deutschland. Was sollen wir ...

A Taste of Dubai's Peak, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

A Taste of Dubai's Peak

A travel blog entry by badrul

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When we were planning the hols, the high point of the agenda was also the highest building in the world. What else, Burj Khalifa. Although KL still has the highest Petronas twin towers, its nothing like being there in person and telling yourself "yep, ...

Down the Rabbit hole..., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Down the Rabbit hole...

A travel blog entry by col.caf

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... when I arrived at passport control to find that all the officers were not dressed as police, but rather in full traditional Arab clothing.  That's a white dress type over throw with an also white head dress topped off with a black loop to keep it in ...

Great EXPATations, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Great EXPATations

A travel blog entry by boehmini

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We've been out of the US for one month, and are now officially residents of the United Arab Emirates! We have our national driver’s license and are leasing a Toyota Corolla (Japanese cars do best in this heat). The process has been slow-moving, but ...

Lazy Day, Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Lazy Day

A travel blog entry by lizzierebecca

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(This is a day late. I'm a teeeesny bit drunk, so this may not be the most coherent thing I've ever written.) Today, I did, uh, nothing. I woke up about 10:00, fell back asleep, then woke up again at 2:00pm when my mum texted me. Yes, 2pm. That's ...

Ankunft in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Ankunft in Dubai

A travel blog entry by aralie

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Von Duesseldorf nach Dubai in 6 ...

read it on postcarddotworld.com, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

read it on postcarddotworld.com

A travel blog entry by traveler_4_life

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You say Hello..and I say Dubai...Dubai, Dubai!!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

You say Hello..and I say Dubai...Dubai, Dubai!!

A travel blog entry by chris-roisin

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... did not find any 6 star hotels in the world. There are thousands of 5 star hotel and then there is the Burj al Arab; a 7 star hotel. How did they decide that this should have a 7 star status? Did someone decide that the facilities obviously were superior ...

First time in the Middle East, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

First time in the Middle East

A travel blog entry by kiyomiran

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... the top of the Burj Khalifa, I saw that only a few parts are crowded with buildings. We took a direct flight from Tokyo to Dubai with Emirates and got them to drive us to the hotel. I slept well on the plane and we landed at 6 am. We got to the hotel by ...

It's raining in Dubai?!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

It's raining in Dubai?!

A travel blog entry by kiyomiran

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Second day of Dubai went a little like this: I can repeat myself a million times about how I love my hotel. Jeffrey and I just cruised around the hotel grounds, jumping into pools and very warm seawater and chilling until the afternoon. The weather is ...

Exploring the Mosque, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Exploring the Mosque

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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A DUBAI FACT The formation of the UAE came after the discovery of huge oil reserves in Abu Dhabi in 1958. Abu Dhabi has about 10% of the world's known oil reserves, which is amazing when its size is considered. This discovery dramatically transformed ...

Wild Wadi Waterpark, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Wild Wadi Waterpark

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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A DUBAI FACT Arabic family names have a formal structure that traditionally indicates the person's family and tribe. Names are usually taken from an important person in the Quran or someone from the tribe. This is followed by the word bin (son of) for a ...

Day 70 - Dubai. Gone too quickly., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Day 70 - Dubai. Gone too quickly.

A travel blog entry by lasthours

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... so we stayed on the beach all day which was much nicer than the pool. Highlight of today though was a trip to the Burj al Arab next door for afternoon tea. Quite pricey but worth it for sure. We booked early in the morning and because they are in the ...

HAPPY., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

HAPPY.

A travel blog entry by brynandnate

Bryn has a full stomach, and went swimming.  This was a great day!  We did not travel much today, but we did visit the ex-pats grocery store, and found Bryn some chocolate soy milk, lactose-free milk, Oreos, soy yogurt and vitamins.  Quite ...

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