Travel Blogs from United Arab Emirates

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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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Departing the ship and heading to our final hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Departing the ship and heading to our final hotel

A travel blog entry by jraybrown

We awoke this morning to the sounds of chimes and calls for guests to depart. We are both happy and sad. we are sad as this is near the end of our trip, and happy to get off the ship explore Dubai and eat some food not from the ship. We said goodbye to ...

LF2  Out side the Green Souq, Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates travel blog

LF2 Out side the Green Souq

A travel blog entry by hamad_77

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   The Green Souq has many stores, but not all of them are inside the building of souq, there are some stores out side. Like vegetables and fruits store, roastery store, also there is a store for bicycles for all ages and a grocery for light ...

Preparing for the Turd World, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Preparing for the Turd World

A travel blog entry by edddadams

Spent the day enjoying western world things... Most of the day was spent by the swimming pool near Stacy and Keith's house. Getting ready for Bangkok. Had a big KFC. Packed out ...

A Night in the deserts, Dubai desert Conservation Reserve, United Arab Emirates travel blog

A Night in the deserts

A travel blog entry by kktong

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We originally planned to spend the morning at Ski Dubai, however looking at the time we felt that we might not enjoy rushing for time. Instead we headed for the Dubai Museum to understand a bit more about the city and how it came about. I thought the ...

Aquaventure, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Aquaventure

A travel blog entry by edddadams

Went to Dubai's largest water park! Probably the best waterpark in the world, had an amazing ...

Now or never: The ticket is booked..., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Now or never: The ticket is booked...

A travel blog entry by k._and_j.

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"A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step." (Lao Tzu) This step is made: We booked our Round the World- Ticket (Thank you Sally!!! You made our travel dreams become true!)  plus a few more tickets to visit more place, more ...

Surprise cake, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Surprise cake

A travel blog entry by steve-claire

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... remaining passengers to board" I was expecting a queue but again we were straight on with no fuss. This was our first time flying with Emirates and so far so good, we made our way to our seats and were very pleased that we were near the back where the ...

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