Travel Blogs from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Rubbadubdub two Matts in the Dub-ai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Rubbadubdub two Matts in the Dub-ai

A travel blog entry by raoulray

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... Nepal, one of the poorest countries in the world, we were on our way to one of the richest, the United Arab Emirates and more specifically Dubai, 'the Rubbadub' as my cockney friend 'Cockney Barry' would call it, that lovely rhyming simpleton. It was ...

Are we there yet?, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Are we there yet?

A travel blog entry by samanthamaguire

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So. We are NOT there yet. Seems like a long time since we left, with not a lot of sleep!! Dubai Airport is very impressive, with many 'green' areas, most unAirport like. Boarding in 30 minutes for Casablanca so the Adventure really can begin ...

A week of luxury in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

A week of luxury in Dubai

A travel blog entry by jring

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... and Souqs (Deira) - The commercial port of Dubai with souqs (markets) sellling a variety of goods; the real Dubai. Mall of Emirates - Brand new shopping centre that sells everything, fully air conditioned with its own ski slope!! Waterparks -  Wadi ...

Wow, This is Big!!!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Wow, This is Big!!!

A travel blog entry by willbillsadler

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... with a fine dining, sleeping lounge, kids play room, café, regular lounge, smoking, etc. sections. Everything is complimentary. Unfortunately for me I don't feel like enjoying any of the luxuries, I had breakfast just before landing in ...

1st Day in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

1st Day in Dubai

A travel blog entry by mcgowan

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... the trip is long it was good and went quite fast. We got to watch quite a few movies that we missed at the theatre. Dubai is a very busy place and as you can see from the photos there are a multitude of different types of buildings. As we could not get ...

In the Zoo with Luis & Ines, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

In the Zoo with Luis & Ines

A travel blog entry by mrduss

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... gorgeous and I enjoy very much being in such company for a change (no offense Jean-Noel). On my way to Dubai, flying Emirates allows for a transition between the craziness of the country continent and the craziness of the most luxurious zoo in the world. ...

Departing Manchester.... Arriving Dubai!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Departing Manchester.... Arriving Dubai!

A travel blog entry by hannahproud

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... is huge too!! In the airport there are lots of different types of people and I have heard lots of different languages!! In Dubai they mostly speak Arabic but many people speak English too. Bethany I'm going to the elephant orphange tomorrow morning so I ...

Dubai:

Dubai: "Hello Tomorrow"

A travel blog entry by erinbutler

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... there would be anywhere open for me to get food at when I got to Ahmedabad. So, after exchanging some United States Dollars to some Arab Emirates Dirham, I grabbed myself a chicken wrap and got ready for the flight. Leaving Dubai was bittersweet: I was so ...

1st Day in Dubai @ top of the world!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

1st Day in Dubai @ top of the world!

A travel blog entry by joyce.kwong

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... ; Wrong decision to go there on foot... only 15minutes walk, but got a full taste of the Dubai summer sun!! Continued my journey indoors - the Malls of Emirates, to visit the infamous indoor ski centre (more for kids!).  Then took ...

Learning to Sky Dive in the iFly wind tunnel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Learning to Sky Dive in the iFly wind tunnel

A travel blog entry by africa1213

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Although pretty nervous about doing the iFly skydiving.. mainly due to the stitches coming apart from my hand, and the typical feeling of can I do this. We got dressed in overalls with a tab tucked under our feet, long socks and shoes, earplugs and ...

Framme i Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Framme i Dubai

A travel blog entry by anitah

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... stranden är fantastisk. Helt otroligt att hela geografin härute i "palmen" inte har naturen som skapare utan människan. Dubai är en enda stor byggarbetsplats. Mike heter vår kontakt här på hotellet som står till vårt förfogande för ...

Dubai - Day 4, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai - Day 4

A travel blog entry by kensjunkmail

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... were ambiguous. After 40 mins driving around, we 'happened' to find a car park which might be the place. Unfortunately for Dubai, not many tourists venture out of the city area, so this place was practically deserted (no pun intended) (photo 3). We were ...

By Gum it's Hot, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

By Gum it's Hot

A travel blog entry by lorrog

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... time).So door to door it was exactly 25 hours traveling time. We have a very nice room with a good view of the Dubai Creek Had a late buffet breakfast around 10-30am (6-30pmNZ time) which was first class everything and anything you fancy. Soon after we ...

Getting Close Now, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Getting Close Now

A travel blog entry by karmic

Overnight stop in Dubai. In Monday night, out Tuesday ...

Back to Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Back to Dubai

A travel blog entry by scoonpooh

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... for me (a little over $100 a night). But it was pretty nice with a large room, large bathroom, and a wonderful view over Dubai Creek. I could even see the Burj Khalefa Tower from my room (the world's tallest building). I relaxed for about an hour and ...

Dubai - 'mazing multicultural mega metropolis!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai - 'mazing multicultural mega metropolis!

A travel blog entry by gary_13.

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... Dubai is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and with a population of about 1.4 million, Dubai is the most populous city. Dubai has grown ...

Lost in a Prison Break, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Lost in a Prison Break

A travel blog entry by showme

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The show was for the release of a new television channel in the United Arab Emirates. The channel had secured the rights to air 'Prison Break' and 'Lost' and the event was entirely themed around those celebrated television series. We had a smashed psuedo ...

Back to Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Back to Dubai

A travel blog entry by africa1213

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... both sad and happy. Sad we were leaving our family, Africa and that the 6 months was over and happy to return to Dubai for a relaxing fortnight, the Arabian nights, family and nearly time for home. The flight was fine, just another flight. We landed very ...

... und hallo Dubai!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

... und hallo Dubai!

A travel blog entry by bjoernski

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Alles geht irgendwann vorbei, und so auch dieser Flug. Gegen 5:05 Uhr Ortszeit Dubai (9 Stunden Zeitunterschied zu NZ, also 14:05 für uns) landen wir frühmorgens in Dubai, es ist sogar noch dunkel. Nach quälend langem Anstehen an der Einreise (die ...

Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Burj Khalifa

A travel blog entry by africa1213

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... dwarfs the other building and goes straight into the sky. I couldn't take a proper photo as the building was too tall. Most of Dubai was there waiting for sunset and the water musical dance. It was stunning, watching all the people, the many cameras, the ...

An Arabic Wedding, Dubai Style, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

An Arabic Wedding, Dubai Style

A travel blog entry by suesy6652

Who could refuse an invitation by an Emerati friend to attend her niece's wedding?  Not I.  Jenny and I decided to go together to enjoy this unique opportunity.   We arrived at the designated hotel around 9pm and were seated next to a ...

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai

A travel blog entry by johnandlouise

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Here for 3 weeks on business but lucky enough to spend today with great friends Tory & Matt Shaw at The Palm Jumeirah. Fab to see the guys again after such a long time. Great fun, great food, great ...

2nd day, dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

2nd day, dubai

A travel blog entry by nikki_m_33

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... things in here) to name a few! Back at the room at 23.35 and time to pack as leaving hotel at 6! Yawn, looking forward to another emirates flight for free wine! Not one of us has had a drop of alcohol in dubai, haha. Will try keep this daily blog up, was ...

Dubai - Day 10, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai - Day 10

A travel blog entry by kensjunkmail

After yesterday's key problems... the locksmith is the first port of call in the morning. Mark ducks in quickly to get the keys cut (around 1pm), then we skip over to a shopping centre called Mercuto's for lunch. I didn't take any photos today. Bit of ...

Back in the sandpit again, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Back in the sandpit again

A travel blog entry by raniroo

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The Big Bus tour of Dubai, and a big culture shock, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

The Big Bus tour of Dubai, and a big culture shock

A travel blog entry by harvimalhi

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Day 19 Sun 9th Oct 2005 The Big Bus tour of Dubai, and a big culture shock! I got late for the first bus this morning, it was at 9.15. The next one was supposed to be at 10.15, that's more like it! I didn't arrive till about 10.40 but hey the driver was ...

Flight 3 Addis Ababa to Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Flight 3 Addis Ababa to Dubai

A travel blog entry by nansonderun

I flew from Addis Ababa to Dubai. I have 2 hours before my next flight from Dubai to Singapore. Time to do some shopping - ...

Nachtrag - Fotos aus Dubai..., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Nachtrag - Fotos aus Dubai...

A travel blog entry by bjoernski

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... 'ten in Dubai. Was haben wir alles gemacht: - Shopping in den monströsen Malls von Dubai (Dubai Mall - größte Mall der Welt, Mall of the Emirates - wahrscheinlich die zweitgrößte der Welt). In der Mall of the Emirates ist eine Skiabfahrtshalle ...

This is the end, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

This is the end

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

End of the Emirati adventure. I had spent 10 days there after quiting work, and enjoyed many a place in and outside of Dubai. I met great people, mainly via couchsurfing, but also my ex-colleagues, which were a bunch of very good people. I am very ...

Chocolate ice cream, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Chocolate ice cream

A travel blog entry by getcracken

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... my time in this bustling, racing, mall infested city helped me find an answer or two. An answer I couldn't find elsewhere. Was Dubai and the UAE a necessary chapter in my travel story? Absolutely. I have met many inspiring, energised, positive and happy ...

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