Travel Blogs from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai

A travel blog entry by ruudbatta

Dubai, only a stop to switch ...

THE HEAT and the city, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

THE HEAT and the city

A travel blog entry by jaskins82

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... 500 employees. That local is then given payments each year as compensation for his or her labor of signing the documents. Found in Dubai are many restaurants, bars, retail stores that are similar to any other big City. It is easy to find your favorite ...

Shout Out #36, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Shout Out #36

A travel blog entry by hodizzle

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... here." Pointing at the Burj al Arab, "Verrdy nice. You can walk around there, then you can go here, The Mall of the Emirates. More than 5 kilometers of shops and corridors. You like to ski?" "The Burj sounds good. I doubt I'll go to the mall ...

For Katie, my sister, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

For Katie, my sister

A travel blog entry by holyrockthrower

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Alright, kid. I went out to Wild Wadi Water World today, just like you always wanted...and you're welcome to come with me next time I go!  But I warn you, it's not worth the discounted price I paid for it. There are like 2 rides, ...

Happy Anniversary!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Happy Anniversary!

A travel blog entry by holyrockthrower

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This is just a message to my folks back home:  Happy Anniversary!  Man, it's been like almost twenty years!  Seventeen big ones! I can't remember if it's on the 5th, today...or if it was on the 3rd.  Anyway, at least now you know ...

Seinfeld-esque adventure, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Seinfeld-esque adventure

A travel blog entry by holyrockthrower

... self-defeating box I have ever had, and quite frankly, it had better not get lost in the post! I searched all over the city but never did find the keys, by the way.  And was slapped with a massive fine for it.  Thank you, Emirates Post ...

Bargaining and the Burj, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Bargaining and the Burj

A travel blog entry by momoschmidt

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... sun!  Once we got to the train station everything was easy and trains were super modern and clean.  Everything in Dubai is bigger/better/faster/taller than anywhere else on the planet, and that includes the walk from the train station to ...

Chilling out and fried chicken, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Chilling out and fried chicken

A travel blog entry by kimandpercy2004

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... star hotel, elevated walkways, largest advert, building site for the world's tallest building. The Sheiks are really trying to turn Dubai into a giant commercial and tourism center. I am not sure if it will work. Certainly the climate is appalling at ...

A day at a waterpark, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

A day at a waterpark

A travel blog entry by kimandpercy2004

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... large amount of shit. It's another quiet night in Dubai. Went to a rip off - not in terms of price - restaurant in Dubai - called Medzo. Its quite plainly a rip off of the Conran restaurant in London Metzo. When I look at the ashtrays the waiter ...

Final Hours, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Final Hours

A travel blog entry by leedavis

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... had more time to spend posting each day, but our time has been limited due to our crammed schedule. This week in Dubai has been busy, but circumstances also have necessitated us being discerning about what we communicate. We look forward to sharing more ...

Time travelling, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Time travelling

A travel blog entry by forevereast

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... , fastest and most expensive it is worth mentioning that the city uses sewage water to water the trees and bushes. As well the Emirates is the only country that has air-conditioned bus stops. Actually, everything in Dubai except for the air in the streets ...

Back to Abu Dhabi, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Back to Abu Dhabi

A travel blog entry by sarahanddoug

... at the airport looking much more pregnant. It was lovely to see her. We drove back to Abu Dhabi with one of Leanne's friends from Dubai and her baby. After dropping them off, we headed back to Leanne's for a nice dinner and wine. It was SO GOOD to be ...

Going home and Avis strikes again, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Going home and Avis strikes again

A travel blog entry by patandsue

... , (one line for males, one line for females), swapped all our dinars, shekels and Egyptian pounds for US dollars. Needless to say Emirates did not give us our seat requests (thus retaining their perfect score) and we got the two middle seats in the plane ...

Leaving dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Leaving dubai

A travel blog entry by kimandpercy2004

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... us down with presents, and they've been the most gracious hosts. We jump into a taxi to the airport. Massive traffic jam in Dubai, Martin starts to argue with the taxi driver over the route, while Kim tries to hurry the driver up by shouting 'Allah, ...

On Time Arrival, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

On Time Arrival

A travel blog entry by davidmowat

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After an uneventful flight we arrived on time in Dubai. We now remain in transit for three hours or so before catching the shorter flight to ...

Gubai Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Gubai Dubai

A travel blog entry by rileyblog

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Gubai Dubai A very tense time! 0630 - We have arrived at Dubai airport and are on the list for getting a standby flight to Sydney. The airport official told us that the aeroplane is already overbooked by 16 people, but that some might not show up and ...

MALL OF THE EMIRATES & BURJ AL ARAB, DUBAI, United Arab Emirates travel blog

MALL OF THE EMIRATES & BURJ AL ARAB

A travel blog entry by dancejill

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... again at 6 something. Breakfast in bed and then worked on the computer. Our plan for today is to go to the Mall of the Emirates. Went out front of the hotel to catch a taxi just as another young couple were coming to the same spot. We asked if ...

Stamps, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Stamps

A travel blog entry by holyrockthrower

I went to buy stamps today, and it's not an experience I want to repeat often. First I went to the Registrar and asked where I could buy stamps.  The woman at the desk for some reason just couldn't fathom what I meant by "stamps" and kept trying ...

Luxor, Egypt to Dubai, UAE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Luxor, Egypt to Dubai, UAE

A travel blog entry by harry4123

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... camel, sitting on a carpet under date palms eating nomad concoctions. There are still a lot of buildings under construction in Dubai, and incredible projects that have broken ground inland from Dubai, but all the work has stopped and the workers, largely ...

Survived Ramadan, Celebrated Eid, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Survived Ramadan, Celebrated Eid

A travel blog entry by raniroo

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... ; There is one very funny story. My flatmate Jules was on the phone with the Habtoor Grand, one of the finest hotels in Dubai trying to get reservations for Iftar.  the conversation is as follows:  Jules ""I would like to book for the Iftar ...

Remeber to check me out at my other blog site, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Remeber to check me out at my other blog site

A travel blog entry by raniroo

www.dubaidaysarabiannights.blogspot.com ...

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai

A travel blog entry by bartvaneijden

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... and is working out a plan to work in Belgium for the UN. And after 4 days I can imagine why. Finding friends in Dubai is virtually impossible since first of all there are no real social places in the city (except the airconditioned shopping where nothing ...

Today Dubai, tomorrow the world!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Today Dubai, tomorrow the world!

A travel blog entry by holyrockthrower

... toilet that they started asking me questions. I need to explain about the security guards.  We were working in the DIFC--Dubai Investment and Financial Center.  A friend of Julia's has this other friend who is opening a new Latino restaurant, ...

Bye bye Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Bye bye Dubai

A travel blog entry by theresadang

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... ? Awesome!    After the tour, we began our journey to the ACTE educational forum at the Fairmont Dubai. We listened to a diverse panel of travel industry professionals share their knowledge and experiences on topics ranging from how corporations ...

Soaking up the sun, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Soaking up the sun

A travel blog entry by eurobrecks

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... too when we had a swim. After this we were scheduled to be taken on a shuttle bus out to the hotel's beach club. All through Dubai artificial beaches have been created so that hotels can set up clubs on them. There's a pool, a volley ball net and a ...

Two and a Half Arabian Nights, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Two and a Half Arabian Nights

A travel blog entry by travellingross

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Emirates flight from Cairo to Dubai was so smooth and comfortable compared to Egypt Air or the coach bus. Arrived about 1am two days ago and leave tonight at 2:40am, so it is not really a full 3 night stay. Hotel is comfortable & close to the ...

Christmas in the Desert - Dubai Style, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Christmas in the Desert - Dubai Style

A travel blog entry by raniroo

... us, the tree was laden with small gifts for Megan (and a few for me too).  It was an extremely foggy morning in Dubai, which was a little eerie.  We unwrapped them, digging into the chocolate straight away, and then called home to speak with the ...

At the top of the world., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

At the top of the world.

A travel blog entry by jaredandlucas

... was spectacular. We could see the beautiful landscaping of the area surrounding the Burj, large towers nearby (including the two Emirates Towers) that looked like miniature Lego structures, and the coastline, with many of the man-made islands visible. ...

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

A travel blog entry by meganmulray

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... and tourism industry will continue to change over the next 20 years.    Some last minute random facts about Dubai:. -Large global companies need a partnership  with a local travel companies in order to do business here.    ...

Another stop, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Another stop

A travel blog entry by ruudbatta

Switching ...

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