Travel Blogs from United Arab Emirates

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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Abu Dhabi

A travel blog entry by gajordandk51

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Hello again, I successfully made it to the United Arab Emerites. I stayed with a friend that I grew up with in Georgia. Her husband is currently working there. My trip was very relaxing. They actually live in a villa at a beach resort. I can't say ...

Killing time at Dubai International, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Killing time at Dubai International

A travel blog entry by --frank--

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After a 7 hour flight from Newcastle I found myself with 3 hours to kill in Dubai International Airport before flying to Bangkok and, well, I'm ashamed to admit it, but my first meal on foreign soil was a McDonalds. I panicked. However, I'm ...

Rocking in Dubai airport, Dubai Airport, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Rocking in Dubai airport

A travel blog entry by karanshark

Well - since I have 9 hours sitting around this airport waiting for my flight to Dar, after a while of walking around, I've realized that there really is not much to do here besides read my book, and I'm bored of that. Why does everybody say Dubai ...

Desert safari and a random night out!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Desert safari and a random night out!

A travel blog entry by westy23

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After arriving at the ridiculously busy Dubai Airport we jumped in a taxi and headed for our hotel. The hotel was situated a long way outside the main part of Dubai in what can only be described as the Ghetto! The accommodation was however very nice ...

40,000ft above Iraq, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates travel blog

40,000ft above Iraq

A travel blog entry by gapyearjamie

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I am currently 38,000ft over northern germany, watching Captain Philips. We are over one hour into our flight to Abu Dhabi. We have been informed that, upon our arrival in Abu Dhabi (where we change planes), we will be met by a delegation led by one of ...

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai

A travel blog entry by mogzta

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Back to the Western World, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Back to the Western World

A travel blog entry by robsons

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I finished my course & everyone was very happy (of course!). Took the taxi we'd been using all week out to the airport & jumped on a plane to leave Tehran & return to the Western World. There are so many lovely things about Iran: mostly to do ...

Brunch and a Friday sesh, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Brunch and a Friday sesh

A travel blog entry by larkyontour

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Up at half 8, feeling more used to the 3 hour time difference. Me and Gareth went for a swim before we headed back and got ready for our big day out. They warned me that I might not be allowed in for brunch if I wore my black & white trainers, but ...

Dubai - oh what a city, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai - oh what a city

A travel blog entry by shelleyc

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... for the 9 am tour but unfortunately it was a bit hazy for photos. The highlights were the Dubai skyline, the Burj al Arab and the Atlantis. A fabulous tour that we would recommend.  The tour finished and we found a supermarket next to the marina ...

Wild Wadi water park, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Wild Wadi water park

A travel blog entry by middlemoss

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An epic 7.5 hour day at the white water theme park. The kids reckoned it was in the top three of all the things we've done on the whole trip. No photos unfortunately cuz Brooke and I were having fun too. Ozzie talked us all into going on the scariest ...

Dubai, the city of the rich, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai, the city of the rich

A travel blog entry by andreasxian

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... naar de Ski hall van Dubai! Bizar dat ze midden in de woestijn een skihal hebben! Afijn, hierna hebben we het Burj Al Arab hotel bezocht ( al jaren achterelkaar het beste hotel ter wereld). Helaas mochten we er niet in en ook niet op het privéstrand, ...

Back to Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Back to Dubai

A travel blog entry by jraybrown

Today the ship is docked at Port Rashid we are here for the next 24 hours. We pre purchased the big bus tour tickets and planned to go to souk madinat Jumeirah. Val has been waiting to see this as the reviews online were outstanding. This resort is ...

Depart Rome for Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Depart Rome for Dubai

A travel blog entry by middlemoss

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Lazy morning and pack up our stuff in our little flat in Rome. Señor Luigi gave us a lift to the train station and sent us on our way on another beautiful day in Rome. The short trip to the airport seemed like a breeze until just before we ...

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai

A travel blog entry by hudsondino

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Had a wonderful selection of processed cheeses with our flat bread for breakfast mmmm. Went to another shopping Mall. Thats mainly all there is in Dubai. This one was almost exactly like metro. Even had a theme park thing. Had a nice meal at the creek ...

Souks, crazy big malls, the world's tallest tower!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Souks, crazy big malls, the world's tallest tower!

A travel blog entry by antandrel

After our 2.5 months in West Africa, we thought we would spoil ourselves and booked in for 3 nights at a 4* hotel in Dubai.  We booked a secret hotel through lastminute.com and were somewhat sceptical on the quality of the hotel we would get, we ...

From dollars to desert, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

From dollars to desert

A travel blog entry by dragonrider

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First impressions of Dubai - Wow! this place positively reeks of money! Heading out in a local taxi, which I must say was rather a scary experience, I took a walk around the Dubai Mall. There are over 1200 shops - most of which are ...

One night in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

One night in Dubai

A travel blog entry by aline_and_lukas

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... im dunkelen und obendrei um die Wasserspiele anzuschauen (atemberaubend). So, noch eine Etappe in Dubai am ersten Tag - Burj Al Arab, das sieben Sterne Hotel am oder besser im Persischen Golf. Das ziemlich abgelegene Hotel hat zwar seinen Scharm aber man ...

Engineering Delight Or Environmental Nightmare?, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Engineering Delight Or Environmental Nightmare?

A travel blog entry by diane.reed

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... mobile phones. Draw your own conclusions.   Today we found a book of photos of recent buildings and proposed developments in the Emirates. If only half come to fruition I'll try to return to see them. We also found a huge collection of education ...

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai

A travel blog entry by amydavid

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Trip to the East coast, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Trip to the East coast

A travel blog entry by salmorton01

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Today we decided to take a drive across the UAE to the east coast. After leaving Dubai we passed through several other Emirates and crossed a desert area before reaching the mountains on the east coast. The mountains almost looked like a moon landscape, ...

Italian Shopping Mall and Ski Slopes, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Italian Shopping Mall and Ski Slopes

A travel blog entry by sherondotjohn

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... and lots of Italian murals and aisles that looked like rows of Italian buildings. We then caught a taxi to the Mall of the Emirates. This is also a shopping mall but it has a large ski slope. There was a bob sledge run and all sorts of snow activities. ...

Bangkok - Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Bangkok - Dubai

A travel blog entry by bluenosebilly

Back on the Emirates flight to Glasgow via ...

A Quick Stop, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

A Quick Stop

A travel blog entry by kimber619

We stopped here for two hours whilst we transferred to the next flight. Nothing much to report except for the airport being ...

The adventure has begun..., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

The adventure has begun...

A travel blog entry by chr.rasmussen

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It's past 11 pm and I’m sitting with Haz in our enormous apartment with a view to the Burj al Arab, the only seventh star hotel in the world, and we are both trying to put words on our first day as Management Associates on the ATW80. The morning ...

Biggest, tallest, fastest..., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Biggest, tallest, fastest...

A travel blog entry by chr.rasmussen

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After I wrote my blog yesterday I literally passed out and slept until this morning without waking once. All these meetings and great experiences are demanding a lot of energy – that's for sure. Like yesterday our day started with breakfast at the ...

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai

A travel blog entry by wardenburg

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... photo taken from the hotel looking at the 7 star Bur Jarb Hotel on the waterfront). Also checked out the Ski slope in the emirates mall which leaves the Snow planet for dead!! Took a cruise on the Dubai Creek in a traditional wooden water taxi which was ...

Urlaub in Abu Dhabi mit Papa, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Urlaub in Abu Dhabi mit Papa

A travel blog entry by tabeasommer

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First Day in Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

First Day in Dubai

A travel blog entry by lizzierebecca

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Today was jam packed. We got up relatively late, though to me it felt insanely early due to the 4 hour time difference. We headed off to the Dubai Mall, since that was where the entrance to the Burge Khalifa is. The Burge Khalifa is the 1km high ...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

A travel blog entry by ldanroy

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... of Dubai has been in existence for over 150 years, it was not until after 1971 when the Emirates band together as the United Arab Emirates that Dubai has flourished. With oil money to fill its coffers, the UAE in general and Dubai in specific has had ...

Heritage Museum, Lebanese Flower, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Heritage Museum, Lebanese Flower

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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Today, I went to the Heritage Village by myself because Cynthia had to work.  It reminded me of Jamestown because it's a recreation of an old Emirati settlement before the country found oil.  There are tents and palm frond houses, a mosque, a ...

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