Travel Blogs from United Arab Emirates

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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 ...

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 ...

Burj al Arab Day..., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Burj al Arab Day...

A travel blog entry by chr.rasmussen

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... integrate the feeling of being valuable and confident in their employees and it definitely gave me a strong impression of Emirates' people focus. The confidence showed by Lucia and Dimitris actually seems like a basic and integrated part of Emirates' ...

On to Sao Paulo..., Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

On to Sao Paulo...

A travel blog entry by chr.rasmussen

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Yesterday, when we left the ACTE Education Forum and the Emirates Towers we went back to our hotel and got something to eat, so we could be ready to go out and experience Dubai by night. All other days Haz have been an amazing guide and shown us some ...

Gohil of Arabia, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Gohil of Arabia

A travel blog entry by kalpesh_gohil

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... nbsp; Hotel located within the circuit. Next day went to a mosque which was similar to the Taj Mahal and learnt about the Arab culture.  Then had a drive around the city, a few large buildings and a massive beach.  Not many people around because ...

Dubai, hin und weg!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai, hin und weg!

A travel blog entry by herthaweltweit

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... in der Dropbox. Zum Thema: Nach dem es in Hamburg pünktlich um 15:25 los ging, hieß es erstmal stauen. Staunen über Emirates und den Service. Neben mir hat zwar ein etwas dickerer Inder gesessen, der sich auch ab und zu mal ausversehen etwas zu Breit ...

Explores in Different Ages, Bani Yas, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Explores in Different Ages

A travel blog entry by hamad_77

... know many models of discoveries, even beginners had some explorers. Like when I explore the Green Souq in Abu Dhabi in United Arab Emirates. I learned mew facts about the Green Souq, and here we see the benefits of exploring in explorer life and the ...

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai

A travel blog entry by teamsharry

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... . Went from hanging at the gorgeous beach one day to riding camels in the desert the next to snowboarding in the posh Emirates mall the next! Loved it all, especially seeing the gorgeous Sarah Mills (Kathy's daughter!) Next time will definitely hire a ...

On the Treatment of Women in the Middle East, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

On the Treatment of Women in the Middle East

A travel blog entry by robthurston

... and that I could bring back to my own country in attempts to improve life there. In particular I like and admire the Arab world's abstinence from alcohol and how that translates to safer conditions in scenarios big and small. For instance, I can walk on ...

Day 5, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Day 5

A travel blog entry by sunnyinsomniac

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Chillaxing with my mate gummy at the one and only jetty lounge. ...

May 25, 2013, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates travel blog

May 25, 2013

A travel blog entry by eirantrethowan

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We have lift off... We are flying Etihad for the first time and it has been a pleasant experience the only thing is we feel like we are on a retirees flight, I an calling it the "cocoon" flight.... I am sure everyone will clap when we land that they made ...

Day 1, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by sunnyinsomniac

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Jetlagged all day but manage to meet up with some friends at the marina and then ...

The stopover, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates travel blog

The stopover

A travel blog entry by caitlinnelson

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We arrived in Abu Dhabi for a stopover after 14 hours in the air. The terminal was easy to navigate and they had quite a few curious innovations. Sleeping pods were available (for a price) and people who wanted to smoke all piled into little glass ...

The Land of Luxury, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

The Land of Luxury

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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First full day in the United Arab Emirates and I am hooked! My soul feels both soothed and inspired by the Arabic architecture, sun, desert and even the goods for sale.  The main terminal of the Abu Dhabi airport looks like a Faberge ...

THE Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

THE Burj Al Arab

A travel blog entry by midtowntsl0

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... and a $18 virgin Pina Colada (don't worry they picked up the bill). The decor of Al Saqir was just stunning, noticeably more of an Arab vibe to it, I enjoyed it more then the Burj Al Arab or the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. All in all, it was one not that will ...

My first full day in heels!, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

My first full day in heels!

A travel blog entry by sargamyagnik

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I have always held the theory that being of Indian descent, I was not made to suffer through Canadian winters. That heat and humidity that engulfed me in its entirety the second I stepped out of Dubai airport, only reiterated that for me. And if I was ...

Last day Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Last day Dubai

A travel blog entry by melleeineuro

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Last Day in Dubai. What an amazing place. Definitely recommend a few day stop over for any travelling through to Europe. Bring a neck brace, you will need it after continually looking up at the amazing skyline(s). There are just so many high rises here ...

Dubai on AED 3.50 a day, Dubai, United Arab Emirates travel blog

Dubai on AED 3.50 a day

A travel blog entry by kevinwanders

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Okay, so I'm not sure exactly what happened; I was working on this blog entry offline, and it was over two pages long, yet the file currently has nothing in it. This is, as you will soon find out, dear reader, in keeping with the last day or so. ...

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