Travel Blogs from Dubai
A fantastic day exploring Dubai in the Big Bus day tour. The tour covers the new and old parts of Dubai. The river cruise gives a great insight how important the river was, and still is, in Dubai. The most fantastic parts for me was exploring the 'old' Dubai, the gold souk, the spice souk and the museum. Met Pam on the ...
... hour but once it was ready we were on and gone in seconds. Did I play with all the buttons? Yes I did. We had 3 windows and the seat moved all over the place- well at least up and down!
John watched the Goodwood Revival on the TV, and I for my sins watched "Frozen". We had a couple of glasses of champagne and a very nicely served meal.
By then we ...
... islamic dress. I remembered to bring a large scarf in my carryon and was sure to wrap myself up before entering the airport to avoid any stares. I feel as though I stick out like a sore thumb, and I don't want to offend anyone. While waiting for a train to take me to my terminal, I overheard what I think was a call to prayer around 7:30pm (see video below).
I wish I could have stayed a day/night to experience the city. ...
... not lying!) I was served a meal, this time vegetable biryani, vegetable raita, kaju kesar phirni, something I had never had before: http://cookingwithsapana.files.wordpres s.com/2013/06/image453.jpg, and a token chocolate. The dessert? Sleep, no surprise. Looking back, after the (approximately) 20 hours of traveling, I slept about 80% of the time. I do not think I have slept that much within a 24 hour period ever. (It also helped that there were no ...
Still haven't arrived yet. The in flight movie selection is great, but only for a guy like me that doesn't watch a lot of movies. I saw Pacific Rim and Iron Man 3, both pretty run-of-the-mill action flicks. Pacific Rim is just Independence Day. Seriously, just go watch Independence Day and you won't miss anything besides GlaDOS's voice. IM3 was just more of the same, which is not terrible but certainly didn't push the envelope. I got seated ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Peninsula Hotel Dubai
Other places to stay in Dubai
دبي مارينا, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $244
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النخلة جميرا, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $308
المركز التجاري, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $185
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- Fantastic stay at the Emirates Towers
رأس الخور, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $206
بر دبي, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $70
- Clean but dated accommodation
- GREAT ROOMS, FRIENDLY, HELPFULL STAFF
- Reliable, good value (and some advice for the ladies)
المركز التجاري, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $115
- A great Experience
- It was fab!!
- Outstanding service at plaza
المركز التجاري, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $138
أم سقيم, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $1,292
- Arabian magic
- Warning! Do not entrust your credit card
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1, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $96
- Very pleasant stay
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بر دبي, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $186
- Great service and very friendly
- Have to agree with comments about staff
1, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- Just okay
- I cant fault this hotel - and i'm picky!
دبي مارينا, Dubai | 3 star hotelfrom $153
- Continues to be a great hotel
- Never Again!
- The Excellent Hilton Dubai
المركز التجاري, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $105
المركز التجاري, Dubai | 3 star hotelfrom $106
- Great Place to stay ....
- Not the best!!
- "Treated like a King & Queen"
بر دبي, Dubai | 3 star hotelfrom $52
- Great service
- Great Hotel with excellent service
- Never again
ديرة, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $154
- Gutes altes Hotel
- Purer Luxus zu Weihnachten
- Pure luxury at Christmas
South Al Barsha off Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $130
دبي مارينا, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $145
1, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $413
جميرا, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $268
- Al Qasr one in a million
- Excellent resort hotel! Much better than Mina A' Salam
- Just Superb!
المركز التجاري الأولى, Dubai | 4 star hotelfrom $132
بر دبي, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $77
المركز التجاري الثانية, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $191
- Superb! Fresh and very friendly.
- Business or leisure
- Great business hotel
البدع, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $167
- Service with a smile !
- Very very good!!
- Great hotel
1, Dubai | 3 star hotelfrom $101
- Good hotel.
- Better than I thought.
- Value for money
دبي مارينا, Dubai | 5 star hotelfrom $221
- Staff training needed
- Bigger is not always better!
- Great Location, Needs to improve