Seven Sands Hotel Apartments
Travel Blogs from Dubai
... salads, and hot dishes. Interestingly I thought the cuisine seemed a bit mixed- our dhow was Aussies and NZers and I wonder if they tailor the cuisine to 'fit'. There are lots of dinner dhows out on the creek. At various points in the cruise they pointed out significant landmarks, the parliament, the Kings sisters palace. But as its dark, not such good photos. Lovely to see all the night lights, and we enjoyed the evening. There is an upper deck also but no air con ...
... with its citizens...they get free medical treatment and education, they receive free land when they get married and if they can't afford a house to put on it, they are supported in their housing as well. The government also provides each couple with a $20,000 wedding gift. The groom’s family pay for the wedding. Gold is generally given as dowry.
It's tradition that the men ...
... and when I got here, I was very happy with my choice. All around me, the city was bustling with pedestrians and cars, but inside the hotel was serene ambiance. One of the reasons I chose this hotel was because it's not a modern cookie cutter hotel. It has Arabic character even in the rooms. There is a floor-to-ceiling window that overlooks the buildings around, and I can faintly make out the modern Dubai skyline. Not a bad choice at ...
... a couple of counters where everybody seemed to be queuing up to get a visa. I researched all of this previously and was sure that I could just walk straight in, so to speak, no separate visa required. So I kept on walking but half-expected to be turned around and sent back. "Am I supposed to go back and get a visa?" I said to the immigration guy when it was my turn to step forward. This seemed to throw up a red flag to him and he repeatedly asked me, "Why do you think ...
... such as United, Air Charter Services, and other various hotels. It was very interesting to get their perception on the corporate travel industry. We actually set up a last minute meeting with Gennady Gruman, the UAE & Qatar Sales Manager for United.
I went out with him for dinner and discussed the trends in Dubai and trends and changes of the industry as a whole. It was very interesting, not to mention I tried Lebanese food for the first time, and I must say it was ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center