TIME Grand Plaza Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dubai
... is, well, big in Dubai, with plans for the biggest water park, theme park and zoo in the world well under way. Go figure.
Old Dubai is centred around the Creek and the markets are there. We visited the gold souk which was crazy - so many shops, so much jewelry, so much bling. Had to resist buying a pashmina or three...
The Dubai Museum is housed in the Old Fort, the oldest building in Dubai and one that predates ...
Today was our first official day in the ATW80 program. I have learned so much in such little time so far in this trip. I met with a variety of different people from various different fields and I was so impressed by how much information has already been offered, not only about the area, but how the culture of Dubai affects the way business is done.
We started our day off with a meeting about the Business Environment ...
... at all the beautiful gold jewelery then walked back to the metro and caught it to our apartment. We then got ready to go out to the Dubai Mall and the Burj Khalifa. The Burj Khalifa is currently the world's tallest building at 829m tall. We caught the metro to the mall station and had to walk about 1km along travelators in an enclosed glass walkway to get there. The Dubai Mall is massive. It has over 1200 shops, an ice-skating rink, an underwater zoo and the ...
... station where we caught a train to the airport. We got to the airport quite early so we had some lunch and then checked in to our flight and went to wait at our gate. We boarded at 2pm and the flight went smoothly, landing in Dubai about 4 and a half hours later. We are very impressed with Dubai airport - it is very big, clean and efficient. Taking turns to sleep now while we wait to fly out to Perth at 2:55am.
... c czasu na spoglądanie w niebo mamy wystarczająco, a po 4 godzinach mamy go już dosyć). Natomiast to, co się wokół nas dzieje zatrzymuje mi na chwilę oddech, tyle że niekoniecznie w pozytywnym tego słowa znaczeniu. Nie pomaga przeczytany w zakupionym na Okęciu National Geographic artykuł o emigracji zarobkowej do Zjednoczonych Emiratów Arabskich (ale też do Kuwejtu i Kataru), który obrazowo opisuje losy ...
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