York International Hotel
Travel Blogs from Dubai
... so tired I just slept. Im now in the dubai airport where I paid $10 for a coffee and possibly got given fake kenyan money but I have no idea. Im also happy to say that I had my last dream shower, washed my hair and am ready for the kenyan showers consisting of bowls and buckets of water.
... of the Marriott brand. American standards are mandatory and then systematized to the area. The Marriott exemplifies the diversity of Dubai and how they care a lot about their guests and employees- they celebrate every single holiday or festival that is happening around the world at the hotel.
In the afternoon we had meetings at Kanoo Travel. Kanoo Travel is the largest travel management company in the UAE. They are partners ...
... degree hear, appalling living conditions and servitude. A society literally built on this is pretty sick. The massive desalination works have degraded the surrounding waters of the Persian Gulf so much that marine life has pretty much disappeared - just so there can be golf courses in the desert, one might say. I also suspect that westerners thus either see Dubai as either a wonder of modernisation, or a concrete monstrosity involving huge ...
Up until now, I really haven't been wowed by any manmade thing I've seen here in Dubai. It's all been fascinating, but not jaw dropping. Today, that changed.
I had been watching the weather, so I knew it was going to be pretty hot today, and it was. It hit 111* by mid-afternoon and only dropped to 100* in the night. Having that in mind, I had decided to do all of my indoor stuff: ride the Dubai metro, visit the Dubai Mall, and go up to the observation deck on the Burj ...
... I would 100% go back. Beautiful weather, so much to do! Everything is so grand there, the airport is like a palace and the shopping mall has a three storey aquarium! Culturally its very different to anywhere I've ever been, for example all the women are covered up, and as a mark of respect its nice to do the same but at the same time it's very hard to in such heat. However it's an amazing place and would love to go back one ...
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