Category Archives: UAE

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Fabulous Friday Brunch at Dubai’s Jumeirah Al Qasr

Brunch in Dubai is not just a meal, it’s an extravaganza of epic proportions, a delicious bacchanal from sunrise to sunset, a piece of performance art, an adventure into the darkest corners of the human psyche. All that, and an

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Fabulous Friday Brunch at Dubai’s Jumeirah Al Qasr

Brunch in Dubai is not just a meal, it’s an extravaganza of epic proportions, a delicious bacchanal from sunrise to sunset, a piece of performance art, an adventure into the darkest corners of the human psyche. All that, and an

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Dubai’s Old Souks & Bazaars

Dubai is not primarily known for its reverence to tradition, but the city still has small pockets of authenticity left. One example is the rich tradition of souqs and bazaars – marketplaces where locals hawk their wares, though nowadays it

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Dubai’s Old Souks & Bazaars

Dubai is not primarily known for its reverence to tradition, but the city still has small pockets of authenticity left. One example is the rich tradition of souqs and bazaars – marketplaces where locals hawk their wares, though nowadays it

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Crossing Dubai Creek

Dubai’s Deira neighborhood and especially the old souq (marketplace) can be something of a hellscape filled with suffering and despair if you’re even close to blonde and fair-skinned, and unfortunately I am as blonde and white as is humanly possible. With

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Crossing Dubai Creek

Dubai’s Deira neighborhood and especially the old souq (marketplace) can be something of a hellscape filled with suffering and despair if you’re even close to blonde and fair-skinned, and unfortunately I am as blonde and white as is humanly possible. With

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New Year’s Eve in Dubai

There’s a certain anticipation preceding New Year’s Eve that is very different from the anxieties of other evenings. Night begins to fall and suddenly this one particular night feels limitless in its capacity, as long as you know how to grab

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New Year’s Eve in Dubai

There’s a certain anticipation preceding New Year’s Eve that is very different from the anxieties of other evenings. Night begins to fall and suddenly this one particular night feels limitless in its capacity, as long as you know how to grab

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Yachting in Dubai

Dubai may just be the perfect city for yachting enthusiasts; even though it is in the desert, it was pretty much made to be explored by boat. The unique coastline of the city is at its best when viewed from sea,

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Yachting in Dubai

Dubai may just be the perfect city for yachting enthusiasts; even though it is in the desert, it was pretty much made to be explored by boat. The unique coastline of the city is at its best when viewed from sea,

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Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is only about an hour’s drive south of Dubai, but the city feels decidedly different from its more famous neighbor. Everything seems calmer, classier, more grown-up. By far the wealthiest of the Emirates, Abu Dhabi isn’t afraid to

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Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is only about an hour’s drive south of Dubai, but the city feels decidedly different from its more famous neighbor. Everything seems calmer, classier, more grown-up. By far the wealthiest of the Emirates, Abu Dhabi isn’t afraid to

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Dubai Marina

The man-made metropolis of Dubai’s Marina neighborhood is awe-inspiring for many reasons. The beautiful green waters of the marina, filled with luxury yachts; the lively Marina walk with its various restaurants, cafés and shops, perfect for people watching; the gilded skyscrapers

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Dubai Marina

The man-made metropolis of Dubai’s Marina neighborhood is awe-inspiring for many reasons. The beautiful green waters of the marina, filled with luxury yachts; the lively Marina walk with its various restaurants, cafés and shops, perfect for people watching; the gilded skyscrapers