United Arab Emirates Travel Writing and Travel Photography

Dubai - From Stopover to Holiday Hotspot

Dubai - From Stopover to Holiday Hotspot Tags: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

It was the emergence of Emirates Airlines as a major carrier around the turn of the Millennium, that bought the first wave of tourists to Dubai. Eager for a little desert-based luxury en-route to Asia, the Pacific and beyond, and looking to snare a bargain at Dubai's myriad mega malls, visitors lapped up the airline's excellent service and made the most of her expanding route network. Word soon spread and both Emirates Airlines' and Dubai's reputations grew.

Visiting Abu Dhabi on a Budget

Visiting Abu Dhabi on a Budget Tags: United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi is fast becoming one of the most popular places to travel, with an extremely glamorous and luxurious reputation, but that doesn't mean you have to break the bank to have a good time in Abu Dhabi. If you have already removed it from your bucket list and written it off entirely, you might want to keep reading and find out what you are missing. Having spent a lot of time in Abu Dhabi, I can tell you that you really can have an amazing time on a budget; you just have to know where to look. Luckily for you, I'm here to make it that little bit easier.

Photos of Dubai

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Camel - Dubai photo
Shopping Centre Divers  - Dubai photo
Boarding Dhows - Dubai photo
Reception Silhouette - Dubai photo
Silk at the Souq - Dubai photo
Burj Khalifa - Dubai photo