Dubai is one of the seven states making up the United Arab Emirates and it is located in the Middle East at the crossroads of Asia, Europe and Africa. It is a city of striking contrasts, and exciting destination both for travelers seeking sunshine or thrills and adventure.

Dubai is a shoppers paradise and a sun worshippers heaven. With year round sunshine and temperatures in the the mid 20C in January to over 40C in July & August. Dubai’s popularity as an ideal year-round business and leisure destination is increasing by leaps and bounds as the emirate attracts growing attention from tourists the world over. If shopping is your pleasure, then Dubai is your dreams come true. They have everything for the decerning shopper from some of the biggest and most luxurious malls in the world with all the major designer labels to the traditional souks where you can find great prices in gold and jewelry. Be sure to check out the shopping festivals schedule before you arrive.

Even though Dubai is a muslim country alcohol is available in all the major hotels and resorts, in fact Dubai is quiet a party town.

Must See:

Burj Dubai. The world’s tallest structure and still growing taller every day.

Dubai Creek: where water taxis ply from one side of the creek to the other for less than 15cents.

Camel Racing: Camel racing, a traditional sport, is extremely popular in the Emirates.

Desert Safari : Trips to the desert can be a great way to explore the traditional Bedouin lifestyle.

Burj Al Arab Hotel: The world only 7 Star hotel is designed to resemble a billowing sail. The hotel soars to a height of 321 meters, dominating the Dubai coastline. Best seen at night.

Useful Links:

Dubai Department of Tourism
Dubai City Guide

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