Category Archives: UAE

Dubai Golden Investment Advice

While in Dubai this week I spotted some unusual graffiti. This educated vandal is seemingly torn between becoming a graffiti artist or a financial consultant. Perhaps he/she should stick to the latter as this investment advice could turn out to … Continue reading

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Burj Khalifa Dubai – View At The Top

If you are ever in Dubai with money to spare you can take an elevator ride to the observation decks near the top of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. The VIP tickets (stands for Very ‘igh Price) cost a … Continue reading

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Top 10 Dubai Attractions–No.10, Mall of the Emirates & Ski Dubai

The final place of interest on my list of Top 10 Dubai Attractions is yet another mall, though this is special as it contains a 22,500 square metre indoor ski slope covered with real snow all year round. Here you … Continue reading

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Top 10 Dubai Attractions – No.9, Atlantis, The Palm

The luxurious Atlantis hotel draws coachloads of day-trippers who come to gawp at its striking design and use its facilities, even if most cannot afford to stay there. It is special for 3 reasons: 1. Location. It is situated on … Continue reading

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Top 10 Dubai Attractions – No.8, Madinat Jumeirah

Madinat Jumeirah Resort describes itself as ‘an authentic recreation of ancient Arabia, capturing the natural beauty of the region’. I’m not sure about the ‘authentic’ part – it’s more like an Arabian themed Disneyland – but the owners, Jumeirah Group, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Dubai Attractions – No.7, Burj Khalifa & Dubai Mall

Few people could fail to be impressed by Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. Naturally its height is enormous – at 828m, it dwarfs the second tallest building in the world, Taipei 101 (509m). Its design is clean and elegant … Continue reading

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Top 10 Dubai Attractions – No.6, Beaches

No holiday in Dubai would be complete without spending time on one of the emirate’s lovely sandy beaches. Sea temperatures range from bracingly cool in winter to hot bath-like in summer. A trip to the beach is definitely one of … Continue reading

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