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An aerial view of the Burj Dubai, the world's tallest tower, in Dubai

An aerial view of the Burj Dubai, the world’s tallest tower, in Dubai.



All the clues in this post refer to one Ya’lla Tours destination: Bahrain, Cuba, Egypt, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Oman, Turkey, or United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi and Dubai). 292 more words

Riding the Big Bus in Dubai

Dubai is a city of contrasts. Built originally alongside a Creek, with a history, dating back to the 1790’s, of fishing and pearl diving, with a population of approximately 1,200 residents. 581 more words


Dubai: A Desert Dreamland!

Dubai……The land of the rich………The land of the skyscrapers…..The land of the most ultra modern infrastructure……..The land where petrol is cheaper than water…… The land where sleek top-dollar cars on the road are a common sight……..   730 more words


Postcard 5 from the Arab world – A female solo traveller

From the Bastakia Quarter I wandered over to Al Fahidi fort and then into Dubai Museum, which is hosted inside the fort.

Al Fahidi Fort was built in several phases. 450 more words



Located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf,  Dubai is the most popular city and emirate in the United Arab Emirates. It is one of seven emirates with a multi-cultural population of 2,1 million. 605 more words


What a visit to the creek reveals about Dubai

Leaping onto the narrow timber boat, our knees buckle as it wobbles in the tide from larger craft. The motor roars and we chug across the water, the rapidly rising morning sun blinding our eyes and robbing the Grand Mosque and Rulers Court of their detail. 1,157 more words