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Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club - a nice course in the heart of Dubai

If you’ve read my last post, you might have realised that I started to struggle to find good and affordable courses in Dubai for our trip in April. 1,008 more words


Traditional and Cultural Things to Do in Dubai

Photo by Megan Smith via Trover.com

If you want to take home more than just a nice suntan and bags of shopping, consider delving deeper into Dubai’s culture with some of the more authentic activities on offer. 522 more words


Dubai's Desert heritage

Besides the luxury, glamour and consumerism, I was glad to see that Dubai did have a completely different side to it.

Archaeological excavations reveal that the first human settlements in Dubai existed as far back as 3000 BC.  335 more words


#TravelDiariesNiMyrle : In the heart of Old Dubai

The Beauty of Al Bastakiya

Quick Trivia: Thank you Prince Charles ( Yes, THE Prince of Wales) for recommending to preserve this historic neighborhood back in the 1980’s. 830 more words

Dubai Life

Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek is a saltwater creek located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). It ends at Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. Some sources say that the creek extended as far inland as Aland the day was good and bad Ain, and that the Ancient Greeks called it River Zara.[1] Historically, the creek divided the city into two main sections – Deira and Bur Dubai. 369 more words

Dubai Creek

Crossing the Dubai Creek on an abra

The abra is fun to watch as it crosses from one side of the Dubai Creek to the other, from Bur Dubai to Deira.

The abra is a traditional boat made of wood that serves as a water taxi. 183 more words