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Where to stay in Dubai

Where to stay in Dubai from Budget to High Class Luxury Hotels

Hailed as the most expensive city in the Middle East and one of the top 50 expensive cities in the world, Dubai wows its visitors with luxury shopping, ultramodern architecture, and high-end accommodation options year after year. Known for its skyscrapers, in particular, the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, Dubai is a city that was built to impress. A city that boasts business, tourism, real estate and finance, it’s no surprise that Dubai is one of the most modern and progressive emirates out of the seven that make up the United Arab Emirates (UAE). What is surprising, however, is that despite this, profound traditions remain at the heart of the city’s culture. A city full of ambitious futuristic vision, innovation and a go-getting attitude, you can be sure that you will be entertained with the attractions and sights that are on offer here. From an army of robocops and…
Luxury Travel Guide to Dubai

Luxury Travel Guide to Dubai

Dubai is a city of sophistication and luxury, from the towering skyscrapers which include Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, to the countless shopping malls full of designer fashion. If you’re looking for the epitome of luxury, this is the place to discover it! For those who enjoy the good life, there are many glamourous bars, indulgent spas and hotels that will deliver the royal treatment to their valued guests. Dubai has been dubbed a Disneyland for adults, where you can fulfil all your luxury desires. Dubai was once famed for its jewellery and gold and had a pearl industry which boosted its global fame during the 1900s, unfortunately, due to the popularity of cultured pearls the industry waned. However, oil was then discovered in Dubai which drove huge development. Today, Dubai is a thriving city and has attracted the jet set crowd who flaunt themselves at the…
48 hours in Dubai_ A 2 Day Itinerary

48 hours in Dubai: A 2 Day Itinerary

The United Arab Emirates has come a long way from being a sleepy sea trading post in the desert. These days, you cannot talk about glitz, glamour, opulence and sky scrapers without mentioning this ultra-modern country. The jewel in the crown of this 7-federation country is Dubai; a tourist’s dream. Spread over an area of 4,114 km2, with a population of over 3 million (most of whom are expats), Dubai is chock-a-block with some of the tallest, glitziest buildings and attractions. At the same time, this city retains a connection to quaint, simpler times with museums harking back to its roots and heritage. Long ignored as a destination for travellers, Dubai is fast catching up and making a name for itself as a world-class travel destination. Dubai is now home to jaw-dropping buildings, sky-diving venues, Hollywood movie locations and some of the biggest, most extravagant shopping malls in the world.…
The Ultimate Guide to Dubai

The Ultimate Guide to Dubai

What’s the best way to describe Dubai? In the words of Aladdin, it really is “shining, shimmering, splendid”! From impressive high-rises to incredible cultural sights both traditional and contemporary, there is much to explore in the Emirate. With abundant restaurants and impressive spots for sightseeing, as well as beautiful religious and cultural spots and a vivid nightlife scene, it’s all there...and more! Read on to find out what recommendations we have for Dubai. We guarantee there’s something for every taste, whether you’re an adventurous explorer or a chill-out-seeking introvert. Plan your trip to Dubai Need data for your trip to Dubai? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Dubai: 15…
Dubai, UAE - Tour guide offering tourist camel ride on Jumeirah beach on in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Luxury Dubai Marina skyscrapers in background.

A Dream Holiday in Dubai

Just a few decades ago, Dubai was just a place in the desert. Today it is a metropolis where you can find everything you can imagine. In the past twenty years, hundreds of fascinating and ultra-modern buildings have been built in Dubai. Many wealthy people find their residence in this magical place. Given the situations you can attend every day, the cars you see on the roads, and the luxury that flashes at every step, it may seem that only the rich ones live here. But Dubai is a town for everyone – for a few days, or for a whole life. Those who had the chance to visit this city have gained a lifetime experience. In addition to the traditional Dubai travel packages, this pearl of the Middle East offers something for tourists who want to "pop out" from the template. There are many possibilities for adrenaline addicts, but…
15 Things to do in Dubai for the Whole Family

15 Things to do in Dubai for the Whole Family

Dubai is a city in the United Arab Emirates that has become a playground for the world’s rich and famous. It’s a city of superlatives, with the world’s tallest building, the world’s only 7-star hotel and is working on the world’s largest airport. Dubai’s airline, Emirates is fast becoming a leader in long-haul flights, and offers direct service from Dubai to cities all over the world. Citizens from most English-speaking countries (US, UK, Australia, New Zeland, Canada, etc) can obtain a 30-day visitor’s visa upon entry, making the logistics of visiting Dubai a breeze. Plan your trip to Dubai Need data for your trip to Dubai? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide”…
5 Quirky Restaurants you must check out in Dubai

5 Quirky Restaurants you must check out in Dubai

Unbeknownst to most, Dubai has a pretty buzzing food culture that’s ebbs of the many expats that live there. This is truly an international city, with restaurants serving up dishes from Azerbaijan to New Zealand! From food trucks to local gems, there’s something for everyone. You’d love these 5 quirky restaurants in Dubai. Plan your trip to Dubai Need data for your trip to Dubai? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on Dubai: 15 Things to do in Dubai for the Whole Family Where to stay in Dubai The Ultimate Guide to Dubai 48 hours in Dubai: A 2 Day Itinerary Luxury Travel Guide to Dubai 1. Bookmunch cafe This…