Things to do in Sharjah: The Cultural Emirate
From art, culture, museums and mosques to deserts, light festivals and fabulous food there’s an array of things to do in Sharjah, the cultural Emirate and Dubai’s next door neighbour.
Reviewed: The Ritz Carlton Dubai Marina
Reviewed: The Ritz Carlton Hotel, Dubai is located in the Dubai Marina district right next to the chic café-lined JBR Walk. Views stretch over landscaped gardens and the Arabian Gulf.
Five Sides of Dubai
Dubai is diverse. I’ve put together five different characteristics of the city and its surroundings; nature, gastronomy, history, culture and shopping.Here are my top five things to see and do in Dubai.
A Dubai food tour and taste of old Dubai
The best Dubai food tour. We visited markets and souks and crossed the creek; we met traders and local people who shared with us their stories, their passions and spoke to us the ‘language of food’.
Dubai Food Festival – Find your Flavour
I’d never thought of Dubai as a leading gastronomic destination but with over 200 nationalities living in the city there’s a huge culinary diversity and range of flavours including the city’s own Emirati fare and Arabic traditions.
Sky High in Dubai at the Burj Khalifa
Skyscrapers don’t come any taller than The Burj Khalifa. Soaring high into the sky above Dubai at 830 metres to the top it’s the world’s tallest building. Come and take a look…
Dubai is an extraordinary place; home of skyscrapers, deserts and the world’s tallest building. But there’s another side to Dubai and amid the skyscrapers I found a city with an authentic Emirati culture, a rich heritage and a fascinating food scene.
Wherever I go, I always like to have a guidebook, local phrasebook, and old-school weatherproof map in my backpack.
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