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Trip: Dazzling Dubai

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This one's the Capital?

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Wednesday, 13 Oct 2010 | Views [935] | Comments [1]

Any description Abu Dhabi is irrelevant without Lonely Planet's apt description of its position in the UAE: "Dubai is not the capital. Abu Dhabi is. Both are Emirates (like states) and both are capitals of their respective state, but ... Read more >

Dubai: Six Months On

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Tuesday, 6 Jul 2010 | Views [854] | Comments [1]

It’s been almost six months since we arrived here in Dubai; and in just two weeks I’ll be walking down the air bridge and leaving for my first Summer departure, a very common practice here whereby the women leave behind all their ‘Summer bachelors’.... Read more >

Photos: Bahrain

BAHRAIN | Friday, 2 Jul 2010 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: Dubai from the Sky

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Sunday, 27 Jun 2010 | Photo Gallery

A seaplane adventure over the skies of Dubai....
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The Desert Oasis of Abu Dhabi

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Monday, 5 Apr 2010 | Views [624]

Well, I couldn't use the camels having right of way again as the title. That's just flogging a joke too hard. However, it's not really a joke. We did sit behind another car AND a truck while a driver rode his camel, and led another, across ... Read more >

The City that Speeds up for YOU

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Monday, 5 Apr 2010 | Views [591]

Well, not quite the whole city. But the escalators do. Many of them stand still in shopping malls and train stations until you come close enough for it to register your presence. Then, all of a sudden it’s running at full speed right in front ... Read more >

The Land of Hits & Misses

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Monday, 5 Apr 2010 | Views [550]

A few snapshots from some of the craziness and chaos around here. Taxis It's a game of hit or miss with taxis around here. They're relatively cheap on account of bargain basement fuel prices, though you're lucky if you find one who actually ... Read more >

Dubai: In the Beginning

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Monday, 5 Apr 2010 | Views [283]

There was chaos. Sweet, decadent chaos. Brace yourself as you're launched into a city racing to become as big and as bad as the biggest and baddest in the world, but with no real clue as to how to go about it or to sustain itself. Lonely Planet ... Read more >

Photos: City Sights

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Monday, 5 Apr 2010 | Photo Gallery

Snapshots of our city day-trips and adventures
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Deira Creek & Souks

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Monday, 5 Apr 2010 | Views [650] | Video

The souks in Deira are pegged akin to traditional markets in Thailand. Touted as a popular tourist destination and a must-see for all travellers to Dubai, Andrew and I decided we'd make a trip of the adventure and take the day exploring the area. We ... Read more >

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