A Quick Travel Guide to Visit Dubai

A Quick Travel Guide to Visit Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (B)

After dozens of stopovers in Dubai I finally decided to leave the airport to visit it. I found it all too much.

Of course, I already knew that Dubai involves sand, oil, and unlimited budget surplus, but I was thinking to find a soul… I thought that the historic part of the town would preserve a bit of its past linked to the desert, but I couldn’t find it.

I stayed three days and a half, during which I visited all I could, took taxis, boats, big jeeps and metro lines, passing from the old souk to the Marina, the huge malls, the artificial palm-shaped island and the desert. In short, I have tried to live all that Dubai has to offer, avoiding only to purchase a villa with private beach, a Lotus or a Cartier ring.

The desert safari. The package costs 200 Dhs, but I had the feeling that in reality it is not a fixed price … Very touristic sure, but the magic is there. The light, the colors and the feelings between the sand dunes are special and I recommend you live this experience. I’ll give you more details in a dedicated post. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Quick Travel Guide to Visit Dubai
Guide Location: United Arab Emirates » Dubai
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Silvia Moggia
Read it on Author's Website: https://silvias-trips.com/dubai/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The Al Fahidi Fort
  • Perfume Souk
  • Spice Souk
  • Gold Souk
  • The Diwan Mosque
  • Jumeira Mosque
  • Cultural Center Sheikh Mohammed
  • Dubai Mall
  • Dubai Fountain
  • Burj Khalifa
  • The Burj Al Arab

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