Dubai is situated in the southern Persian Gulf, considered as one of the leading cities in the world. It is the most developed and sophisticated city of United Arab Emirates. The city is a friendly option for vacationers with state of the art architecture alongside rich eastern cultural locations.
Points of Interest
At 829.8meters, Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. Its high speed 360 degree elevator whizzes you up giving you a proper view of the city from vantage angles. Night time photos in the centre are also game to keep your social media buzzing and impressing.
Located along Doha road is the Dubai mall. For the best of shopping experience Dubai’s premier mall is a must visit for guests in the city. The centre boasts of an array of side attractions like the ice skating rink, gaming zones, the cinema complex amongst others. The mall plays host to many special events if you are lucky to catch one while in town. You can enjoy music and fashion shows, and other events.
Bastakia (Old Dubai)
Long before all the dredging of seas, and the proliferation of sky scrapers, was a beautiful Persian civilization. To catch a glimpse of those times, the Bastakia is a traditional place to visit. Built in the 19th century, it’s the former home of the wealthy Persian merchants dealing in pearls and textiles. The Bastakia is located in the East of Bur Dubai, you will find intriguing the amazing architecture, arab ceramic artefacts amongst many others.
If you are in born adventurous soul with lots of many to spend . another point to visit is the Burj Al harab.
Food & Nightlife
Savoury cuisines and delectable dishes, Indigo by Vineet with and amazing 4.5 star rating is a must go to for visitors. Another restaurant with and equally amazing rating of 4.2 stars is Social by Heinz Beck..
Dubai recipes to excite your taste buds with incude Al Harees, Falafel, Matchbous (an exotic lamb recipe), and of course Shawarma (popular arab fast food).
I’m sure fun lovers would be itching to learn about Dubai’s nightlife. If you are a fan of live music, jams night and the likes, The Music Room is your scene. You also get to enjoy fancy cocktails and up market pub food. The Music Room opens from 6pm to 3am.
360 degrees is another interesting night life scene with an impressive 4.3 star rating. It’s a circular hotel nightspot, and the dress code for entry is; No Effort No Entry. Also to witness is the roof terrace at the end of the pier. 360 Dubai is located at the Jumeirah beach hotel.
Popular for hosting the iconic Arab Fashion Week, features primarily Demi-couture brands (custom-made high sewing but is more classified under ready-to-wear in the fashion business).
Dubai is home to famous fashion bloggers like Natalia Shustova, Teresa Karpinska and Kat Lebrasse
For your clothing shopping sprees take heed the advice to visit any of Splash clothing store, Symphony or S*uce for best buys.