The progressive city of Dubai has set a futuristic mark on the vision of development and super managerial skills. It’s one of the 7 emirates of UAE and also the business hub of the country. It is quite unbelievable to see enormous skyscrapers in a city that has been carved out in the desert. It’s high raised buildings show credibility and potentiality in the making of a great city!
The city is known for its branded shopping malls, classy architecture and exotic lifestyle of people. Only 10% of the population comprises of locals and rest from other parts of the world. You would always find Dubai new every time you visit it. The city, which understands the importance of development in order to make an opportunistic future for people.
We may not live for hundreds of years, but the products of our creativity can leave a legacy long after we are goneSheikh Mohammed bin rashid al maktoum
Dubai is blessed to have a visionary ruler like Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum who is much concerned about modernizing the city thinking about 2050. Tourism plays a major role in bringing international travellers and engage them with various attractions and entertainments. Trade is rising with a storm of hype, reaching different corners of the world. The airline company Emirates has spread its reach to 159 destinations now and the biggest airline company owned by the Dubai government in the Middle East. With its exclusive services, it’s booming loud in the aviation industry.
173 days of once-in-a-lifetime experience! This year Expo will be hosted by Dubai and the city is well prepared with its plans and promotions. This time Expo will be a blast! You really can’t afford to miss this World Expo which will bring different ideologies, inventions live, futuristic plans and innovations into account. It starts from 20 Oct, 2020 – 10 Apr, 2021…a great opportunity to visualize the upcoming modern world and the future.
You can spend a lovely time in Dubai as there’s a lot to explore in the city. Lots of beautiful parks, amazing theme parks, skyscrapers, shopping malls, and more to make your travel a memorable one.
The City of Gold
The city of Dubai is very famous for its gold! The name has been given because of its massive progress from a sleepy Gulf port back in the 1990’s. Till the time when Oil was found in 1966 and now its the world-famous business hubs. It also has a traditional market– Gold Souk, right in the heart of the old city which comprises more than 300 retailers. The hub for buying gold with various designs…truly extraordinary! You would get to see different artistic designs that are very unique and remarkable.
Moreover, you would always find big cranes in Dubai as construction never stops and it is done in 3 shifts. Its also said that 1/4th of the world’s construction materials are present here. The reason behind which Dubai is also sometimes called “The City of Cranes”.
Lifestyle and Food Habits
Dubai is a peaceful city and people lead a great life out there. Tourism has already been flourished and peaking to the next level. So, a tourist guide is a common profession. Emiratis get various facilities from the government. Moreover, the sponsorship system is a huge benefit for Emiratis, where they become the 51% partner (T&C applied) of the companies setting up business in Dubai.
Dubai police get the most paid salary from the government followed by free education for children, medicals, and other facilities. The reason why there’s no corruption but only strict laws. As a result, the crime rate is 0%. Dubai police are also titled as the world’s richest police because of high tech gadgets and super fast sports cars for the chase.
Fish, meat, and rice are the staple food in Dubai. From crazy delicious kebabs to a variety of tasty salads and mouth-watering biriyani that would give you the taste of Arabic food culture. After that comes the mastery and creativity in combining tastes and the beautiful aroma. No wonders, that dates (dried fruits) are sweet culture of the Middle East. It also plays a prominent role during the holy month of Ramadan where it is eaten after fast and also given as gifts. Dates business is on a huge scale where customization comes in effect to bring varients like…chocolate dates, caramel dates, etc.
A true redefinition of the possibilities of designing and engineering of tall buildings. With a total height of 829.8m (2722ft), the skyscraper is the tallest building in the world and pride of Dubai. Named after the president of UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Over a million tourists from different corners of the world visit the tower monthly. Its a life-time experience and the panoramic view of the city from the observatory deck (148th floor) is just amazing.
It comprises of total 57 elevators and with a speed of 22mph, the new tower Otis elevators are the fastest in the world– just a minute to reach the observatory deck. In total 163 floors which comprises of shops at lower decks, luxurious apartments (AED 5000 per square feet) and telecommunication areas.
Make your Dubai trip worth and complete with a visit to Burj Khalifa and enjoy the view from the top. You would definitely love it!
Adventurous Desert Safari
Dune bashing experience is strongly recommended to make Dubai trip a memorable one. Moreover, its a wonderful safari ride which will take you deep inside the desert over massive sand dunes. Followed by, steep turns and skids which will tend to pop your heart out if its a first-time experience. Enjoy those flits and glides, look alive and feel the desert around. Get your cameras ready to capture the beautiful sights. Post drive comes grand dinner and entertainment– Tahura dance, Fire dance, and the most awaited Arabian belly dance.
Its a gentle ride but still not for pregnant women, someone with back injuries, heart patient and motion sickness. Other than, it always turns out as a wonderful experience for visitors. So give it a go and enjoy desert safari followed by a great dinner.
A place full of scents and colours! Every year from mid-November to May the flowers bloom and become a major attraction in Dubailand. A huge space of 72000 sqm offering a wonderful experience to everyone. It’s a breath-taking scene to see the garden full bloom with over 150 million flowers and plants. Its arranged beautifully in various patterns and themes in different corners of the garden.
The garden was first launched on valentine’s day, 2013 for all couples and lovely people around to spend quality time and feel the colours of life. The garden records more than a million visitors every year and one of those most beautiful, splendid places to visit in the city of Dubai. The first sight of the garden will bring a smile on your face and would tend to make you wonder about such a beautiful and colourful place.
The impossible cannot be where there is perseverance and faith. There is no impossible in life.SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM
The first indoor air-conditioned dolphinarium in the Middle East. A wonderful place to visit with family, friends and spend time enjoying the fabulous dolphin and seal show. Dolphin shows are quite common but for me it was a show with lots of addons which I have never seen before. Pretty sure that you gonna love it!
You can meet and greet the dolphins followed by personal photographs with the friendly trained fins. Interested in paintings? then the dolphinarium conducts an on spot auction for a live painting done by the dolphins. You like it? you can buy it by placing the bid and win it.
A very clever and outstanding move to build the 150m by 105m frame– which retains culture as well plays a role in tourism too. When it comes to Dubai, its very particular about its norms and culture. The frame which has been titled as the world’s largest frame which depicts the development phases of Dubai. The frame is a building where you can go to the top floor and see 2 different faces of the city– old and new Dubai. The exterior wall design is inspired by the Expo 2020 logo. Indeed a brilliant form of architecture!
Truly inspired by the Bollywood and its culture! This theme park comprises of different live shows, 3D movies, exciting and thrilling rides, and delicious snacks to munch. People come and experience the culture of Bollywood followed by dance programs at night on desi Indian music. Comparatively less crowded with that of the other attractions, but end of the day its a good spot to explore, spend some time roaming around the park and enjoy rides and attend shows.
The best way to see Dubai is from aerial view where you can enjoy the sight of the entire palm island, would be able to locate Atlantis, 360° view of Burj-Al-Arab Jumeirah, the world islands, old city of Dubai, enjoy the view of Burj Khalifa and lastly a fabulous experience on a seaplane over Dubai.
Signature tours of Sea Wings are the best where you can enjoy the seaplane ride for 45mins and can get a great view much closer to palm islands and go further towards the city. Takeoff and Landing area – Port Rashid.
The Global Village
A place where you can experience the cultures of 90 countries. Global Village is a multicultural amusement park and a hub for various shopping, tasting mouth-watering delicacies, tasty mocktails and juices. Followed by DJ nights and dance programs. It;s an amazing place for foodies to hop in and taste different cuisines.
It’s a huge park which opens for only 6 months from November to April every year due to weather as its an outdoor shopping. You will definitely enjoy the cultures at the Global Village, just take time in hand to enjoy to your fullest. Its a huge area with numerous shops, food centers, and music areas. So it is better to download the official app for easy mapping.
Dubai has a lot for you than you can imagine!
It’s a wonderful developing city where the rulers are the role models for the people. Plan your trip to Dubai and bring back wonderful memories back home. Make sure you plan out in the right season when the gardens will be remain open and you can enjoy viewing those beautiful flower artworks followed by the global village too.
You can save up to 60% with Dubai Pass which will grant you prepaid access to all new attractions, rides, shows and to theme parks too. You can make your own Dubai experience by choosing from various attractions, things you like to do.