Guest Post: UAE: Top Places to Visit for a Dubai Holiday

Gone are the days when Dubai was only known for its desert and camels. Today Dubai has become the world’s largest entertainment destination with entertainment options that are simply out of the world.This summer before you think of any other place to go on a vacation take a look at the following entertainment destinations, and we bet you’ll be packing for Dubai, right away. Advertisements

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UAE: Friday Brunch at The Treehouse, Dubai

It’s Friday, what will you be having for lunch? I’ll probably be having a tuna salad and a diet coke, the same thing I have every day in the office. Yet whilst eating this low calorie, low fat and most definitely low taste meal I’ll be reminiscing about the outstanding al a carte Friday Brunch I experienced at The Treehouse located on the 3rd floor of the Taj Dubai Hotel in Dubai last month………food, glorious food!!!

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UAE: Big Bus Tour, Dubai

Dubai at any time of the year is hotter than my hometown. When we visited at the beginning of May it was already around 42 degrees and it’s predicted to hit over 50 in August! The mere thought of it makes my skin feel funny. Needless to say the heat coupled with the intense humidity makes walking long distances near impossible. So how do you see all the sights this unique city has to offer if you can’t do it on foot?

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UAE: Dhow Dinner Cruise on the Dubai Creek

Dubai Creek is a busy shipping area with more abras (small traditional wooden boats) and dhows (bigger traditional wooden boats) then I could count. Many dhows are used to transport goods (from spices to electrical items) to other countries around the world. However, many are used to host dinner cruises each evening combining sightseeing and tasty food. We had been told that cruising the Dubai Creek is a novel experience and one that you must do when visiting Dubai. Therefore, we decided that it was the perfect thing to do on our last evening. We, therefore, booked the ‘Sindbad’s Journey…

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UAE: The Burj Khalifa – At The Top, Dubai

From the second we booked our flights to Dubai and it was confirmed that we were definitely going I set my sights on going up the Burj Khalifa. The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building the world and has been since 2009, standing at 829.8 m (2,722ft). It is located in Downtown Dubai which is also were we were based at the Taj Dubai, meaning that every morning whilst eating breakfast we could admire it in all its glory. We arrived in Dubai on a Thursday with our tickets for the Burj Khalifa booked for the following Monday and as each…

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UAE: Taj Dubai Hotel

Dubai is a big city so choosing the area that you want to base yourself in is the first decision you must make. As it was our first visit to Dubai we chose to stay in the City area of Dubai at the Taj Dubai hotel, a 5 Star hotel located on Burj Khalifia Street in Business Bay.

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