Dubai World Cup For many, the Dubai World Cup in March is the social event of the year, when a well-dressed crowd gathers to watch the richest horse races in...more
Essentially a giant freezer attached to the Mall of the Emirates, Dubai's first indoor ski slope has a chairlift to five separate stations, including the...more
The majestic Jumeirah Mosque showcases Islamic heritage and promotes cultural understanding; this is the only mosque non-Muslims are allowed to enter in the UAE...more
Yes, it's built in a desert, but Dubai has plenty of cultivated greens to keep even the best golfers happy; the diehards play at night in summer to avoid...more
In contrast to most of Dubai's shiny new attractions, this small but informative museum near the Creek, a short walk from Bastakiya and the old Textile Souk, is...more
Some of the city's most prominent curators have taken over a repurposed luxury shopping mall at the foot of the Dubai International Financial Center. Have lunch...more
In the desert on the road to the neighboring emirate of Al Ain, the Al Lusali Camel Racing Club track and Dubai Camel Market offer a glimpse into the cultish...more
Cruise down the Creek (the name throws many visitors, but as it's a huge, natural inlet it is technically a creek) at a leisurely pace on a large, traditional...more
Desert safaris are cheesy and contrived but still great fun. Even the most jaded locals grudgingly admit that a dune-bashing safari is not to be missed. A 4WD...more
The world's tallest skyscraper, the Burj Khalifa (formerly known as the Burj Dubai) officially opened at the beginning of 2010. At 2,625 feet high, the building...more
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