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Inside Background
Unlike many areas where tourists congregate, it seems Dubai’s crime rate is...
Last edited: 12 May 2014
Dubai’s origins go back into the distant past. A rich collection of objects...
Last edited: 02 February 2012
There aren’t too many guidebooks out on Dubai, but as the area grows and...
Last edited: 24 April 2013
Dubai has a unique tropical desert climate, moderated by the sea. Nighttime...
Last edited: 16 November 2013
If you are looking forward to brief information about the tourist city Dubai...
Last edited: 08 May 2014
Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar. It commemorates the...
Last edited: 23 November 2011
Oil has turned the UAE into one of the world’s wealthiest countries and this...
Last edited: 04 September 2008
Here are a few links to a variety of pictures about Dubai. Dubai City Images...
Last edited: 02 July 2014
Dates: In 2012 Ramadan will be approximately from 21/22 July to 20/21 August...
Last edited: 03 January 2012
For those of you heading to Dubai, log onto discover-dub... and register to...
Last edited: 19 May 2014
Here is a link to some travel tips for visitors to the UAE. Traveler Tools...
Last edited: 13 May 2009
Inside Transportation
Here are the links to the Dubai International Airport (DXB) and the Dubai based...
Last edited: 15 September 2013
Maps The first thing one will require for orientation, whether it be for...
Last edited: 02 February 2012
Abra  You must take an abra at least once while in Dubai. These are small...
Last edited: 07 March 2012
One of the most simple and inexpensive ways to get around Dubai is with taxis...
Last edited: 14 May 2014
Dubai is a weird and wonderful place; it’s a huge buzzing metropolis by the sea...
Last edited: 30 April 2012
Inside Things to Do
If you are bored with the commercial, sterile and impersonal parts of Dubai you...
Last edited: 24 July 2011
Dubai’s two climates are hot and very hot. October to March  tend to be the...
Last edited: 08 April 2010
The weekends in Dubai are Friday-Saturday.  Deira on Friday afternoons is busy...
Last edited: 25 June 2014
The Sheikh Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding (www.cultures.ae) hosts...
Last edited: 15 March 2010
The nightlife in Dubai is active, growing and noisy. Get up late so you can...
Last edited: 23 January 2011
Expect little to no art in Dubai. The performing artists are all imports. The...
Last edited: 03 September 2006
High end designer brand stores, mega-malls, gold and spice markets all entice...
Last edited: 22 April 2014
Skiing in Dubai In a single day, the tourist visiting or residents living in...
Last edited: 14 June 2014
If you are spending some time in Dubai you may wish to learn how to dive, or...
Last edited: 25 April 2014
Dubai offers some really satisfying dutyfree shopping...  Police Sun Glasses S...
Last edited: 19 December 2012
If you dont like to spend your holiday time shopping in malls, or sitting in...
Last edited: 04 June 2012
A comprehensive list of shopping centres in Dubai giving details of where to...
Last edited: 11 May 2009
Book your tours with a reputable company. They could offer Group tours or...
Last edited: 25 June 2014
Surrounded by hotels, shopping destinations and entertainment options, the Burj...
Last edited: 15 February 2011
Chillout - The restaurant presents an unexpected blood-chilling spot in the...
Last edited: 11 December 2012
This is one of the mall chains and was the first to open and until recently was...
Last edited: 27 August 2008
Dubai Mall is impressive and seems like a tardis.  It is not complete, but...
Last edited: 14 March 2009
Jumeirah Beach park comes highly recommended having just returned from spending...
Last edited: 28 August 2008
What a brilliant piece of Architecture.  Magnificent and consuming mall with...
Last edited: 27 August 2008
Dubai Miracle Garden is the most beautiful and biggest natural flower garden in...
Last edited: 04 March 2013
You enter the Palm Jumeira on a 6 lane highway bridge while the new metro is...
Last edited: 09 April 2009
There are many small shops in this area with every type of item sold within. Al...
Last edited: 10 July 2006
Inside Dining Scene
Dubai boasts more than 450 restaurants, from Thai to Cajun and everything else...
Last edited: 07 November 2007
Although in many hotels guests have the delight of buffet breakfasts, It is...
Last edited: 06 November 2009
Check out Q.D.'s for a view, though the food is very expensive and not as good...
Last edited: 04 September 2006
All-you-can-eat sea-food buffet. This can be enjoyed on a Tuesday evening, 7...
Last edited: 03 November 2008
The Atlantis has an asortment of restaurants ranging from fine dining with...
Last edited: 06 July 2009
Designed to resemble a billowing sail, the Burj al Arab hotel soars to a height...
Last edited: 02 February 2012
Deira City Center is actually one of the first and largest malls in Dubai. The...
Last edited: 18 June 2009
Inside United Arab Emirates: For Foreign Visitors
The currency of the country is the Dirham with the abbreviation of AED...
Last edited: 21 April 2007
Here are a few links to some English to Arabic language phrases for ALL...
Last edited: 09 March 2008
00 is the International Dial Code you use to call overseas from within UAE and...
Last edited: 08 July 2007
Just a word of warning to people using their cards to purchase goods from the...
Last edited: 08 June 2013
ATMs 
ATMs (AKA cash machines) are fairly well distributed around the country.  There...
Last edited: 04 May 2010
All need to wear respectful c... while going to malls and public places. This...
Last edited: 03 October 2011
This section describes practical things visitors to the UAE need to know...
Last edited: 28 April 2010
Muscat to Dubai for expatriates   Planning on a road trip from Muscat to Dubai...
Last edited: 17 January 2014
March 2012: Information here is for all Canadians doing a cruise with Royal...
Last edited: 15 March 2012