Looking down on downtown Dubai from the Burj Khalifa. Photo courtesy of Fabio Achilli via Flickr.

Inside the Burj Khalifa, the World’s Tallest Building

Move over Texas! It’s Dubai where everything’s bigger. In the few short years since construction wrapped up, the Burj Khalifa has already become Dubai’s most famous landmark and a bucket-list experience for many a visitor to this Middle Eastern metropolis. Here’s a look at what’s inside the Burj Khalifa.

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February 25, 2014 by
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Sand boards set up for travelers in the deserts outside Dubai. Photo courtesy of Giorgio Montersino via Flickr.

Best Outdoor Adventures in Dubai

Most people come to Dubai for the indoor attractions, the world renowned shopping, sumptuous restaurants, ultra-luxurious hotels and even indoor skiing. Sadly, when you limit yourself to the air-conditioned indoors, you’re missing out one some of Dubai’s best offerings. Next time you’re in the country, get outside and try one of these best outdoor adventures in Dubai.

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January 28, 2014 by
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Dubai Shopping Festival

Dubai Shopping Festival sale sign. Photo courtesy of Ramsha Darbha via Flickr.

It’s no secret that Dubai has become one of the world’s premier shopping destinations — with everything from traditional craft markets to upscale mega malls — and arguably the best time to hit the pavement for some retail therapy is during the annual Dubai Shopping Festival.

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December 31, 2013 by
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Where to Shop and What to Buy in Dubai

Dubai Mall. Photo courtesy of Tab59 via Flickr.

Home to traditional souks and the world’s largest indoor shopping mall, Dubai is a shopper’s paradise, especially if you know where to look. For travelers looking for some retail therapy, here’s what you need to know about where to shop and what to buy in Dubai.

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December 3, 2013 by
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King Faisal Mosque

King Faisal Mosque. Photo courtesy of Nitin Badhwar via Flickr.

Located in Sharjah, the UNESCO-named Arab Capital of Culture in 1998, the King Faisal Mosque is one of the city’s most impressive buildings.

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November 5, 2013 by
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F1 Boat Races in Sharjah

F1 Boat. Photo courtesy of Michael Hicks via Flickr.

Sharjah, the UNESCO-named Cultural Capital of the Arab World, will host host the final race of the Formula 1 Powerboat Championships this December (December 12-13), making it a hot-ticket place to be mid-month. Here’s everything you’ll need to know about the upcoming Sharjah Grand Prix.

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October 8, 2013 by
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