Category Archives: Must Do Activities

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve – Exploring the Desert Landscape

The large scale rural-urban migration of Dubai in the 1960s is mainly the result of oil discoveries. Since then, the city has seen a spiralling economic growth propelling the country to concentrate mainly on fossil fuels for livelihood. The initial cash surge from oil has resulted in Dubai concentrating on building hotels, developing real estate and realising extravagant attractions such as Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa, souks & shopping malls, beaches, parks and sports cities. Continue reading

Taste of Dubai 2015

Taste of Dubai

The Emiratis are coming closer to conquering cuisines when it comes to food. At the Taste of Dubai festival, they have everything covered on the culinary front. As part of the second Dubai Food Festival, the stalls at the Taste of Dubai celebrate craft, diversity and culture of food in different ways. Learn a few kitchen secrets from celebrity chefs, pen new recipes at a cookery class, participate in beverage tastings or simply spend the day relaxing in the VIP lounge with a glass of champagne. Continue reading

Dubai International Boat Show 2015

Dubai International Boat Show 2013

Dubai International Boat Show is back with an extra dose of entertainment. It is the largest, most anticipated event in the Middle East. A very unique and one of its own kind of marine event, the 23rd edition of the show is all set to touch new heights as it is held at the Dubai International Marine Club from 3rd March until 7th March. Continue reading

Cycling in Dubai

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Cycling in Dubai is not for the faint hearted, considering the car drivers can be quite negligent or aggressive on the main roads. However, the Roads and Transport Authority is planning to implement 850km of cycle tracks in various phases in the next few years, to encourage tourists and residents to use the cycle as an eco-friendly means of transport. Those who are worried about the traffic, take your family to areas which have been specially built for the purpose. Continue reading

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2015

10850250_10152979079382092_3732408926596606008_nEmirates Airline Festival of Literature showcases the intimacy between the written and spoken word. Set against the beautiful backdrop of Dubai, the LitFest, as it has become known, will bring an amazing cast of over 120 authors, writers and speakers from 25 countries, who will promote the love of reading and writing.
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Dubai’s Global Village to Open its Doors in October

Global Village Dubai Collage

The Global Village has finally announced it inaugural dates for exhibitors and visitors from October 5 to March 1, 2014. The popular shopping & cultural extravaganza promises many more novel attractions and surprises this year, with improved participation from Europe and Asia. Continue reading

Dubailand’s Miracle Garden

Dubailand Miracle Garden

No one could have ever thought that flowers like calendulas, petunias and marigolds could flourish in Dubai’s arid desert heat. But, the emirate is a land of spectacles, pursuing the unimaginable – the world tallest’ building, islands floating on water, an inside ski resort with real snow and now a breathtaking garden. Continue reading