dubai city tours uae

Dubai city tours

Dubai is an astonishing city that offers visitors the chance to explore the modern, luxurious world of Dubai. The city is filled with incredible attractions and sights. Whether you’re interested in visiting one of the many museums within the city or looking at historical sites like Jumeirah Mosque, you’ll find Dubai city tours for everyone’s liking! On one of your Dubai city tours, you can also visit Burj Khalifa, which has been called “The World’s Tallest Building” since 2010 when it was completed. It stands at 2,722 feet tall and has 163 floors!  If you want to get out on …

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Things to do in Hatta on a road trip from Dubai

A weekend road trip from Dubai to Hatta is a wonderful opportunity to spend time with family and friends. Hatta is just a short drive from Dubai and it’s renowned as the city of Gold’s mountainous sister. There are plenty of things to do in Hatta, as you discover spectacular mountains, breathtaking picnic sites, gorgeous hotels and resorts, farmhouses, and amazing natural pools. This city is one of the most popular destinations for road trips in the United Arab Emirates, thanks to its breathtaking mountain vistas and winding roads. Keep reading to learn where it is, how to get there, …

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2 days in Hong Kong itinerary

2 days in Hong Kong itinerary: Asia’s hidden gem on a budget

With an interesting past and a tumultuous present, Hong Kong was and remains one destination worth seeing in Asia. A vibrant mix of east and west, the city has so much to offer that it will be challenging to pick and choose to plan your 2 days in Hong Kong itinerary. An important airline hub, Hong Kong can be visited on a short layover or as a short detour from more tropical places like Da Nang in Vietnam, Bali in Indonesia, or Phuket in Thailand. Keep reading to find out what to do in Hong Kong in 2 days! Getting …

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Spice Islands Indonesia – compact travel guide

There’s no denying that traveling is in a bit of a limbo nowadays, but if you’re ready to take a bit of a different vacation, that doesn’t really have to be the case. We are, of course, talking about private cruises to the Spice Islands, which allow you to visit exotic destinations that have quite a lot to offer. These kinds of cruises are a really nice way to relax for a while, enjoy a change of scenery, and take your mind off things. If this sounds like something you’d like to try out, here’s a destination suggestion – Indonesia …

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eating in chiang mai thailand

Eating in Chiang Mai Thailand vs. North America

Foreigners enjoy their hamburgers, French fries, soft drinks. But when it comes to eating in Chiang Mai, the locals just want to have some rice for every dinner. So after spending most of my life in Canada, why did I end up retiring in Chiang Mai, Thailand? As in every major city, there is an array of fine dining restaurants in Chiang Mai Thailand, appealing to diverse tastes and budgets. Thai people love eating in Chiang Mai. The local restaurants are full of Thais and foreigners eating all sorts of Chiang Mai food. Rather than dealing with the fine restaurants …

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early retirement in thailand

My early retirement in Thailand

Although my retirement in Thailand story began a long time ago, with good and bad, I believe it’s relevant to share this experience with other budget senior travelers like myself. First of all, I think there’s no other place in the world that will give you a bigger bang for your buck. And second, retirement in Thailand will remind you day after day that age is just a number! Every day is an adventure. Just ask me about my first encounter with ladyboys in Thailand! :)) Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that at no …

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The island of Lombok: Full activities guide (Infographic)

Lombok Island is deemed as Indonesia’s secret gem: an entire world of unspoiled beauty waiting to be explored. With thousands of new investors and the consistent efforts of the Indonesian government to transform the island of Lombok as one of the 10 new Balis, the place is quickly becoming the hot spot for development and growth and a priority tourism zone. Posh hotels, swanky eateries, and boutiques are sprouting along with the islands, creating a mass influx of tourists. But that is not all! Modern travelers seeking more than just urban wonders will fall in love with the natural unfiltered …

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