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24 hours in: Dubai

24 hours in: Dubai

Dubai is a destination that offers enough to see and do that you could spend weeks in the multifaceted city and not cross everything off your must-see list. But that doesn’t mean a short visit can’t be satisfying. Due to its location and size of the airport, many travellers find...
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The complete guide to: Dubai travel

The complete guide to: Dubai travel

Whether you’re just visiting Dubai on a short stopover, or you’re thinking of spending several days here, there’s plenty to keep you busy. The ultimate bland of old and new, Dubai deftly straddles the line between modern and traditional, a city where in one neighbourhood you can be surrounded by...
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Things to do in: Dubai

Things to do in: Dubai

Dubai is a city where you can have one foot in the future and one in the past. One day you could be exploring old souks and taking a ride on a traditional wooden boat, and the next, staring up at the tallest building in the world. This is a...
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Iftar feasting in Dubai

Iftar feasting in Dubai

Having spent over 10 years in Dubai, I can say I’m a veteran at navigating Ramadan. It’s unlike anything else. For one, there’s a festive vibe in the air — most offices offer shorter working hours (even for those who are non-Muslim and not fasting), many people are away over...
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Photo of the week: Sandstorm in Dubai

Photo of the week: Sandstorm in Dubai

No this isn’t some cool Instagram filter, this is live from a sandstorm in Dubai! Although somewhat rare, sandstorms are quite an experience! The eerie colour they cast on the city would make you think you were on Mars, not the Dubai Marina. But like a true local, our Dubai team is unphased and still...
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Photo of the Week: The Dubai Skyline

Photo of the Week: The Dubai Skyline

Who doesn’t love a good skyline shot? And especially at night! As one of the swankiest destinations in the world, it’s not surprising that Dubai has some stunning skyscrapers, perfect for photographing when they’re all lit up and reflected in the waters. We love this photo because it simply shows...
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How to master your next stopover

How to master your next stopover

Why visit just one country when a stopover can let you see two for little-to-no extra cost? Many airlines permit a stopover on their transit routes, and making the most of it means you can experience the cafés in Paris or hit up the markets in Hong Kong. Not only does...
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Tips for travellers during Ramadan

Tips for travellers during Ramadan

Travelling to a Muslim destination during Ramadan and not sure what to expect? We’ve got you covered with all the basics you’ll need to know about the holy month. What is Ramadan? Ramadan is the holy month of the Islamic calendar, when all Muslims dedicate themselves to religious thoughts. It’s...
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8 cities we’d rather be in right now

8 cities we’d rather be in right now

Don’t get us wrong, being home for the holidays can be awesome. We love the family, the food, the friends, the food… more of the food. But what we don’t love? The crowds at the mall, the stress of finding the “perfect” New Year’s Eve bash, the anxiety of trying to...
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Travel trivia: December

Travel trivia: December

Want a quick workout for your brain? Test your travel knowledge against our cheeky little travel trivia quiz —2014 throwback edition! The song “We Are One (Ole Ola)” was the anthem for a major 2014 sporting event in what country? Move over Toronto and Dubai. The new record for tallest...
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