Journals United Arab Emirates

A Couple of Days in Dubai

Created by dkm1981 on April 7, 2013 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews
1 Story

I have to be honest, I didn't fall in love with Dubai itself. It was far too pretentious for me. But that isn't to say that there aren't a lot of great things about it . . .

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Flying to the Middle East and back the long way

Created by dangaroo on November 27, 2012 Best of IgoUgo

5 Stories

A collection of airport reviews from a route I took - Berlin - Tel Aviv, Amman - Sharjah, Sharjah - Yerevan, Yerevan - Vienna, Vienna - Riga

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Scaling heights in Dubai

Created by catsholiday on February 24, 2011 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
1 Story

We spent a few days before and after a cruise around the Gulf area

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Cruising the Gulf

Created by catsholiday on February 14, 2011 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
2 Stories

We took a week's cruise around the United Arab Emirates and Oman on Royal Caribbean's "Brilliance of the Seas"

Geting there: Dubai

Created by MagdaDH_AlexH on July 24, 2010 Best of IgoUgo

3 Reviews
2 Stories

How we travelled to and from Australia



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Trip to the United Arab Emirates

Created by Dagmar Pelzer on June 26, 2009 Best of IgoUgo

5 Stories

I wanted to see this crazy place where everything is possible, where the local population is almost minute in numbers and where foreigners don't rule. Local customs reign, rules are strict, and experiences are incredible.

Dubious Dubai

Created by Ed Hahn on January 6, 2006 Best of IgoUgo

5 Reviews
4 Stories

Visiting friends, my wife, Pam, and I work hard to enjoy this reincarnation of Hong Kong in the desert. We are partially successful. This is a good news-bad news review.

Dubai: Hong Kong Wannabe

Created by Overlander on October 30, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

9 Reviews

Ten years ago or so, Shaikh Mohammed Al-Maktoum of Dubai stated publicly that he wanted Dubai to become the "new Hong Kong." This was no idle boast. This tiny emirate on the Arabian Gulf coast is fast becoming just that. It has glitz, glamour, and extraordinary panache.

Searching for Culture in the UAE

Created by HobWahid on October 26, 2004 Best of IgoUgo

8 Reviews
1 Story

The United Arab Emirates is a nouveau-riche wonderland, a place of monetary excess. It is the land of towering hotels, indoor ski areas, gigantic malls, and islands shaped like trees. However, that doesn't mean there isn't anything cultural to see--you just have to look.

Tale of the Middle East

Created by Zhebiton on July 8, 2010

18 Reviews
1 Story

Luxury hotels, shopping malls, diamonds and gold......... and magnificent sea

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