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Not to be missed – what to see and do in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

In response to numerous appeals from first-time visitors to various destinations we’ve caved in to the pressure and decided to publish a series of articles highlighting the popular sights actually worth your time in a given city. The tourist traps, you mean? Well, yes and no. Many of the places we cover will be the […]

What You Need to Know About Customs & Cuisine in Dubai

Dubai forms part of the United Arab Emirates, and is a predominantly Muslim country. As such, it is very important to check the rules and guidelines when visiting. Photo credit: M.A.J Photography via photopin cc Dubai Tourism There’s no doubt about it: as the hub for business, wealth and technology, Dubai brings in plenty of […]

Been there, haven’t done that – 5 things you shouldn’t miss in Dubai

This article was written by Grown-up Travel Guide contributor Armand Smith with additional material by Andy Higgs Continuing our mission to inspire and inform Grown-up Travellers we present the latest in our series of articles containing ideas for alternative things to do and see in well-known destinations. We started by sharing our tips on London, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Berlin. Next came Oslo, Paris, Amsterdam, Chicago and Istanbul. We […]