Where to stay in Dubai – an area guide

Although relatively compact, Dubai can often be confusing for the first time visitor (and expat alike) with the number of different areas that exist and decisions around where to stay. Obviously factors will differ depending…

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Guide to Dubai on a budget – luxury for less

  Following on from Chris’s guide on how to do luxury for less in Barbados (see the full post here), I thought it was worthwhile doing something similar for Dubai. Dubai, like Barbados, is often…

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Top 3 Dubai staycation deals for Summer 2018

  If you live in Dubai you’ll know that the summer is best avoided. Although ideally you’d leave for these months when temperatures regularly top 40 degree celsius, that’s often wishful thinking and not possible.…

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Top 5 long weekend getaways from Dubai – Kate’s wish list

One of the things I love about Dubai is it’s location. Not necessarily being based in the desert (that’s not so fun in the summer), but more it’s proximity to other destinations. Dubai as a…

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How to travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi – overview of transport options

Just over an hour and a half by road from Dubai is the UAE’s capital – Abu Dhabi. Whilst there’s a separate post dedicated to what to see and do in the city to help…

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