Dubai is the most populous emirate in the U.A.E. It is a popular tourist destination known for its luxury hotels, shopping malls, desert adventures, extreme sports, and exotic beaches.
The Burj Khalifa literally sticks out in the city’s skyline. Standing at 829 meters, the Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world. It is a popular tourist stop for it’s breathtaking view from the observatory as well as the Dubai Fountain.
Dubai is not only home to the tallest building in the world but also the word’s tallest hotel standing at 321 meters. The Burj al-Arab is also one of the world’s most expensive hotels. However, one can opt to have a meal at the under water Al-Mahara restaurant.
Home to 140 species of sea life, the Dubai Aquarium is must-see. It is set up on the ground floor of Dubai Mall. Activities such as tank snorkeling and glass-bottom boat rides on the tank are popular with tourists.
Dubai Mall is the city’s premier mall. It is the entry point to the Burj Khalifa and Dubai Aquarium. The mall offers plenty of entertainment with an ice-skating rink, a cinema complex, and gaming zone. That and lots of shopping stalls and eateries.
The Dubai Museum is located on Al-Fahidi Fort. It is the city’s premier mall full of Emirate historical and cultural artifacts from weapons to musical instruments.
Dubai desert safaris
The main highlight of a Dubai desert safari is the dune bashing ride on 4*4 SUVs. The ride is quite exhilarating and should definitely be on your bucket list.