When one can find life, business, fun and adventure, all in one city, why would they choose to go anywhere else? And that’s exactly why Dubai, the hub of United Arab Emirates, is one of the most popular destinations for tourists and businesspeople throughout the year.
As soon as one lands and steps into the lavish airport, the sense of liveliness shows itself from every nook and cranny. With its huge, beautifully constructed airport terminals, Dubai is one of the busiest cities for visitors at any time of the year.
With the hustle bustle of the arriving and departing of passengers you get hit by a surge of life happening around you, with no discrimination of race, color and caste. The city is home to all kinds of people. The immigration officials are mostly the Emiratis clad in their traditional white dress called the thawb or thobe. The airport building is stunning, with bright and tall ceilings, beautiful structures and fountains boasting extravagant architecture, One is surrounded by endless branded shops, one feels like they are in high end mall of the west. The lights, the structures and the people, all make you forget the long travels, and you end up enjoying each moment.
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The best part of Dubai is the different means of transportation. At the exit one can find ready access to taxis, shuttles, buses and the train belonging to the RTA. The Dubai airport has a direct path to the Metro Train that runs every five minutes between the departure of one train and arrival of the next. It is the easiest and the most economical way to travel. Apart from Fridays, the Metro Train starts operations from 6 a.m. all the way till 11 p.m., Saturdays through Thursdays and on Friday it operates from 2 p.m. till midnight.
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Dubai has many hotels and they all range from economical to expensive and super luxurious. When travelling to Dubai one can find various options through booking websites like Trip Advisor or Booking.com. Hotels like Radisson Blue and Holiday Inn Express are in the heart of the Dubai Internet City and attract the economical business or leisure traveller. Or one can choose to stay at the luxurious Palm Atlantis for an awesome view of the sea.
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The Dubai malls are one of the best places to visit. Supremely huge and beautifully built, like the airport, one can find all kinds of famous brands in the malls. The Dubai Shopping Festival, which takes place usually from February to March every year, encourages many shoppers around the world to visit Dubai. Every mall has its own charm and each is unique on its own. Filled with amazing food, adventure and shopping experience the malls in Dubai are everyone’s favorites.
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Fun in the City:
Be it adventure in the Dessert or a happening night-life, Dubai provides a flavor for both. There are many things to do for fun like the Dessert Safari, amazing water sports, the beach, entertainment in the mall through ice-skating, aquariums and the night-life that is filled with awesome clubs and bars. Whether you choose to visit the clear blue waters and the white sand beach or the night bars with dance, music and drinks, you are sure never to get bored in Dubai.
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This article was originally posted on Zubrio.com