11things to see and do in Dubai

Hola everyone,

Long wordy and picture heavy post alert πŸ™‚

Location:Dubai & Abu dhabi UAE
Photos:self,florence and patience (we tried)

Been a while since i posted,twelve days is such a long time away from this space and i apologise;blame it on tonnes of work and the fatigue that comes with it.Allow me to introduce a travel category on this platform where i will be sharing with you my dear readers the various places my lust for wander has taken me,i love travelling and experiencing the diversity of cultures,norms and of course the beauty that lies in nature and man-made architecture.
Travelled to Dubai mid last month for a mini vacay and the experience was amaaaazing (high pitch voice) simply out of this world.I managed to visit nine out of this list because Dubai boasts of attractions that will take months of adventure and exploration

Burj Khalifa

Dubai’s landmark building is the burj khalifa,which at 829.8m is the tallest building in the world.The views across the city skyline from this birds-eye are simply staggering and mind blowing
Observarion deck,floor 124 out of 164

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Dubai museum

Dubai’s excellent museum is housed in the Al-fahidi fort,built in 1787.It showcases the mammoth expansion that hit the region after the oil boom

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Dubai creek

Dubai creek separates the city into two towns with Deira to the north and Bur Dubai to the south.The Dhow wharfage is located along dubai’s creek bank which is still used by small traders,some of the dhows anchored there are well over 100 years.We had dinner here on our third day of the visit

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Jumeirah Mosque

Considered by many to be the most beautiful of Dubai’s mosques (i honestly din’t get to see this because my roomate and i overslept(blame it on checking in late and under estimating our tour guide’s punctuality) we were left by the tour bus unfortunately:-) we then had to hustle to get to them which was an experience by itself,riding around from deira where our hotel was located to the CBD with an indian cab driver who was such a story teller and a good tour guide πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

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Dubai mall

This was definitely one of my fav because yeah…i love shopping.Its the city’s premier mall and largest retail,leisure and entertainment destination in the world that provides entry to the burj khalifa as well as Dubai acquirium.Our tour guide mentioned that it would take at least a week to fully exhaust the 1,200 stores which are home to the world’s largest brands.

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Burj al-Arab

The world’s tallest hotel,standing 321m high located on its own artificial island designed to resemble a billowing dhow sail.It’s one of the most expensive hotels in the world with most luxurious suites costing over $15,000 for one night..we saw this from a distance and took pictures πŸ™‚ (our dreams are valid,one day)

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Jumeirah beach

This strip of sandy white bliss is the number one beach destination for taking long romantic strolls β™₯β™₯

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Atlantis,the palm Dubai

Spent an entire day here,will be back for the dolphins β™₯β™₯

Now this topped my list and the activities are officially off my bucket.I got my adrenaline pumping with record breaking rides and slides filled with dark mysterious tunnels that shoved us into the SHARK LAGOON,you heard me πŸ™‚ and incredible water coasters that pushed us to the limit.I felt brave enough to take the ultimate plunge into the leap of faith.I Highly recommend this because it was worth every minute spent
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Desert safari

This tour departs in the afternoon across the desert of dubai with several photo stops.The thrilling ride continued in deflated land cruisers and at some point we stopped to witness a moment.My heart skipped beats as i watched the beautiful sunset,it was a sight to behold,second to none.We had our dinner at the campsite as we watched our belly dancer perform her show around the campfire by starlight as we got some henna design done at no cost πŸ™‚ β™₯

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Ferrari world Abu dhabi

This is a 2hrs 30 min ride fron dubai

The world’s first ferrari branded and largest indoor theme park houses numerous high adrenaline rides including the world’s fastest rollercoaster (formula rossa) with a top speed of 250kmph in a record 4.9 sec wooooah…this was deep,too deep,mind blowing i tell ya’

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Dubai Marina

This is home to the newest and most fascinating buildings characterised by a dramatic skyline of skycrapers and residential apartment blocks that looks particulary impressive when illuminated at night

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What were/are your fav places and activities in dubai,please let me know on the comment section below

Thanks for stopping by..mwaaaah

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About Emilly moraa

My name is Emilly and I love thrifting to bits..welcome to my style world :-)

Posted on November 17, 2015, in Travel and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. Goals. I should be visiting Dubai soon. Cant wait.
    http://www.proudlyelled.com

  2. You are not leaving me behind the next trip dear…..Such a lovely post.Goals!!!

  3. I’ve just commented on someone’s post (proudlyelled.com) how I love discovering the world trough the pictures of bloggers and your Dubai’s pictures made me feel like part of the crew. You look like you had a blast. Dubai (and the rest of the world for this matter is still on my bucket list).

    https:stylishafairs.wordpress.com

    P.S: I still love your fro and I’m still trying to grow my hair long.

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