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Dubai is truly a desert splendour located on the Eastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula on the south west corner of the Arabian Gulf is truly a majestic destination in all respects. With rich cultural heritage, generous and hospitable people, beautiful beaches, intriguing desert, man-made architectural wonders, luxurious shopping avenues, extravagant hotels, ambitious and futuristic vision Dubai is truly a bustling microcosm which is peacefully shred by the people from all corners of the world making it truly a global city. So make a plan and fly to Dubai the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, the capital of the Emirates of Dubai and one of the seven emirates making up the country.
Dubai has the most top rated attractions in the world and when you visit them they surely leave you awe-struck. Start your trip to this magnificent city with a visit to Dubai’s landmark building the Burj Khalifa which is 829.8 meters tall and is on the wish list of its visitor. For most of the visitors, a trip to the observation deck on 124th floor to capture the birds-eye view of the city is the must-do while in the city. There is no better place for a Shopaholic other than Dubai. Right next to the Burj Khalifa is the Dubai Mall which has more than 120 stalls and 150 restaurants along with an indoor theme park, an ice rink, a huge indoor waterfall, a giant Aquarium and underwater zoo offer its visitors the most cherished shopping experience. Do visit the Palm Jumeirah which is truly Dubai’s architectural triumph. It is one of the largest artificial islands in the world in the shape of a palm tree. Hire a speed boat at Palm Jumeirah and explore the entire island. Step in the old Dubai’s waterways and souks at Dubai Creek which is the original site where the Bani Yas tribe settled in the area full of historical wealth of the Emirates where you come across a maze of alleyways of gold, spice and textile souks. While at the Creek, a ride across the water on traditional abra is must and offers you wonderful experience of areas rich traditions and cultural heritage.
Dubai has a desert climate and thus remains hot with an abundance of sunshine throughout the year. If you are looking for pleasant weather and less footfall then the best time to visit Dubai is from mid-November to early December and then in the month of March. If you are comfortable with winter temperatures then visit Dubai from December through February as it is the peak season with the thick crowd. The other reason for heavy rush during January and early February is the Dubai Shopping Festival which is among the most awaited festivals in the world.
A holiday trip to Dubai is full of fun and frolic. There are lots of airlines that offer cheap flights from London to Dubai so that you can enjoy a great holiday trip. The prominent airlines include British Airways, Air France, Emirates, Pegasus, Qantas, KLM, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Saudia, Kuwait Airways, American Airlines and Air Astana etc. Among all Qantas Airlines, American Airlines and Emirates are the most frequent flyers on this route. From London to Dubai Monday is the cheapest day to fly whereas Friday is the most expensive one.
Here are a few necessary travel tips for Dubai that helps in hassle-free journey. Don’t pack over revealing and flashy clothes. Women’s clothing is considered indecent if it is short, tight and transparent while men should never walk without a shirt on. Ask before taking a picture. Never take pictures of Muslim women, government offices, buildings, airports etc. Alcohol is legal in Dubai but be careful where you consume it. You can’t drink in public. Drinking and driving are also prohibited here. Public display of affection is very offensive here so stay away from it. If you are visiting Dubai during Ramadan respect the culture and traditions of the place.
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