Tips & Tricks
Dubai World Cup (Meydan Race Course, Al Meydan Road, Nad Al Sheba, Dubai) – with horses being popular with Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum and throughout the Gulf region (as part of that area’s heritage), horse races are as serious as endeavor here, as hockey is in Canada, and baseball is in America. Held […]
Dinner Cruise — Cruise along the Dubai creek on traditional Arabic Dhows or more modern cruisers and enjoy an especially prepared gourmet cuisine. Various tour groups organize such outings, like “Cruises Dubai” (www.cruisesdubai.net), “Xclusive Cruise” (www.xclusivecruise.com), “Dubai Dhow Dinner Cruise” (www.dubaidhowdinnercruise.net), and others.
Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship (Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, 31A Street, Garhoud, near Dubai International Airport, Dubai) – this is a world class tennis tournament that takes places in this arena every February, and regularly attracts the top names in the tennis world, such as Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin del […]
Wild Wadi Water Park (Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai) — When it comes to excitement, you just can’t get enough at Wild Wadi! For one adrenalin rush after another, try the 80 kms/hr downhill hurtle on the 33 metre high Jumeirah Sceirah; the 1.5 metre high waves at Breakers Bay; the 170 metre […]
Dubai Ice Rink (Doha Street – off 1st Interchange, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai) — The Olympic-size ice rink boasts world-class facilities. Whether you want to learn skating, perfect your technique, play ice hockey, socialise with friends or just have a great time, this spectacular venue is the coolest place to hang out, any time of […]
Ski Dubai (Mall of the Emirates – off of Sheikh Zayed Road at the 4th interchange towards Al Barsha, Dubai) — opened in 2005, Ski Dubai is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East (a 22,500 square meter facility) and offers an amazing snow setting to enjoy skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing, or just […]