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Desert Safaris

Desert Safaris — Full day desert safari offers a splendid chance to live the desert experience. A typical Arabian welcome awaits you at a Bedouin campsite followed by camel ride, Dune bashing, belly dancing and more. Various tour groups organize such outings, like “Desert Safari Dubai” (www.desertsafaridubai.com), “Desert Rangers” (www.desertrangers.com), “Desert Safari Tours” (www.desertsafaritours.com), and […]

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Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Souk Madinat Jumeirah (Umm Suqeim, Dubai) — Meandering paths lead visitors through a bazaar-like atmosphere in which open fronted shops and intimate galleries spill onto the paved walkways. The sounds of craftsmen and women at work combine with the aroma from street cafés and boutique restaurants. At Souk Madinat Jumeirah, the emphasis is on unique […]

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Mall of the Emirates

Mall of the Emirates (Al Barsha 1, Dubai) — Shop for that new pair of shoes in a designer boutique, catch the latest Hollywood blockbuster with the luxury of a reclining seat, enjoy a mouth-watering meal with family or friends, brace yourself for an exhilarating ride at the shiny new Magic Planet, glide gracefully down […]

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Ibn Battuta Mall

Ibn Battuta Mall (Sheikh Zayed Road, between Interchanges 5 and 6, Dubai) — Ibn Battuta Mall, the world’s largest themed shopping mall is revolutionizing the retail and entertainment experience in Dubai. Uniquely designed to celebrate the travels of the famous Arabic explorer Ibn Battuta, the exciting mix of over 275 retailers, 50 restaurants and food […]

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Dubai Mall

Dubai Mall (Burj Khalifa complex, Financial Center Road, Dubai) — This is the region’s premier shopping, lifestyle and entertainment destination. With more than 1,200 stores and a host of world-class attractions, The Dubai Mall is revolutionizing the modern shopping experience. With an impressive array of leisure pursuits, this is the ultimate, cutting-edge shopping experience. A […]

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Dubai Festival City

Dubai Festival City (Festival Park, near Al Badia Golf Club, Dubai) — Rising along the banks of the historic Dubai Creek, Festival Centre is Dubai’s unrivalled waterfront destination for style and sophistication, showcasing an exciting selection of prestigious retailers, an international gourmet culture and a world-class entertainment retreat.

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Vu’s Bar

Vu’s Bar (Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai) — The teasing taste of a cocktail made by an award winning bartender. The world laid out at your feet, colored by the golden glaze of the sun during the day, and crisp glitter of city lights at night. A nosh menu that surprises the palate. […]

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Sunstroke

Sunstroke (Dubai Marina, Dubai) – this is actually a party organizer who sets up monthly boat parties (actually, catamarans) featuring various up-and-coming DJs that spin various forms of dance music, including soulful funky House music (a.k.a. “Garage music”). Departures are usually from Dubai Marina. For up-to-date info, go to: http://sunstroke.ae/

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Paparazzi

Paparazzi (Armani Privé, Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa, Dubai) – its very VIP location is enough incentive to put a House music club here. With the Armani name on this club, it’s not a stretch to imagine that virtually all of its patrons are dressed to their “GQ” best. However, its selection of House DJs is […]

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Okku

Okku (The H Hotel, 1 Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai) — The brainchild of resident entrepreneurs Markus Thesleff and Ramzy Abdul Majeed, Sunday evenings are particularly popular due to its DJs sessions of classic House music and retro (Old School dance music) favorites.   Food-wise, this sultry, subterranean nightspot serving sushi and imaginative Japanese dishes and […]