This is one of the most exotic and accessible cities in the world. Often called the Las Vegas of the Middle East, Dubai is a city of superlatives, from the world tallest structure to the highest rated hotel. Now more than ever, it is truly one of the most exhilarating cities to visit. Located in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is a veritable oasis of excitement, attracting visitors from every corner of the globe.
Join Travel Delight Katrina Wright as she shows you Dubai like no one else can. With Katrina as your guide, you’ll:
•Ski indoors in the middle of summer in a city that lacks snow but makes up for it with plenty of ingenuity!
•Visit the spice markets of Deira, where you can buy a number of esoteric spices, including saffron, at a fraction of what you would pay back home; or haggle for a gold bracelet in the jewelry markets just around the corner, where you can find exquisite pieces at an affordable price
•Check out the many malls throughout this shoppers’ paradise, including Dubai Mall, which upon opening in 2008 became the largest mall in the world (with 200 stores dedicated to selling only jewelry!); Wafi City, a shopping mecca specializing in quality items representative of the Middle East; and Mall of the Emirates, one of the glitziest malls in the world
•Or take in some of the city’s sunny skies as you straddle a camel along Jumeirah Beach, where you l feel like you’re riding the way the sheikhs and sultans did in ancient times until you glimpse the skyscrapers of downtown Dubai in the distance.
•Mingle with the gorgeous people at a hip nightclub, where DJs are flown in from around the world to keep the music and the energy flowing nonstop throughout the night.
•Play your best game at Dubai’s most famous golf course.
•Put your feet up and relax while having a puff of shisha or enjoying a belly dancing performance
•Dine on cosmopolitan cuisine, influenced by Moroccan, Egyptian, Syrian, and Lebanese flavors, just to name a few. Or have a quick and tasty shwarma for when you’re on the go.
•Go on a 4-wheel driving adventure to the desert, where you can go ride up and down the sandy dunes and take a crack at skiing down them as well