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Ten things to do in Dubai

Dubai never ceases to amaze. From the impressive massive palm frond-shaped archipelagos that can even be seen from outer space to the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, Dubai is a true wonder in its own right. Whether you’re holidaying in Dubai or are on a layover for a few days to break up your […]

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Ten airports you must book a window seat for

Aisle or window? That’s a question I’m sure many of us are familiar with. I’m a big fan of window seats – you’ll know why if you’ve seen any of my Plane Views posts! Whether you’re an aisle or a window person, here are ten airports you’ll want to book a window seat for (arriving, […]

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Dubai: desert to dream

The definition of a desert is: an excessively dry region of extreme temperatures with little or no life. The definition of Dubai is: a fully air-conditioned region of ultimate comfort, overflowing with life. But isn’t Dubai a desert? It is, but an unconventional one. Let us try and define it in more detail. Dry and […]

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