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40 PHOTOS FROM OLD TOWN DUBAI

A ten minute leisurely walk from Al Fahidi Metro Station to Al Musalla roundabout in Old Town Dubai, could easily transport you back in time. From the future-forward skyscrapers that lord the skyline of Sheikh Zayed Road, to the traditional wind towers of restored settlements made of corals and gypsum, located in Al Bastakiya in Al Fahidi Historical…

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DUBAI : AMWAJ ROTANA JUMEIRAH BEACH

Breathtaking view of Jumeirah Beach from my room at 20th floor of Amwaj Rotana Hotel. It is during the holy month of Ramadan, which usually coincides with summer season in Dubai, that work timings are shortened and huge sale and massive discounts are offered by malls and hotels within the emirate hence, there’s a lot…

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DUBAI : ATLANTIS THE PALM

Forty-degree-Celsius and Arabian sea breeze welcomed me as I alight from the taxi cab to the facade of one of UAE’s pride. With my backpack and trolley in tow, I walked towards the lobby and saw long queues. The remarkable lines of people from countries that I’m sure I haven’t been to, were comparable to those…

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ITALIAN DINING AT PAX RISTORANTE & LOUNGE, DUSIT THANI DUBAI

Italy is one of the countries inscribed in my bucket list and I know I’ll set foot in Milan, Rome, Venice, Florence soon. And in Northern Italy, I’ll never stop wanting and aiming until I experience at least a day or two in Manarola! Have you been? Speaking of Northern Italy, I had the pleasure to be…

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TEN RANDOM REASONS WHY YOU MUST DINE IN ZURI RESTAURANT WHEN YOU’RE IN DUBAI.

After a long and tiring day at work, I attended to an invitation from Zuri Restaurant through my fellow Filipino-UAE-based-blogger, Carla (My Yellow Bells). We came with another blogger-friend, Sheila (AB and Me), and shared the same table with Sarah (On Cloud Zen).  I arrived at Zuri with my pockets emptied of great expectations, however, I went home with stretched gastric mucosa and a wide smile…

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JUMEIRAH BEACH, DUBAI | CAMELS AND SANDCASTLES

30 March 2014, Sunday, Dubai, UAE.  Upon knowing that the sandcastles are still installed in Jumeirah Beach, a public beach right in front of the upscale shopping and dining center, The Walk-at-JBR, and right across the Jumeirah Beach Residences, I decided to go for my second visit (I missed them when I went there a…

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AL RAS, DUBAI | SPICE, HERB & GOLD SOUKS, & HERITAGE HOUSE

Going to public markets is one of the best ways to know and learn about a place. It’s always an engaging experience to look and stroll around, see what shopkeepers offer in their stalls that more often than not, reflects their culture, lifestyle, history apart from daily necessities. The experience usually gets better when travelers…

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DUBAI MIRACLE GARDEN

Twenty-eight degrees. 9th of March 2014. Sunny Sunday. While most people in UAE began their new work week (Yes, work days here starts Sunday-Thursday and UAE weekends are celebrated every Fridays & Saturdays), I made an effort to be in the middle of the desert where they grow and maintain millions of flowers in vibrant…

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DUBAI | TRAVELING INSIDE IBN BATTUTA MALL

Coolest Starbucks Coffee Ever! At Persia Court, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai, UAE. March 3, 2014, Monday. On my 8th day in UAE, I was invited by my fellow Pinoy Travel Blogger, Edcel of www.soloflighted.com who’s been working in Dubai for a year now and currently enjoying his month-long break, to a casual and friendly meet up.…

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