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LOUVRE ABU DHABI AND MY FAVORITE MASTERPIECES

While my visit to Musee du Louvre in Paris took me 40 years to wait, it was only 19 days following the public opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi last 11th November 2017, that made me leave Dubai, and troop to the waterfront of Saadiyat Island, a man-made island on the coast of United Arab Emirates’ metropolis.…

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WHEN IN DUBAI : EXPERIENCE FLY HIGH DUBAI HELICOPTER TOUR!

Helicopter tour over Dubai has been on my bucket list since the day I moved to this ever future-forward cosmopolitan emirate. I have been admiring those incredibly stunning skyscrapers and iconic landmarks from a worm’s perspective and from a few vantage points however, never from a bird’s eye view while on aerial tour on board…

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AT THE TOP BURJ KHALIFA AT PROMO RATES OF AED 65 FOR UAE RESIDENTS

UAE residents and Dubai RTA Metro passengers, rejoice as we are provided with about 50% limited discount on the admission rates to At the Top Burj Khalifa!  HOW TO AVAIL OF THE DISCOUNTED ENTRANCE FEE TO AT THE TOP BURJ KHALIFA? If you’re taking Dubai Metro, get your FREE voucher from the RTA shelf located before the…

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25 OF MY MOST REMARKABLE UAE PHOTOS ON INSTAGRAM

When I saw the massive sun like a ball of fire setting in the horizon while the Philippine Airlines gradually descends on the runway of Dubai International Airport, I practically confirmed to myself before I deplane that I will live a new life in the UAE. From 2014 until the present day, during holidays and days…

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JUMEIRA ROTANA HOTEL DUBAI : A STAYCATION REVIEW

Here are 7 reasons why I enjoyed my 2-night-staycation in Jumeira Rotana Dubai. Accessible location. Conveniently located at the heart of Dubai, Jumeira Rotana is about 16-20 minute-away from Dubai International Airport, 10-minute away from Dubai World Trade Centre and Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), and also a short-distance-away from Dubai Mall and the iconic,…

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DUBAI : RAS AL KHOR WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

Whoever said Dubai is only about desert safari, soaring skyscrapers, massive malls and man-made archipelago, hasn’t been to Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. Apart from going to Old Dubai, Jumeirah and Kite beaches, weekend brunches, themed parks and other attractions that Dubai has to offer, you can while away time and commune with nature at…

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WHY STAY IN AL GHURAIR RAYHAAN HOTEL BY ROTANA WHEN IN DUBAI

aIn a cosmopolitan place where describing everything with superlatives is the norm, a highly recommended hotel in Dubai has to step it up a notch with unparalleled hospitality, impeccable service, remarkable facilities, yet pocket-friendly rates that even the most frugal tourist could consider. Dubai for the many, usually means the tallest building in the world,…

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DUBAI : IFTAR AT VILLA ROTANA HOTEL

After attending 3 previews of Iftar buffet offerings from various premier hotels in Dubai in less than a month, during this year’s holy season of Ramadan, and considering there’s only few days left before Eid, I thought I had enough. Fortunately, I gave a nod to the invitation sent by Moka Cafe at Villa Rotana through…

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DUBAI : THE SUM OF US

Coffee shops and restaurants are springing like mushrooms in Dubai and I’m not complaining. There’s always something fresh and exciting to sample, particularly for someone like me who considers himself a newbie in the emirates. For more than a year of stay in UAE, I have been to a few good ones and without a…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM BEYOND TOXICITY @ www.docgelo.com

Happy 2015 everyone! Let’s start the first day of the new year with love, hope, gratitude and positivity! I’d like to thank all those who religiously follow and read my blog. I’d also want to express my appreciation to those who follow my posts on Instagram (@iamdocgelo), Facebook (Gelo Santos), and Twitter (@docgelo), Maraming salamat…

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