After that trip, I realized that I want to keep traveling my whole life, to explore new cultures, to educate myself and see how other people live. It’s so much better to go and experience it for yourself. I realized that I never want to stop traveling and I want to see as much as I can while I’m still here…
So without further ado, take a look at my not-to-miss experiences in Dubai.
1. Burj Khalifa
We’ll start here because it’s the tallest building in the world after all. 828 meters high with its 163 floors it’s definitely not to miss. We went there during the golden hour, and the view was unbelievable. Even the elevator which takes you to the 124th floor is an experience itself.
2. Dubai Mall
Right below the Burj Khalifa, you will find the largest indoor shopping center. You can find some of the most luxurious stores, restaurants and cafes there. Place where you can spend hours shopping or at least maybe window shopping.
3. Dubai Aquarium
If shopping is not your favorite activity, you can visit a beautiful aquarium with more than 300 species of marine animals including sharks and rays. You also have an opportunity to swim with the sharks there.
4. Dubai Fountains
Located right outside the Dubai Mall. It’s a music, water, and light perfection, something that you definitely have to see for yourself. Keep in mind that the music is always different, so it’s worth staying for more than just one song. The show runs every 30 minutes.
5. Palace Downtown
We stopped there to make beautiful pictures with Burj Khalifa in the background.
6. Burj Al Arab
The most luxurious and expensive hotel in Dubai. It has been called the only “7-star hotel” in the world. While staying there is very expensive and not for everyone, there is still a way to see it from the inside. You can make a dining reservation or reservation for high tea at the Skyview Bar. It will also give you access to a private beach.
7. Dubai Desert
It’s an adrenaline experience to drive through the dunes, having a break for a tea in the desert and finishing it with delicious sunset dinner, camel rides, belly dancing and more. You can find a lot of different tours online that suits your needs and budget the most.
8. Dubai Miracle Garden
It’s another place that you have to visit. It features 50 million flowers and 250 million plants. Unfortunately, it was closed when we were there so definitely check the work days in advance.
9. Dubai Marina
Great, relaxing place to just hang out, go for a walk or have dinner.
10. Old District
You can easily spend hours getting lost in the maze of different souks. Textile, gold, spices or just look for some souvenirs to take with you back home. Another thing is to catch a traditional “dhow” to cross the Dubai Creek.
11. Day trip to Abu Dhabi
To get a bigger view of the country you can take a day trip to the capital of the UAE. We went to Abu Dhabi see a very unique Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Heritage Village and Ferrari World.
12. Go Skiing
Yes, you can go skiing in the middle of the desert, it’s Dubai after all. You can find the indoor ski center in the Mall of the Emirates. Oh, and you can also meet with penguins there.
If you’re looking for something more thrilling, you should go skydiving over The Palm. I’m sure it’s once in a lifetime experience.
14. Driving a Ferrari
If you’re into cars and don’t mind spending the extra money, I think it’s something you should consider doing.
– Dubai is growing so fast that roughly 24% of all cranes in the world are located there.
– Making artificial Palm Islands in Dubai required 94 million cubic meters of sand.
– Only 15% of the population are Emiratis.
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