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The Burj Dubai

Winter fun in Dubai

Destination: Dubai

Dubai never used to be value for money, but as hotel prices drop and the summer heat retreats, Dubai is desperate for visitors, making it the number one destination for winter – whatever your budget

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Burj Khalifa - missing a couple of feet!

Return to Dubai

Destination: Dubai

It had been at least four years since I last visited Dubai. I left in 2005, after five years, and went back for a short visit in 2006, but there have been many changes in Dubai since then

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The Dubai Mall

Shopping in Dubai: the malls

Destination: Dubai

A brief breakdown of Dubai's many, many temples to consumerism

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The textile souk, down in the Bastakiya area by the Dubai Creek

Shopping in Dubai: the souks

Destination: Dubai

Shopping in Dubai isn't all about absolutely enormous shopping centres (but only just). We've also a got a few traditional-ish Arabian souks worthy of an afternoon's wander

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Camel Riding in the Desert

Dubai - how to maximise your visit

Destination: Dubai

Despite the huge change in infrastructure over the last 10 years, Dubai continues to offer a high standard of service and decadence to rival any world class city

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