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Ancient and modern on the Creek

10 hot things to do in Dubai

Destination: Dubai

Where can you slide down giant sand dunes, ski on snowy slopes, exhaust yourself shopping, swim in deliciously warm seas and enjoy sumptuous luxury - all in one day? It could only be Dubai!

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Doing Dubai in a weekend

Destination: Dubai

If you're looking for a quick fix of luxury lifestyle and reliable sunshine, Dubai can definitely deliver the goods

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Anything can happen on ladies night...

Five-star Dubai on a budget

by rwicks

Destination: Dubai

In Dubai, with its opulent hotels and shopping malls, the ethos is spend, spend, spend – but you don't have to. From free drinks and fashion bargains to cheap brunch, here are my money-saving tips

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Chi at The Lodge

Dubai City: an insider's guide

Destination: Dubai

With its soaring architecture, conspicuous wealth and high-octane energy, Dubai is an inspiring place. To make the most of it, follow my advice on where to shop, eat, drink and go clubbing

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Dubai hotels: an expat's guide

Destination: Dubai

Whether you are heading to Dubai for the beaches, the bars or the shopping malls, there are plenty of hotels to stay at – but it can be confusing. As an expat living in the Gulf, I can help you choose

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Business and bling in Dubai

Destination: Dubai

It’s glamorous, some think over the top, but there’s no denying there are few places in the Middle East as good as Dubai when it comes to mixing business with pleasure

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Camping in the desert, Dubai

Get the Dubai dune bug

Destination: Dubai

Spending a night in the dunes of Dubai is the ideal way for first-timers to get a taste of desert adventures

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Nightlife in Dubai: from clubbing to culture

Destination: Dubai

Despite what you may think, there are plenty of places to go on a night out in Dubai. Here are some of the best options from clubs to cultural offerings

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Local welcome, Dubai

Hitting the dunes in Dubai

Destination: Dubai

Think of Dubai and you think of towering skyscrapers and man-made islands. But head in to the desert and there’s a wilder side to discover

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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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