10 things you may not know about Ramadan

9 September 2011 | By Pawel | 0 Comments

Places, UAE

10 things you may not know about Ramadan

A few words from me… Before you start reading any further, I would like to emphasis that I don’t see myself as any kind of expert on religious matters, especially not about Islam. I decided to write this post only because my first experience with Ramadan was quite surprising and I thought some of you […]

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5 ways to enjoy Dubai on a Budget

12 June 2011 | By Lavanya | 6 Comments

Places, Travel Advice, UAE

5 ways to enjoy Dubai on a Budget

I earlier wrote a post about how Dubai isn’t designed for budget travelers, however on the odd transit flight via here you might find yourself thinking: Heck why not see what the hype is all about! and staying for a day or two. And if you do choose to do so, don’t let my cynicism […]

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What you should know before your first trip to Dubai

27 February 2011 | By Lavanya | 2 Comments

Places, Travel Advice, UAE

What you should know before your first trip to Dubai

For travellers (notice I used the word travelers not tourists and with good reason too) who come to Dubai looking to immerse themselves in a cultural experience, visit the old souks and spice bazaars and travel back in time to a quintessential middle eastern era, to them I’d say – just forget about it. Even […]

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