United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates is a modern and vibrant trend-setting collection of cities with sophisticated tourist infrastructure, as well as an interesting assortment of old and new. From towering ultramodern cities, superb desert dunes and oases, to ancient archaeological sites, old fishing villages and pristine beaches.
Dubai has become one of the world’s hottest destinations. Visitors will be captivated by iconic skyscrapers such as the Burj Khalifa and the beautiful Burj al Arab, palm-shaped islands, rich shopping malls, indoor ski slopes and opulent beach resorts. The contrast between the contemporary and the traditional, gives the city a wonderfully enigmatic character.
As host to two massive annual shopping festivals, Dubai is also a true duty free shopping paradise. Popular excursions for those looking to experience the local culture would be to take a 4×4 desert safari and enjoy a traditional Bedouin feast. Alternatively, a traditional dhow cruise is sure to enthral.