Dubai is a place for everyone. From old ones to young ones , everyone can find there respective spots of enjoyment. Between November and April when the weather cools down, it offers various adventure activities on land, water and in the air as well. If you are adventurous enough, dubai is the land for you because it has got :
If you think that dubai has got soft dunes and dust then I will say that you need to update your knowledge. Between the Ras-al-Khaimah emirate and Oman there is a maze road within the Hajar mountains in the east of the dubai, an organization of exile mountain bikers has maintained and discovered this wild route around the showka area , containing narrow path with wadi beds. With steep and rough route, track is difficult and not suitable for novices, but it as an awaited challenge for experienced riders.
You can get a bike on rent from Sheikh Zayed road. Good luck bikers!
Gravel plains , sand dunes and wadi beds are the necessary characterstics for the off road adventure terrain that are found in Dubai. If you want a stomach churning dune bashing bumpy ride then you must reach Al Quoz or Sheikh Zayed road and be ready to experience drivers treat and teer up the steep sands for few hours.
At the city’s outskirts you can find the giant campside . it is the favourite sport of localites to throw their gear in a 4×4 and go towards the nearest set of dunes.
From Dubai to Hatta road you will find Shwaib that is a good camping spot where you can reach within couple of hours and enjoy your evening beneath the star with barbecue. You can found wadi beds and mountains around you and can explore it next day or you can practice dune sports such as sand boarding.
Dubai is a beautiful place and known for its architecture , man-made islands and desert. The best way to experience the view of these landmarks is by jumping out of a Cessna and rush towards the ground.
Jumpers take off from Dubai Marina and tumble out of the pane above the Palm Jumeirah for a free fall and once the parachute opens you can relax and observe the beautiful view.
So tie up your shoes and be ready for a bumpy ride because after reading this Dubai will be on top of your wishlist.
EXPLORE THE DUBAI WITH FOOD IN BOTH HANDS..
Dubai is a place of great eateries and to be fully satisfied with your trip you need to find a place that suits you . In Dubai you will mostly found Asian and middle eastern dishes as it is a new city and they don’t have national food, which means you can find Indian to north Korean food in one place.
Dubai is famous for its food and rich lifestyle and in this blog we are going to tell you about some of the best food spots in Dubai.
- Bu Qtair, near Jumeirah beach
The place is located on sea side and you need to take taxi to reach there. It is famous for deep-fried turmeric fish , Assam curry and rice. In the place you will find mostly localites as it is a regular dish but it is must try and worthy of your money.
- Ravi Restaurant, Near Sarwa Roundabout
In Dubai you will get to see many Pakistanis and hence you can find their food as well. Ravi Restaurant is a well renowned place and you will get chicken curry and Prata with proper Pakistani spices.
Indigo by vineet, near Dubai marina
This place is owned by Vineet Bhatia who is first chef to win Michelin star for his restaurants. You must visit here if you want to have best Indian food. Vineet is the face of modern Indian food offering the cultural Indian food with very well imagined and paired ingredients. It is a must visit place.
The restaurant has got a romantic location set out at sea and has got a view of only 7-star hotel in the world, BURJ Al Arab. The food theme of the restaurant is sea food and its specialty is ‘Seabass for two’. It is a a bit costly place but the interior and view is worth of money. At the end of your meal you must have desert ‘Pavlova’ so that you could properly appreciate the place.
- Al Mallah Restaurant , Dhiyafah Street
The specialty of the restaurant is ‘Chicken Shawarma’. The shawarma is sliced meat which is served 4pm onwards. You can have ‘Shish Tawook’ as well which is like shawarma. The only difference is that it is served in chunks. If you are a meat lover and want plate full of soft meat then you must visit here.
Dubai is a desert which means camel is common there on deserts, as well as on plates. Yes, camel is one of the main ingredients of many emirati dishes and you can try stuffed camel which is a popular dish and is cheap as well as there are so many camels in the region.
SO, enjoy your meal!
MUST WATCH PLACES IN DUBAI
Dubai is famous for its grand structures. It has got ‘the only 7 star hotel in the world’ Burj-al-arab, Burj khalifa, Dubai Marina, infinity tower, Dubai shopping mall and many more. At its first glance you will forget that originally Dubai was a desert and it was rebuilt.
The most famous architecture piece of dubai and the must watch place is burj khalifa that is fine mixture of art, engineering and culture. It is a 160 storey building, holding the world record of tallest building. Burj is not only an architecture lover paradise but it is an art lover point as well. You can see the splendiferous art from the middle eastern and international artists throughout the building. Burj khalifa contains many record in itself . It has:
World’s highest mosque on 158th floor
Worlds’s highest swimming pool on 76th floor
World’s highest viewing platform on 124th floor and 148th floor
World’s highest restaurant ‘At.mosphere’ at 123rd floor
The pyramid-shapped skyscraper also have fine 900 residences, office suits and the prestigious Armani hotel that will obviously cost way too much.
THE PALM ISLANDS
Dubai is not only about buildings rather it has got various man-made islands such as the Palm islands and the World islands. The Palm Islands are an artificial cluster of islands. It is a series of three islands; Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira, which is largest of the three islands. Palm islands are considered as the eighth wonder of the world. All the three island are designed and assembeled in such a way that it looks like a palm tree. There are various resorts here that offers various activities such as dolphin bay, the lost chambers, aquaventure and much more. It is a perfect place to escape the hot weather of dubai and spend some luxurious time.
Dubai has got various eye soothing scenes also such as Jumeirah Beach that makes it worth visiting. It is one of those cities that you cannot help but fall in love with.The glorious jumeirah beach is a white sand beach on which you can have a fun time with your family and friends. The guests of Jumeirah hotel enjoys the water sports of the private beach of the hotel. If you are not a hotel guest then you can enjoy at the public portion of the beach and have barbecue and roam around various café’s. You can play and relax or just grab a mat and lay back and witness the sunset with your loved ones.
TIPS TO HAVE A TROUBLEFREE JOURNEY
Dubai is aMuslim emirate that follows Islam and it is the most liberal emirate in the Middle East. There are few things that you should keep in your mind if you want a trouble-free trip and want to be accepted by Dubai people as follows:
Dubai is a place with hot weather but to escape trouble here are some dressing tips. Wearing short clothes is highly offensive to Emiratis. So men and women should not wear clothes shorter than knees and nothing too tight and revealing. You can keep your short clothes for beaches.
No Public Display of Affection
If you are visiting Dubai especially at the time of Ramadan then you should be more precautious as holding hands, kissing or getting cozy with opposite sex is forbidden and it can lead to arrest and imprisonment also.
One should stay calm always and everywhere but in Dubai you ‘must’ stay calm to avoid trouble. Don’t use rude language and gestures in public otherwise you can get into some serious issue.
Hello – Ahlah!
Welcome! – Marhaban!
Hi! – Salam!
Good Morning – Sabah-el-Kheer
Good bye – Ma’a salama
Thank you – Shukran
Open and Closing hours
Like other countries Dubai has got normal opening and closing hours i.e. from 8am to 10 pm. The shopping malls opens at 10am and are closed by 10pm. In UAE the weekend days are Friday and Saturday. Friday is prayer day in UAE and most people have Friday off and it feels like Sunday of India.
Rules of clubbing
There are some interesting laws when it comes to nightclubs as follows- you must not wear sneakers and shorts, clubs are closed down by 03:00 am, below 21 cannot purchase alcohol and at some places below 25 is not allowed in the club
Keep these tips in your mind and have a safe journey. And still if something mishappens then call your travel wizard.