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September 24

A weekend in Dubai...

I'll be in Dubai October 23 and 24. What should I do? Where should I eat? Specifically, I enjoyed this Ask, but I am not sure that being an American female traveling solo changes anything. (And I look the part too!) I'm there for work, and could have some evenings during the week free, so any suggestions in that direction would also be great.
posted by susiswimmer around Dubai, UAE at 7:33 PM - 4 answers

February 20

Things to do in Dubai?

I'm looking for things to do with nearly 48 hours in Dubai in mid March. Things that aren't obvious are especially helpful! [more inside]
posted by JMOZ around Dubai, UAE at 1:28 PM - 9 answers has best

April 8, 2013

24 Hours in Dubai... Need an easy plan!

Please help two Americans work out the details of a 1 day layover in Dubai, with a 2 am arrival. [more inside]
posted by letahl around Dubai, UAE at 4:55 AM - 5 answers

March 23, 2013

As-Salatu Khayrun-minan Nawm.

I'm in Dubai for the next 24 hours. Where's a publicly accessible and safe spot where I can record the morning call to prayer (fajr) from lots and lots of different mosques at once? [more inside]
posted by mykescipark around Dubai, UAE at 6:51 PM - 2 answers

December 18, 2012

Hot Wings in Dubai

My girlfriend and I like to have a non-traditional Christmas meal. This year we're going to be in Dubai and we'd like to go for hot wings, curly fries, jalapeƱo poppers and deep fried x. I've already located a TGI Fridays and a Hard Rock Cafe, but I'm wondering if Mefites can recommend somewhere else I ought to look at.
posted by alby around Dubai, UAE at 10:01 AM - 5 answers

December 17, 2012

How bad is traffic in Dubai on Sundays in the afternoon/evening?

How bad is traffic in Dubai on Sundays in the afternoon/evening? My wife and I have 24 hours in Dubai, beginning on a Sunday. We arrive to our hotel (right next to the airport) around 5:15PM, and we're taking the Bateaux dinner cruise leaving at 8:30PM. My plan between these two times is to take her to the Royal Mirage down by Jumeira for drinks. Online, it's looking like a taxi will take roughly 40 minutes to cover the distance from the airport to Jumeira, assuming no traffic. But on a Sunday (which is a work day in Dubai, as I understand it?), I'm worried: will the roads be totally clogged at that time of day? Or will a taxi be able to get us there in a reasonable amount of time?
posted by Televangelist around Dubai, UAE at 2:08 AM - 3 answers

October 14, 2012

Help me travel!

Where can I rent a campervan/RV in Dubai for a road trip around Eastern Europe? [more inside]
posted by ellieBOA around Dubai, UAE at 11:51 AM - 7 answers

August 30, 2012

Need a list of essential gear for frequent business flyers

Need a list of essential gear for frequent business flyers [more inside]
posted by deeman around Dubai, UAE at 4:32 PM - 32 answers

August 29, 2012

Where should I take my wife for a birthday surprise?

Help me plan an awesome and affordable surprise birthday trip for my pregnant wife between Christmas and New Years. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by avrobie around Dubai, UAE at 9:02 AM - 10 answers

June 1, 2012

Looking for places to travel to to learn, volunteer, study, or challenge myself.

I'm looking for ideas for anywhere in the world where I can travel to for periods of between 2 weeks to 2 months and do things like volunteer, study, learn, or challenge myself. [more inside]
posted by anawesomeguy around Dubai, UAE at 7:57 AM - 7 answers has best

February 3, 2012

I been in the right place, but it must've been the wrong time

I'm going to Dubai in late April. Should I be worried? [more inside]
posted by 2bucksplus around Dubai, UAE at 1:12 PM - 5 answers

September 12, 2011

What's the best

Is the Atlantis Hotel Dubai the best hotel in Dubai for families? It's very confusing reading all the reviews on sites like tripadvisor etc. [more inside]
posted by itchychin around Dubai, UAE at 8:27 AM - 3 answers has best

May 27, 2011

Midnight to morning at Dubai Airport

Suggest me things to do when arriving in Dubai Airport at midnight for 9 hours please! I'll be taking a 7-hours flight from Glasgow to Dubai, arriving at almost 1 am. This is followed by another 7-hours flight from Dubai to Singapore at 9:30 am. What should I do to pass the time? Should I even try to leave the airport and go to the city? [more inside]
posted by joewandy around Dubai, UAE at 2:06 PM - 5 answers

May 12, 2011

Relaxing in Dubai

Does the hivemind have any up-to-date recommendations for a good hotel in Dubai for a three-day tourist/relaxation visit? Price range would ideally be sub-$200/night, but we're still aiming for some multiple-star luxury.
posted by whitewall around Dubai, UAE at 12:29 AM - 2 answers

December 17, 2008

Where to go from Dubai?

Where to go from Dubai? I'm going to Dubai in April with my Executive MBA program. I've read great posts on Dubai, but what would be the best place to go after for 4-5 days without breaking the bank. Sri Lanka? Cairo? I love history and sightseeing and likely won't get another opportunity for extensive global travel for some time. Basically, what's the best use of our time in this part of the world? Flying directly from Houston, so connecting cities are out.
posted by williamms around Dubai, UAE at 9:24 AM - 9 answers

May 10, 2008

Dayspas in Dubai

Point me (rather, my sister) to the best day spas in Dubai [more inside]
posted by padraigin around Dubai, UAE at 9:36 AM - 2 answers

March 25, 2008

moving company to Dubai

I have a friend that is moving to Dubai, and he is having alot of issues finding a moving company to move his stuff. Anyone have a good tip? [more inside]
posted by brent_h around Dubai, UAE at 3:01 PM - 7 answers

November 21, 2007

Keep me occupied on Emirates

The wife and I are flying to Dubai from JFK (and back again) on Emirates next week. We're in economy - what amenities will we have? [more inside]
posted by kuperman around Dubai, UAE at 12:24 PM - 14 answers has best

October 24, 2007

Things to do in Dubai when you're pregnant.

Going to Dubai with a bun in the oven... [more inside]
posted by kuperman around Dubai, UAE at 7:07 AM - 9 answers

December 16, 2005

Stuck in Dubai, could use some help

Visa problem, could use some help [more inside]
posted by allen.spaulding around Dubai, UAE at 2:03 AM - 8 answers has best