Top 10 Things to do in Dubai // Brittany from Boston

Top 10 Things to do in Dubai

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The object of much international attention, Dubai is the ever-expanding playground in the desert where the rich and fabulous come to play. In their never-ending race to outdo themselves, the Emiratis have created a city that has all eyes on it in disbelief. With skyscrapers rising out of the desert and shooting straight up to […]

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Dubai // Brittany from Boston

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Dubai

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In the otherwordly land of Dubai, conservative Islamic traditions meet untold wealth and rapid modernization. With the explosion of the oil industry, the rigid traditional spirit of the Middle East has been challenged. The city┬áhas been forced to bend to the expectations of modern millionaires and billionaires, with their affinity for luxury clothing, cars, and […]

Dune Bashing in the Arabian Desert // Brittany from Boston

Dune Bashing in the Arabian Desert

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I look out at the horizon, past miles of sandy, flat desert and realize that if the skies were perfectly clear and my vision perfectly sharp, I would be able to see past the desert, on to the next city popping up out of the horizon. My guide sees my gazing out over the desert. […]