If you’re lucky enough to be a resident at Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, you can treat your friends to a free tea or coffee in their lounge on the 123rd floor. Having friends in High Places (literally) meant I got my first taste of what it’s like at the top! The lounge is decorated in muted Armani ..Continue Reading
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Dubai has two major airports and any statistics I quote about the number of visitors that fly in and out will be out of date by the time you read this. But rest assured, the word is HUB. Take advantage of your time in Dubai and GO PLACES! DoinDubai has reviewed places based on real holiday experiences. So no PR type information, just what went well and itineraries you can copy. Fabulous places in Sri Lanka and Italy have kindly offered DoinDubai subscribers real benefits for booking via the site. So take a look and go travelling.
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Kenya for Christmas maybe ? Only four and a half hours away from Dubai, but avoid the beaches at this time as it’s so hot, try a quick trip out to Browns Cheese Factory in Nairobi, Kenya. Organised days out at Brown’s Cheese Factory are quite new, the owners Delia and Andy opened their home for ..Continue Reading
Stealing a sofa, what next? The last 3 weeks in London featured Riots, Rain and GCSE Results, more or less in that order. Waiting at Dar Es Salaam airport to board a flight back to Dubai we were horrified to watch the protest at the police shooting of Mark Duggan, morph into full scale rioting and ..Continue Reading
A visit to the Sheldrick elephant orphanage makes a great half day out in Nairobi, a super short break destination from Dubai. The orphanage is located in the scenic and very green Karen area of Nairobi and the best time to visit is between 11 and 12 in the morning to catch feeding time and ..Continue Reading
This is the only resort on Silhouette (25 mins by boat from Mahe) apart from the very newly opened la Belle Tortue guest house on the picturesque jetty.