This year, the UAE is celebrating the 45th anniversary of the unification of the emirates of the magnificent Gulf into a single state. Everyone is happy to celebrate National Day on December 2. If you plan to buy a tour to Dubai at a time when it is winter, we suggest you learn a few things that we have learned from our many visits and which you might like to know in advance.
There is life behind skyscrapers
Dubai has an amazing story, and if you dig deeper, then under all this gold, you will find an exciting UAE culture. What did not expect? Let’s start with the markets that are located on the side of the Dubai Gulf – the original heart of the city. Merchants from all over the Middle East came here to sell their products. Here you can haggle over turquoise baubles from Iran, silver treasures from Oman and dates from Saudi Arabia. There is also a special market dedicated to gold – it is worth a visit, even if you are not going to buy anything. Continue reading
Airports do their best to diversify the waiting time of their passengers. Shops under the auspices of duty free, lounge areas and bistro cafes do not surprise anyone, but sightseeing tours, art exhibitions, modern cinemas and spa services are what make airports on our list special.
Free tours between flights
Sightseeing tours outside the transit zone will interest everyone. Especially if you are brought into the city for the first time. Especially when we say that many of the tours are free, and during the walk you can see the most beautiful places in the city.
Changi Airport (Singapore)
Changi can wait between 5 and 24 hours. This time can be spent on visiting popular points in Singapore. Among them: a masterpiece of world architecture – the tropic park “Gardens by the Bay”, the Esplanade Theater and the Marina Bay Sands skyscrapers. It is important to leave a request for an excursion at the transit booth in advance, given that trips to the city take place from 9 to 18:30. Continue reading