Brilliant Buildings in Dubai

by Rianne Ojeh on 28 November 2014, 10:11AM Brilliant Buildings in Dubai However cliché it sounds, it is fair to say that the city of Dubai is a place of contrasts. Its landscape is dry and hot, all parched earth and soaring temperatures. Yet, the city itself is a real oasis in the desert. It is a playground of extreme wealth and ambition, with an enthusiasm for development which simply cannot be tempered. The tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, calls Dubai its home. There are also the Palm Islands, a remarkable series of manmade islands, designed to look like an extending palm frond.   In fact, there is a whole range of unbelievable buildings in this most grand of cities. This is a place which, last month, opened an observation deck on the top of the Burj Khalifa; a staggering 1,821 feet above the ground. The word impossible is ju...
Delightful Dubai

Delightful Dubai

I was lucky enough to be one of the Travelbag sales consultants on the Dubai familiarisation trip for a whistle-stop tour of the Jumeirah Beach and Atlantis Palm hotel zones.  We flew out with Etihad Airways from Heathrow Terminal 3 to the new Abu Dhabi International Airport, a 6 hour 55min flight that was hurried along by the airline’s impressive array of entertainment options and imp...
by Abby Trahern on 23 December 2013, 14:12PM



Dubai- Atlantis The Palm

Dubai- Atlantis The Palm

Travelbag recently ran a competition to win a luxury holiday to Dubai, staying at the 5* Atlantis The Palm. Here, our winner, Mark Klein, reports on his trip Although I’ve never been myself, I have friends that have holidayed there  and have raved about it so I thought I’d chance my luck and give the competition a go. I entered via the Travelbag e-newsletter and forgot about it, ...
by Mark Klein on 07 February 2012, 10:02AM



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