Dubai

After exploring the nightlife of Dubai, and braving the wilderness on a desert safari, what better way for a blogger to reward himself than a refreshing cup of tea in the clouds? Ben Rhodes has bags of fun at the Burj Khalifa. At first glance, the tallest building in the…

dubai nightlife guide

Having already bashed Dubai’s dunes to smithereens, the intrepid Ben Rhodes takes on the nightlife of the Emirati capital. Four hour brunches, Brit-pop festivals, designer clubs – and just a touch of Korean pop – are par for the course. “OP OP OP OP OPPAN GANGNAM STYLE!” Dancing to the…

desert-safari-tour-dubai

What to do when Allah gives you sand? Plough over it in a 4×4, hitch a ride on a camel and try your hand at surfing dunes… Ben Rhodes goes on desert safari in Dubai. As I teetered at the top of the dune in the blistering desert heat, head…

dubai-city-break

Known for its over-the-top opulence and brand new Lamborghinis abandoned at the airport, long time resident Cameron Mehrabanpour explores this city of superlatives rising from the dunes. Dubai is one of seven emirates that make up the UAE, United Arab Emirates, a country that only came into existence forty one…