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Christmas and New Years are celebrated in Dubai with such glory that you’ll never want to be in any other place during these festivities. Every place in Dubai is lit up for Christmas, with shopping malls pulling out all stops to set up special snow ball zones, festive corners, games and giveaways and much more for kids. Grownups aren’t left behind, though; there’s much planned for them this Christmas in Dubai with every club vying to put up a Christmas extravaganza to beat anything you’ve experienced before. As we see it, Dubai is the ideal place to spend Christmas. Where are you spending the holidays this year? Check out our NEW 2018 post on the Best Places To Watch New Year Fireworks in Dubai  Best Things to Do over Christmas in Dubai: A Perfect Holiday Destination 1. Be A Part of The Winter Garden Market at the Habtoor Palace Dubai…

From Dubai to Colorado Need a break from your glitzy stay in futuristic Dubai? Did you enjoy its beaches, the  luxury shopping and the hot nightlife but fancy some snow? Combine your holiday in the beautiful emirate with a ski trip to Colorado, the number one ski destination in the USA. How to get there After your glamorous shopping spree at the Dubai malls, take a flight with Emirates to the United States. Enjoy Emirates world class service and opt for a complimentary transfer with an exclusive chauffeur if you are an Emirates Business Class customer. You can opt for New York and enjoy a stop-over in a top-class hotel such as the Park Hyatt and visit some of the world’s best restaurants. You can also fly to Colorado via Dallas, a trip of two hours. Start your extravaganza ski retreat when checking into the luxury cabins in Colorado. The…

Family is central to the Arab culture and a lot of emphasis is kept on keeping ties strong with your families and frequently hanging out with them. Due to this cultural aspect, and despite Dubai’s extravagant, glitzy façade, the city positively teams with activities catered for families and kids. We’ve all been there, overwhelmed by the fact that we’ll be vacationing with our families, unsure of how to plan the itinerary and trying to fit activities that please everyone, and absolutely not ready for the arguments to come. The great thing about Dubai is that most activities are catered with the family in mind, thus making the planning a whole lot easier. There’s a list of kids attractions in all forms of fun, education, sports and entertainment and the ever-expanding haven keeps getting more and more perfect for kids. Dubai simply transforms your children into giddy, glowy-eyed kids ready to…

Dubai, one of the most visited destinations in the world, is a city that is home to some of the most luxurious and sumptuous attractions you’ll probably ever see, along with mega malls, waterparks, incredible beaches and a thriving nightlife. It’s pretty much up there with London, New York and Paris as one of the top bucket-list worthy travel destinations. So you’ve got your trip all planned out to Dubai and you’re ready to go right? You’re ready to land down the busiest international airport on Earth, live like a celebrity for a few days and embark on a luxurious adventure? Well, before visiting Dubai, there’s a few misconceptions that needs to be cleared and a few things you need to know so you can have a well-rounded trip and enjoy all the glitz and glamour of this Gulf emirate without any hassles. The best thing about Dubai is that…

Ladies Nights in Dubai is a ritual and the good news is that  ladies can enjoy this special event almost every single night of the week. The best news is that you can drink and dance for free! Ladies Nights in Dubai — What’s on tonight in Dubai?  Finding the perfect Ladies Night venue can be a pleasure, all you have to do is use Google type in ladies night and voila a whole list of options will show up. You will not only get free drinks but many of the venues also offer discounted deals on dining too. It’s a bargain trust us and an experience like no other! Here are a few choices that we tried and liked. Queen Bee at Tribeca, Dubai Marina  JA Ocean View Hotel, Level 1, on Wednesday from 8pm to 1:30am Tel:050 345 6067 This New York inspired venue is a relaxed lounge-bar…

The name says it all, my experience of visiting the Heavenly Spa at the The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City was beyond heavenly. As I got out of the elevator on the 7th floor I was welcomed by a young gentleman named Sreten who guided me to the reception area located on the 6th floor. Welcome to the @heavenlyspa_ahc awaken your senses in this blissful oasis right in the heart of Downtown Dubai! 💆 #passionfordubai #westindubaiahc A post shared by Passion for Dubai (@passionfordubai) on May 24, 2017 at 6:39am PDT After having filled in my Health Report I enjoyed a refreshing mango tea and was then escorted to the changing room to get ready for my treatment. Heavenly Spa by WestinTM at Al Habtoor City  The Heavenly Spa is one of the largest spas in Dubai, a blissful oasis in the heart of bustling Downtown Dubai overlooking the city’s…

This vibrant hotel, standing 41 stories tall on the Sheikh Zayed Road with incredible views of the iconic Burj Khalifa tops the list of the best addresses in Dubai. If you are looking for a hotel that is elegant, modern and relaxing — The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City is it. The Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City: serenity in the heart of Downtown Dubai  Walking inside the grand entrance of The Westin Dubai you will find yourself in a spacious lobby. The check-in is personal and relaxed. As I rode the sleek elevator up to the 27th floor, I found myself in a beautifully designed, spacious Deluxe Guestroom. The attention to detail was in fact exceptional: everything from a personalised welcome message on the sliding mirrored wardrobe door, to a framed photo, a rich selection of chocolates, fresh fruits and a bottle of wine as an in-room welcome gift. The…

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