Posts tagged Dubai
How To Get Into the Burj Al Arab With 30 USD Or Less

Burj Al Arab is the so-called 7 star hotel. Of course, there’s really no such thing as a 7 star hotel. But it’s true that not all 5 star hotels are created the same. Some are barely good enough to make the cut, and the others can totally blow your mind. Burj Al Arab is rumored to be in the latter category.

So if it’s so wonderful, why did I decide not to stay a night there? Well, I thought it’s a little expensive….

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Desert Safari in Dubai

The last time I was in a desert was probably 15 years ago, on a family trip to Inner Mongolia. Unfortunately, I don't remember a whole lot from childhood, probably due to a smaller-than-normal memory capacity (and this is why I take lots of pictures to capture the moments! But more on that later....) What I do remember was how sandy, windy, and HOT the desert was.

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Burj Khalifa

On a trip to Dubai, I’m not going to miss the chance to go to the tallest building in the world! I had booked the Burj Khalifa tickets in advance to avoid tickets being sold out. I actually purchased an Express Admissions ticket through Groupon….but I forgot to read into the fine prints. My original plan was to enjoy the view of the sunset from the top, but the Groupon ticket is limited to admissions before 1 pm. Oops. On the bright side, we got to skip the long line.

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