Hotels on The Palm (Jumeirah) in Dubai, UAE

The Palm Jumeirah is an artificial island and it was created by using land reclamation. Land reclamation is carried out by filling the area with large amounts of heavy rock and/or cement, then filling with clay and dirt until the desired height is reached. The Palm Jumeirah is the first palm completed and there are other palms and man-made islands awaiting completion. In June 2001, The Palm Jumeirah started construction and residential residence began moving onto the palm in 2006. In 2009, the Palm Jumeirah Monorail was added. A 5.4km (3.4) mile monorail connecting the Atlantis Hotel to the mainland of … [ Read more ]

Dubai – Top Things To Do in Dubai

Dubai is known for it’s over the top extremities. Architecture, shopping, dining, waterparks and adrenalin pulsing entertainment. There is so much to do in Dubai. If you have been to Las Vegas (Nevada) this makes Las Vegas look like a McDonalds PlayPlace (room). There are so many things to do in Dubai. Let’s take a look at the things you can do in Dubai. The Burj Al Arab Also known as ‘The Sail’, it repeatedly voted the world’s most luxurious hotel. The hotel is located on it’s own man made island, overlooking the sea. A spectacular piece of architecture, the … [ Read more ]

Where To Stay In Dubai When Traveling for Business

There are so many areas to stay in Dubai! Where should I stay??  Dubai Creek? Deira? Downtown Dubai?? Al Barsha near the Mall of the Emirates?  Barsha Heights, Dubai Internet City, Dubai Media City, Dubai Marina, Jebel Ali Free Zone, Bur Dubai and The World Trade Center…. It’s a long list! Below is a recommended summary of hotels located in the areas listed above. Keep in mind, it can be relatively easy to get around in Dubai since taxis are quite cheap and the Dubai Metro is a great way of commuting. 1. Sofitel Dubai Downtown (5 Star Hotel) The … [ Read more ]

Formula 1 Abu Dhabi (Yas Marina Circuit) – Where to Stay?

Abu Dhabi is a well set up city for big events. They have an island dedicated to the events. The island includes a large mall, waterpark, hotels and of course, the Formula 1 circuit.Yas Island is a great choice for those who are interested in theme parks, entertainment and relaxation. Here is a map of where the Formula 1 Circuit is pertaining to Yas Island. First off, the airport code for Abu Dhabi is AUH. Another option to arrive in Abu Dhabi is to fly in through Dubai (DXB), rent a car and make the 125km drive to the circuit. If you’re looking … [ Read more ]