Traveling to Dubai

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Dubai is where the old world meets the new modern conveniences of today’s life. Rated as one of the most impressive places in the world to visit and offering beautiful landscapes and luxurious accommodations you are sure to experience the vacation of a lifetime. Not to mention you will have the option of staying in the world’s only 7-star hotel such as the Burj Al Arab, whose architecture resembles the sail of a boat, as well as the ability to shop in some of the most prestigious places in the world.

Dubai is one of the fastest growing cities, so sightseeing would have to be on your to-do list. There is a wide variety of beautiful architecture as well as the tallest buildings and largest mall in the world you will have to visit while there.

Dubai is well known for the luxurious lifestyle many lead who lives there. There are more luxury cars on the roads than you will ever see anywhere else in the world, and you will have the option of renting these cars while visiting. It is not uncommon to see the best brands such as Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Bentleys, Porsches, as well as Mercedes and Audi.

Five Places You Must See

You will be astonished at the stunning sites as you vacation in luxurious Dubai. Some of the most highly visited are known around the world and are worth your time to pay them a visit.

Burj Khalifa




At 124 floors this is the world’s tallest tower. You can see for miles from the observatory on the top of this building. The Dubai mall is located on the ground floor of this building.

Global Village


For an authentic cultural entertainment and shopping from international retailers you should definitely visit Global Village. They offer great food, live shows, handmade crafts as well as rides and fireworks shows. This is an excellent place for families to visit.

Ski Dubai



Families can enjoy skiing and snowboarding indoors year round! Ski Dubai is the only resort of its kind and offers a unique experience where you will feel you are really skiing down snow covered mountains.

Atlantis Hotel


A fantastic resort that is preferred by many visitors is the Atlantis Hotel. Built on a man-made island, it offers 5-star luxury for families vacationing or makes an excellent honeymoon location for couples. It offers beaches, spas, a waterpark, 18 restaurants, as well as ritzy boutiques.

Gold Souk


The Gold Souk is a unique place dedicated to those who love gold and jewelry. Here, you can purchase old for extremely cheap but you must be willing to negotiate back and forth a bit.

There are many unique one of a kind places to visit while in Dubai. The luxurious lifestyle and gorgeous architecture and landscape will not disappoint you!



Saman is quintessential Dubai -- of Pakistani heritage, brought up in the US and settled in cosmopolitan downtown Dubai. She attended fashion school in NY after which she pursued successful careers in fashion merchandising and marketing. Saman is now telling stories about trend setters and innovators in the fashion, art and design world. These stories talk about, the source of their creativity – what lies beneath, what is the source of their creativity, drive, passion, inspiration and secrets. She wants to search for creative people and tell the story of their creative journey, whether in fashion, art or design. She hopes readers of Social Magazine Dubai will be inspired and feel a connection with Dubai lifestyle, fashion, art, design and culture.

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