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The world's largest hand-loomed carpet, the fastest roller-coaster, the highest high-tea, the tower with the greatest lean, the largest cluster of cultural buildings of the 21st century – Abu Dhabi is not afraid to challenge world records. Welcome to an exciting city where nothing stands still ... except perhaps the heron in the capital's mangroves.Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United...
Let the moths out of your wallet and live the good life.
Dubai and Abu Dhabi are a stirring alchemy of profound traditions and ambitious futuristic vision.Let’s Shop!With Emiratis making up only a fraction of the population, Dubai and Abu Dhabi are bustling microcosm...
...ki slopes and palatial beach resorts. But guess what? Beyond the glitter awaits a diverse mosaic of six more emirates, each with its own character and allure.An hour's drive south, oil-rich Abu Dhabi, the country's capital, is quickly gaining a reputation as a hub of culture, sport and leisure. Beyond its borders looms the vast Al Gharbia desert, whose magical silence is interrupted only...
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Back in the day you'd have to travel through the desert on a camel for 5 days to stumble across Al-ain, The UAE's half of the Buraimi Oasis east of Abu Dhabi. These days it's an easy two hour drive, but the joy of arrival is no less intense: a cool climate, verdant streets and kitschy decorated roundabouts are welcoming features of this town.
Far below your aeroplane window the world looks beige, flat, hot and dusty. You circle in for the final approach to Abu Dhabi on one leg of your journey to or from your latest business trip. Your flight has been smooth, the food good, the flight attendants smiling and the seats comfortable. You’re so refreshed, in...
In search of the ultimate place to string up that hammock?
...a real dragger of a sequel), but where Samantha and the girls end up. You're probably thinking a Caribbean island, south of France perhaps? No, the United Arab Emirates. And not Dubai, but Abu Dhabi. Actually she made a great choice -- even if the scenes were shot in Morocco (apparently the subject matter or the film, much less its title, was too racy for the UAE). A mere fishing villag...
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