A Dhow Cruise in Dubai

Dubai doesn’t need to be explored just by road and along sandy dunes. The canals, both natural and man-made, make an interesting route for cruising on the waterways of the city. A Dubai Dhow cruise experience is increasingly becoming a must for all tourists, where you get to enjoy the fascinating skyline of the city while being treated to a memorable dining experience. In this Dubai Dhow cruise guide we’ll cover: What is a ‘Dhow’? A ‘Dhow’ is an integral part of Arab culture, dating back to a time before the city was an economical and a tourist hub. A ‘Dhow’ is a traditional Arabic sailing vessel made with wooden planks, used for trading, fishing and pearl diving. With trading

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Ramadan in Dubai

Q&A Guide for Non-Muslims Visitors during Ramadan One of the big areas of concern for non-Muslim visitors to the UAE is how to behave during the Holy Month of Ramadan. Whilst the basic cultural behaviours for entering a Muslim country can be easy to grasp, there are a few extra steps that visitors need to take during Ramadan to ensure they are being respectful. What is Ramadan? Ramadan is the 9th month of the lunar calendar.  Following the Hijri calendar, the start date of Ramadan is approximately 10 days earlier each year on the Gregorian calendar. In 2021, Ramadan 1442 will fall over April/May, the exact start date is confirmed by the moon sighting committee.   It has been confirmed on 11 April 2021

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Dubai’s most popular beach at JBR

The waterfront community with access to a beach, restaurants and play areas – Jumeirah Beach Residence (commonly known as JBR) – is a popular Dubai destination with residents and tourists alike. A playground for the kids and grownups, JBR has a lot to offer making it one of most trendiest places to meet up for some coffee, retail therapy or yoga by the beach. Here’s what you need to know planning a trip to JBR and it’s counterparts The Beach & The Walk: What to expect at JBR – Jumeirah Beach Residences Located in the busy district of Dubai Marina, JBR is a beachfront community of hotel and residential apartment towers within walking distance of some of Dubai’s famous attractions.

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Food Central in City Centre Deira

If you’re looking for a new place to enjoy great food, have fun, or simply hang out — head to Food Central at City Centre Deira. As part of the mall’s East Court renovation, this two-storey food hall offers plenty of dining options, along with fun and leisure activities. Food Central is the latest addition to the already diverse retail, food, and entertainment available at City Centre Deira, the original flagship mall of leading developer Majid Al Futtaim. The mall has been around since August 1995 — a little more than 25 years ago! Things to Do at City Centre Deira’s Food Central Food Hall Food Central is a unique F&B concept that initially introduced The Acai Spot and Kitchen

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