After being severely enthralled by the lavish Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi, it was time to explore the even more resplendent Emirates Palace. Thesaurus.com defines luxury as “a material object, service, etc., conducive to sumptuous living, usually a delicacy, elegance, or refinement of living rather than a necessity”. For Emirates Palace probably even luxury is […]
The Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi is perhaps the most beautiful, sumptuous, and diverse mosque I have ever set my foot in, so far. Incepted by the Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and housing his resting place, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is easily spotted from afar due to the pure Macedonian and […]
Capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi is a refreshing oasis in the Arabian Desert. Proud owner of multitudes of parks scattered around the city, it is much greener than the touristy Dubai. Covering more than 80% of the total territory of the UAE, Abu Dhabi is the largest of the seven emirates. The […]
You thought you had been prepared. Having seen countless videos and photos of thee steel gargantuan, you might have imagined its size. But Burj Khalifa flabbergasts! With its staggering 828 m (2,716 ft), it’s even challenging to describe it if you haven’t been near its entrance. Truly an incredible feat of engineering, it’s regarded as […]
Grains of sand. Irrigated trees. Luxury meets pomposity. I never had too much of an expectation about Dubai, and the United Arab Emirates as a whole. It has never been on my “to-visit” list, yet I just came back from a journey there.