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 […]

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 […]

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.