Is Dubai the city of gold and glamour, or is it an exotic desert outpost? The majority of visitors to Dubai don't know the answer to this question before they arrive, and some never delve deep enough into the culture to ever find out. The success of Dubai's international airline, Emirates, and their extensive route network mean that most visitors are simply stopping through. A bit of research will prepare you for many days, even weeks in Dubai. Think white-sand beaches, eternal heat, Bedouin culture, austere natural beauty, bustling souks, space-age architecture, international cuisine, theme parks of almost every nature, shopping, and more.
Bur Dubai and the South Bank
Most of Dubai's important historical attractions are located in this area along the south bank, just a stone's throw from…Learn More >
Deira and the North Bank
Extending north of Dubai Creek—to the border of neighboring Sharjah—is a patchwork of tightly packed districts known by the name…Learn More >
Dubai Marina's 50 million square feet of man-made marina changed the face of the southern end of Jumeirah Beach. It's…Learn More >