Monthly Archives:: March 2017

How is the weather in Berlin in June?

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June in Berlin is pleasantly warm but can be a bit on the wet side. Early in June morning lows are mostly in the low to mid 50s F (11-12C) while afternoons tend to be in the lower 70s F (21-22C).  A couple of the cooler mornings can see temperatures dipping to the mid-40s F […]

Princess Diana Fashion Exhibition

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The Princess Diana Exhibition Princess Diana is just as famous and loved the world over as she was before she was tragically killed in 1997.  Today, visitors from all of the world travel to London hoping to see where Diana was married, where she lived, and the memorials and monuments throughout the city that commemorate […]

Your Guide to the Dubai Miracle Garden

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The Dubai Miracle Garden is aptly named. After all, growing 45 million flowers in the desert is quite the miracle! The Garden is like an oasis in this bustling city. Here’s what you need to know before making the trip. What is the Dubai Miracle Garden? Dubai Miracle Garden is the world’s largest natural flower garden. It […]

What you need to know about Etihad Museum

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“The Etihad Museum tells the story of our Founding Fathers and our journey in the UAE”  -Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai. The Etihad Museum was opened to the public on January 2017. In this post, we go over some of the most common questions someone might ask before visiting the […]

Where to go for Art Week Dubai 2017

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Art Week Dubai celebrates Dubai’s creative industries – painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography and performing arts. From March 12-18, the city hosts openings, commissions, projects and public programming. Read on to see the different events taking place and our recommendations for what to see during Art Week.   Art Dubai Art Dubai is one of the world’s most […]

Emirates Lit Fest 2017

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March is known worldwide as the month of reading – a time to promote literacy, encourage storytelling and celebrate authors. In Dubai, we will welcome the month with the 9th Annual Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. In 2016, the festival welcomed 170 writers and over 40,000 guests from 35 different countries; this year looks to […]

The coffee chronicles

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Those who love their caffeine fix might take a special enjoyment out of a trip to Dubai. In addition to the fancy Frappuccino’s of brands like Starbucks, the UAE serves its own style of Arabica coffee known as Khaleeji. The drink is prepared in a traditional coffee pot known as a dallah, with coarsely ground […]

The Voodoo Museum in New Orleans

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Voodoo collage

New Orleans has a reputation as a city of all things mysterious, unusual and downright eerie. So naturally, the Voodoo Museum is right at home in New Orleans. This post provides essential information for visiting this one of a kind museum as well as an analysis of reviews from guests to the Museum.  The museum […]

A Tour of Nazi Berlin and World War 2 Sights

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This post is a tour of Third Reich sights in Berlin.  In addition to the self-guided tour below, we also list several companies offering both pre-paid and pay-what-you-like guided Third Reich tours in Berlin.  Guided Walking Tours Guided Bike Tours Self-Guided Tour Where is Hitler’s Bunker Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Berlin Bunker Tours