Monthly Archives:: November 2020

Dhow Cruise on the Marina

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  What is a Dhow? A Dhow is a traditional Arab sea-trading vessel usually made of durable wood. Dhows have been innate part of the Emirati history. The trade of pearls, spices and gold were the largest sources of income for the UAE for many years in the past. When in Dubai, you can see […]

Expo 2020 – Dubai by Foot

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If you’ve visited Dubai Airport recently, you may have seen some signs – “Proud Hosts of Expo 2020”. This might lead people to wonder – what exactly is World Expo 2020? And why should I care about it? In this post, we’ll answer some of the common questions tourists might have about the upcoming Expo […]

Dubai Landmarks

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Iconic and Famous Buildings in Dubai Dubai is known for its incredible skyline of towering skyscrapers, many of which are record-breakers in some form or the other. Most of these skyscrapers feature distinctive architectural features to make them stand out against the already impressive crowd. Any visitor to Dubai with a passing interest in architecture […]

Shopping in Dubai | Dubai by Foot

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Where to Shop in Dubai, Best Shopping Deals and Amazing Sales | Dubai Shopping Guide Dubai is a shopper’s paradise. It’s home to one of the largest malls in the world, has multiple shopping complexes and even has its own dedicated shopping festival. With all of these options, it can be hard to know where […]

Local Coffee in Chicago

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While you still might find a Starbucks on every other corner, Chicago is full of coffee shops to get the perfect cup of Joe. From local chains, specialty coffee roasters, and the perfect atmosphere, there is something for every taste bud and every neighborhood. Below you will find some of the most popular local spots […]

Summary of Tours in Berlin

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Berlin is a fascinating city with a complicated history and there is no better way to explore it than with a tour! In this post, we provide an overview of all of the different types of tours available in Berlin, and then go into detail regarding what to expect on each of these tours.  East […]

Self Guided East Georgetown Walking Tour

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This post is a 2-hour self-guided tour of things to see in the eastern half of Georgetown in Washington, DC.  While you haven’t officially left Washington, D.C., it sure feels like you have. Founded in 1751 as the Town of George, this was a small tobacco inspection port in the colony of Maryland.  We hope […]