Posts Tagged: Old Dubai

Women’s Museum

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While the UAE is a conservative country, it would be wrong to assume that it is one that negates the rights of women. On the country, the UAE has worked hard to promote the opportunities and achievements of its female citizens. Women make up two-thirds of government employees and one-third of the country’s cabinet. In […]

Marsa Al Seef – The Creek Dubai

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There’s a new cultural hotspot in Dubai! Marsa al Seef ! Marsa Al Seef, which stretches 1.8km along the Dubai Creek, has just opened its first phase to the public. The area borders the Al Fahidi Historical District. This a region of Dubai that’s very close to us here at Dubai by Foot. In fact, […]

Traditional Emirati Clothing

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Dubai is one of the most glamorous cities in the world. A simple stroll outside shows a world that looks like a runway, with couture clothing and designer accessories abound. Many tourists who visit Dubai make it a point to do some shopping, whether it’s purchasing threads from a fast fashion outlet or buying a […]

Heritage Attractions of Dubai

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“Our Union stems from our heritage…the Spirit of the Union paired vision with work, hence cultivating success.” – HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Introduction to Dubai History The most beautiful, picturesque and tourist-worthy sights in Dubai are its historical attractions, many of which are set around the natural seawater inlet, the Dubai Creek. […]

Ramadan in Dubai – What to know and how to make the most of it

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 “Culture is everything and everything is culture.” Here is our guide on what to expect if you intend on spending your Ramadan in Dubai, how to learn about it and how to enjoy it fully. Ramadan is observed in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Muslims all over the world fast during the day […]