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Location: Welcome to Dubai!

Day 1 - 6 Feb 2022

Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 Arrival

Welcome to Dubai!, Dubai International Airport Terminal 3 Arrival

Content: We arrived early in the morning in Dubai and took a taxi to go to our hotel, located 30 minutes away from the airport.

Location: Dukes the Palm 🛏

Day 1 - 6 Feb 2022

Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

Dukes the Palm 🛏, Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
Dukes the Palm 🛏, Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
Dukes the Palm 🛏, Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

Content: We chose to stay at Dukes the Palm, a five-star hotel on the Palm. The night costed around 250€ per room, and breakfast was included in the rate.

Location: Around Dubai Mall

Day 1 - 6 Feb 2022

At The Top, Burj Khalifa

Around Dubai Mall, At The Top, Burj Khalifa
Around Dubai Mall, At The Top, Burj Khalifa
Around Dubai Mall, At The Top, Burj Khalifa
Around Dubai Mall, At The Top, Burj Khalifa
Around Dubai Mall, At The Top, Burj Khalifa

Content: After a nap, we were ready to discover Dubai! And we started by going at the top of tallest building in the world: the Burj Khalifa. I bought the tickets on GetYourGuide, and as we wanted to go during the sunset, it was more expensive. One ticket costed 39.50€.

Dubai Mall

Around Dubai Mall, Dubai Mall
Around Dubai Mall, Dubai Mall
Around Dubai Mall, Dubai Mall

Content: After having watched the sunset from the Burj Khalifa, we took the elevator back down and arrived just on time to watch the Dubai Mall fountains spectacle!

Location: Khyber 🍴

Day 1 - 6 Feb 2022

Khyber Restaurant

Khyber 🍴, Khyber Restaurant

Content: I had seen this Indian restaurant on TripAdvisor and it appeared that it was located in our hotel! The Chef was amazing as we weren’t used to spicy food and he adapted his recipes for us.

Location: Expo 2020

Day 2 - 7 Feb 2022

Dubai Expo 2020 Metro Station

Expo 2020, Dubai Expo 2020 Metro Station
Expo 2020, Dubai Expo 2020 Metro Station
Expo 2020, Dubai Expo 2020 Metro Station
Expo 2020, Dubai Expo 2020 Metro Station
Expo 2020, Dubai Expo 2020 Metro Station

Content: The main reason for our trip to Dubai was to visit the Expo 2020 taking place from October 1st (2021) to March 31st 2022.

Dubai Expo 2020 Metro Station

Expo 2020, Dubai Expo 2020 Metro Station
Expo 2020, Dubai Expo 2020 Metro Station

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Location: Bur Dubai

Day 3 - 8 Feb 2022

Bur Dubai Abra Station

Bur Dubai , Bur Dubai Abra Station
Bur Dubai , Bur Dubai Abra Station
Bur Dubai , Bur Dubai Abra Station
Bur Dubai , Bur Dubai Abra Station

Content: Dubai is not all about luxury, influencers or beach clubs. We wanted to discover a more authentic side of the city, so we went to Bur Dubai and Deira (considered as the Old Dubai). We crossed the river thanks to an Abra (traditional boat), it costs only 1 AED (0.25€) to do so!

Location: Deira

Day 3 - 8 Feb 2022

Deira

Deira, Deira

Content: I kind of liked the atmosphere that was very different from Downtown Dubai.

Location: Gold Souq

Day 3 - 8 Feb 2022

Souk de l’or

Gold Souq, Souk de l’or
Gold Souq, Souk de l’or
Gold Souq, Souk de l’or

Content: The Gold Souq is well renowned in the world. It’s quite impressive to walk through it, even though we didn’t buy anything!

Location: Souks

Day 3 - 8 Feb 2022

Souk Naif Plaza

Souks , Souk Naif Plaza

Content: The souks made me think of my trips in Tunis or Marrakech, but the vendors were not agressive or insistent at all.

Location: Back in Bur Dubai

Day 3 - 8 Feb 2022

Bur Dubaï

Back in Bur Dubai, Bur Dubaï
Back in Bur Dubai, Bur Dubaï
Back in Bur Dubai, Bur Dubaï

Content: We crossed again the river with an Abra and walked around Bur Dubai, we’ve seen so many beautiful mosques!

Location: Dubai Mall

Day 3 - 8 Feb 2022

Dubai Mall

Dubai Mall, Dubai Mall
Dubai Mall, Dubai Mall
Dubai Mall, Dubai Mall
Dubai Mall, Dubai Mall

Content: We finally « visited » the Dubai Mall and its craziness.

Location: Enjoying the hotel’s beach

Day 3 - 8 Feb 2022

Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

Enjoying the hotel’s beach , Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
Enjoying the hotel’s beach , Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
Enjoying the hotel’s beach , Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
Enjoying the hotel’s beach , Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
Enjoying the hotel’s beach , Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
Enjoying the hotel’s beach , Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
Enjoying the hotel’s beach , Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

Content: We ended our day at the hotel’s beach that offers a wonderful view on the Dubai Marina and Ain Dubai 🎡

Location: Ula Dubai 🍴

Day 4 - 9 Feb 2022

Ula Dubai

Ula Dubai 🍴, Ula Dubai
Ula Dubai 🍴, Ula Dubai
Ula Dubai 🍴, Ula Dubai
Ula Dubai 🍴, Ula Dubai

Content: This day, we had lunch at the beach club of the hotel. I loved the deco and the vibes!

Location: Safari in the Desert 🐪

Day 4 - 9 Feb 2022

Red Sand Dunes Safari

Safari in the Desert 🐪, Red Sand Dunes Safari
Safari in the Desert 🐪, Red Sand Dunes Safari
Safari in the Desert 🐪, Red Sand Dunes Safari
Safari in the Desert 🐪, Red Sand Dunes Safari
Safari in the Desert 🐪, Red Sand Dunes Safari
Safari in the Desert 🐪, Red Sand Dunes Safari
Safari in the Desert 🐪, Red Sand Dunes Safari
Safari in the Desert 🐪, Red Sand Dunes Safari

Content: I booked a safari in Dubai’s Desert with the agency « Mes vacances à Dubaï » and it costed 52€ per person, for a 7-hour long safari at sunset with dinner. It was the first time I saw sand dunes and it was so beautiful!

Location: Dinner at the Camp 🍴

Day 4 - 9 Feb 2022

Desert Safari Camp

Dinner at the Camp 🍴, Desert Safari Camp
Dinner at the Camp 🍴, Desert Safari Camp
Dinner at the Camp 🍴, Desert Safari Camp

Content: The dinner in a camp was included in the price of the safari, but I didn’t like it. We were hundreds of people in the same place and it felt very touristic.

Location: Souk Madinat Jumeirah

Day 5 - 10 Feb 2022

Mina A Salam Madinat Jumeirah

Souk Madinat Jumeirah , Mina A Salam Madinat Jumeirah

Content: I really recommend to go this place! It’s really pretty, you can do some shopping in the « souk », and even take an Abra ride on the artificial rivers overlooking on the Burj Al Arab.

Location: Jumeirah Beach ⛱

Day 5 - 10 Feb 2022

Jumeirah Beach

Jumeirah Beach ⛱, Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah Beach ⛱, Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah Beach ⛱, Jumeirah Beach

Content: Jumeirah Beach is a public beach quite close to the famous hotel Burj Al Arab.

Jumeirah Beach

Jumeirah Beach ⛱, Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah Beach ⛱, Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah Beach ⛱, Jumeirah Beach

Content: I fell in love with this beach and its blue clear waters ⛱

Location: Jumeirah Beach (again)

Day 5 - 10 Feb 2022

Jumeirah Beach

Jumeirah Beach (again), Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah Beach (again), Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah Beach (again), Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah Beach (again), Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah Beach (again), Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah Beach (again), Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah Beach (again), Jumeirah Beach

Content: Some more pictures as I really loved this area!

Location: Carluccio’s 🍴

Day 5 - 10 Feb 2022

Carluccio's

Carluccio’s 🍴, Carluccio's
Carluccio’s 🍴, Carluccio's

Content: A good Italian restaurant located in the Dubai Mall, right in front of the fountains!

Location: Palace Downtown 📸

Day 5 - 10 Feb 2022

Palace Downtown

Palace Downtown 📸, Palace Downtown
Palace Downtown 📸, Palace Downtown
Palace Downtown 📸, Palace Downtown

Content: A good spot to take some pictures!

Location: The Pointe

Day 5 - 10 Feb 2022

The Pointe

The Pointe, The Pointe
The Pointe, The Pointe

Content: For our last evening, we went to The Pointe, which is a nice area with restaurants, shops, a fountain spectacle and a view on the Atlantis!

Location: Meshico 🍴

Day 5 - 10 Feb 2022

Meshico

Meshico 🍴, Meshico
Meshico 🍴, Meshico
Meshico 🍴, Meshico

Content: Last dinner in Dubai, we went for Mexican food and a nice view on the Atlantis 🌮

Location: Dubaï

Day 6 - 11 Feb 2022

Aéroport international de Dubaï

Dubaï, Aéroport international de Dubaï
Dubaï, Aéroport international de Dubaï
Dubaï, Aéroport international de Dubaï
Dubaï, Aéroport international de Dubaï

Content: After five days, it was already time to day goodbye to Dubai! I’m glad to have discovered this city from my own eyes ❤️