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Location: Dubai

Day 1 - 26 Jun 2021

The Canvas Dubai Hotel

Dubai, The Canvas Dubai Hotel
Dubai, The Canvas Dubai Hotel
Dubai, The Canvas Dubai Hotel
Dubai, The Canvas Dubai Hotel
Dubai, The Canvas Dubai Hotel
Dubai, The Canvas Dubai Hotel
Dubai, The Canvas Dubai Hotel
Dubai, The Canvas Dubai Hotel
Dubai, The Canvas Dubai Hotel
Dubai, The Canvas Dubai Hotel

Content: We stayed at The Canvas Hotel in Bur Dubai. They offer a delicious breakfast buffet with various cuisines.

Location: Dubai

Day 2 - 27 Jun 2021

Old Souk (السوق القديم)

Dubai, Old Souk (السوق القديم)
Dubai, Old Souk (السوق القديم)
Dubai, Old Souk (السوق القديم)
Dubai, Old Souk (السوق القديم)
Dubai, Old Souk (السوق القديم)
Dubai, Old Souk (السوق القديم)
Dubai, Old Souk (السوق القديم)

Content: The first thing we did when we arrived in Dubai was visiting the Old Souk. There you can purchase spices, gold, utensils, perfume, anything you need/want, you’ll find it. We also got to try on traditional outfits.

Deira Old Souk Marine Transport Station

Dubai, Deira Old Souk Marine Transport Station
Dubai, Deira Old Souk Marine Transport Station
Dubai, Deira Old Souk Marine Transport Station
Dubai, Deira Old Souk Marine Transport Station

Content: Right outside the souk is the Dubai Creek, where you can hop on an Abra boat for 1 AED and get across to Al Fahidi in just 5-10 mns.

Al Fahidi Historical District (حي الفهيدي التاريخي)

Dubai, Al Fahidi Historical District (حي الفهيدي التاريخي)
Dubai, Al Fahidi Historical District (حي الفهيدي التاريخي)
Dubai, Al Fahidi Historical District (حي الفهيدي التاريخي)

Content: Al Fahidi is the historic district, where all the old museums are. It was getting dark so we decided to return another day.

Location: Dubai Marina

Day 2 - 27 Jun 2021

Atelier M

Dubai Marina, Atelier M
Dubai Marina, Atelier M
Dubai Marina, Atelier M
Dubai Marina, Atelier M

Content: For dinner, we went to Atelier M, located at the Marina. They have a great happy hour special and a great cocktail selection.

Location: Dubai

Day 3 - 28 Jun 2021

Barasti Beach Bar

Dubai, Barasti Beach Bar
Dubai, Barasti Beach Bar
Dubai, Barasti Beach Bar
Dubai, Barasti Beach Bar
Dubai, Barasti Beach Bar
Dubai, Barasti Beach Bar
Dubai, Barasti Beach Bar

Content: Aquaholic Ladies Day on Mondays 9am-4pm. There’s no cover charge, you simply enter, choose a sandy spot and sip on free-flowing margaritas and Frose with a free lunch item for only 50 AED. Of course, you get what you pay for. The drinks are not strong and not up to my standards.

The Dubai Mall (دبي مول)

Dubai, The Dubai Mall (دبي مول)
Dubai, The Dubai Mall (دبي مول)
Dubai, The Dubai Mall (دبي مول)
Dubai, The Dubai Mall (دبي مول)

Content: Dubai Mall is the most iconic and largest mall in the world, so of course you can find pretty much everything you need there. They have a wide range of shops, attractions, restaurants, cafes to choose from. Located in the heart of Downtown Dubai, tourists come from all over the world to visit Dubai Mall.

Dubai Aquarium (حوض دبي للأسماك)

Dubai, Dubai Aquarium (حوض دبي للأسماك)
Dubai, Dubai Aquarium (حوض دبي للأسماك)
Dubai, Dubai Aquarium (حوض دبي للأسماك)
Dubai, Dubai Aquarium (حوض دبي للأسماك)
Dubai, Dubai Aquarium (حوض دبي للأسماك)

Content: I have never seen sharks up close and personal. I don’t know but once I entered the tunnel, I was mesmerized. It really felt like I was underwater, without being in water.

Bull & Bear

Dubai, Bull & Bear
Dubai, Bull & Bear
Dubai, Bull & Bear
Dubai, Bull & Bear
Dubai, Bull & Bear

Content: Bull & Bear is a steakhouse located at the Waldorf Astoria in DIFC. I highly recommend for a lovely evening with a cozy ambience. The food is incredible and the staff knowledgeable and offered great recommendations.

Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre (والدورف أستوريا مركز دبي المالي العالمي)

Dubai, Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre (والدورف أستوريا مركز دبي المالي العالمي)
Dubai, Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre (والدورف أستوريا مركز دبي المالي العالمي)
Dubai, Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre (والدورف أستوريا مركز دبي المالي العالمي)

Content: After dinner, we went to the rooftop/pool area. It was close after 11pm but it has a nice view of the Burj Khalifa.

Location: DIFC

Day 4 - 29 Jun 2021

Vibe

DIFC, Vibe
DIFC, Vibe
DIFC, Vibe
DIFC, Vibe

Content: If you like pink, this is the place for you. The restaurant is nicely decorated with pink walls and greenery, which creates a nice contrast. The food is delicious, and there are healthy gluten and dairy free options. I loved the creative/pun names of the dishes and drinks on the menu. The staff is friendly and helpful, and the music takes you back to the early 2000s, which is an awesome vibe.

Burj Khalifa

DIFC, Burj Khalifa
DIFC, Burj Khalifa

Content: Of course, the world’s tallest skyscraper is in Dubai. Everything in Dubai is larger than life. Unfortunately, I didn’t get to go inside but the Burj Khalifa offers the best views of the Dubai skyline and beyond from its observation deck.

1 OAK Dubai

DIFC, 1 OAK Dubai
DIFC, 1 OAK Dubai
DIFC, 1 OAK Dubai
DIFC, 1 OAK Dubai
DIFC, 1 OAK Dubai

Content: 1 Oak is located inside the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel and is the place to be on Mondays for Ladies Night. They offer a set 150AED menu, which includes unlimited drinks and a light dinner. The music is versatile and great, but I suggest making a reservation, since it gets crowded.

Location: Dubai

Day 5 - 30 Jun 2021

Al Seef

Dubai, Al Seef
Dubai, Al Seef
Dubai, Al Seef
Dubai, Al Seef
Dubai, Al Seef
Dubai, Al Seef

Content: Al Seef is located in the Historic District

Arabian Tea House Cafe (كافية بيت الشاي العربي)

Dubai, Arabian Tea House Cafe (كافية بيت الشاي العربي)
Dubai, Arabian Tea House Cafe (كافية بيت الشاي العربي)
Dubai, Arabian Tea House Cafe (كافية بيت الشاي العربي)
Dubai, Arabian Tea House Cafe (كافية بيت الشاي العربي)

Content: This is the first Emirati restaurant in Dubai, that offers traditional and authentic Arabic cuisine. I had the Tikka Laham, which is grilled lamb chunks, marinated in Arabic spices and served with tanoor bread, yogurt, and Arabic salad. Tea is served after the meal to aid in digestion.

Vibe

Dubai, Vibe
Dubai, Vibe
Dubai, Vibe
Dubai, Vibe

Content: We went back to Vibe the following night. They have a great Ladies night on Sundays, they play loud music and the drinks are unlimited for only 50AED, but no vulgar dancing.

Location: Dubai

Day 6 - 1 Jul 2021

Dubai Frame (برواز دبي)

Dubai, Dubai Frame (برواز دبي)

Content: The Dubai Frame is the world’s largest picture frame, sitting at 150 meters high, framing some of the most iconic buildings such as the Burj Khalifa and other skyscrapers.

FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai

Dubai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Dubai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Dubai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Dubai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Dubai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Dubai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Dubai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Dubai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai
Dubai, FIVE Palm Jumeirah Dubai

Content: Praia Secret Ladies Day on Thursdays from 12pm-4pm. The package is 150AED, includes pool access, free flowing Sangria and punch with a lunch platter.

The Boss Lounge Dubai

Dubai, The Boss Lounge Dubai
Dubai, The Boss Lounge Dubai
Dubai, The Boss Lounge Dubai
Dubai, The Boss Lounge Dubai

Content: The Boss Lounge has only been open a couple months but it’s easily one of my favorite lounges, this place is a vibe. If you are looking for a spot that plays great Afrobeat, I 100% recommend this lounge.

Location: Al Jabal Village

Day 7 - 2 Jul 2021

Desert Safari

Al Jabal Village, Desert Safari
Al Jabal Village, Desert Safari
Al Jabal Village, Desert Safari
Al Jabal Village, Desert Safari
Al Jabal Village, Desert Safari
Al Jabal Village, Desert Safari
Al Jabal Village, Desert Safari
Al Jabal Village, Desert Safari

Content: The following activities were included in the Safari Tours: Dune dashing, Sand Boarding, Quad biking, Camel rides. After all the activities, you get to relax at the camp site, enjoy a BBQ Buffet Dinner, while watching Belly dancing and Tanura fire shows. After the show is over, you can enjoy hookah and a Henna.

Location: Dubai

Day 8 - 3 Jul 2021

Museum Of The Future (متحف المستقبل)

Dubai, Museum Of The Future (متحف المستقبل)
Dubai, Museum Of The Future (متحف المستقبل)

Content: Drove past this sculpture

Location: دبي

Day 8 - 3 Jul 2021

Address Beach Resort

دبي, Address Beach Resort
دبي, Address Beach Resort
دبي, Address Beach Resort
دبي, Address Beach Resort
دبي, Address Beach Resort
دبي, Address Beach Resort

Content: Address Beach Hotel is in the Marina and is home to the highest infinity pool in the world, located 964 feet high on the 77th floor.

Location: Dubai

Day 8 - 3 Jul 2021

Ketch Up

Dubai, Ketch Up
Dubai, Ketch Up
Dubai, Ketch Up
Dubai, Ketch Up
Dubai, Ketch Up
Dubai, Ketch Up

Content: They are known for their burgers, and I promise you they did not disappoint. Located in Bluewaters Island, theJBR skyline views are magmificentn and the fooddid not disappoint.

Bla Bla Dubai

Dubai, Bla Bla Dubai
Dubai, Bla Bla Dubai
Dubai, Bla Bla Dubai
Dubai, Bla Bla Dubai
Dubai, Bla Bla Dubai
Dubai, Bla Bla Dubai

Content: Bla Bla is made up of 20 bars and restaurants, located opposite of Jumeirah Beach and offers breathtaking views of Bluewaters and the Dubai Eye.

Location: Dubai

Day 9 - 4 Jul 2021

Al Seef

Dubai, Al Seef
Dubai, Al Seef
Dubai, Al Seef
Dubai, Al Seef
Dubai, Al Seef
Dubai, Al Seef
Dubai, Al Seef

Content: Went back to buy last minute souvenirs.

Burjuman Centre (مركز برجمان للتسوق)

Dubai, Burjuman Centre (مركز برجمان للتسوق)
Dubai, Burjuman Centre (مركز برجمان للتسوق)

Content: Met with an old friend and tried KFC, which is supposed to be healthier than the American way.