Dubai is the financial capital of the Middle East. A modern city undergoing a rapid transformation.
I think it easy to say their motto is “bigger is better” as Dubai hosts the worlds tallest building and the world largest shopping centre.
Burj Khalifa, worlds tallest building.
Local souq – market.
This is the “real” InterContinental hotel in Dubai. Like the InterContinental Residence Suites, the InterContinental Dubai is at Dubai Festival City and is attached to the adjacent Festival City shopping centre via an air conditioned walkway.
This was my first time in the UAE so I’d decided to stop a couple of days in Dubai on my way to Abu Dhabi. We’d arrived around midnight after a long flight from Melbourne. UAE customs and immigration were no problems and around 20 minutes after walking off our Qantas A380 flight we were … Continue reading InterContinental Residence Suites, Dubai, UAE