There is no doubt that Dubai has been one of the most surprising cities in the world over the past 30 years, rising up from the sand in a state of constant re-invention.
DAVID WESTLEY: Dubai has been one of the most surprising cities in the world, rising up from the sand in a state of constant re-invention.
SARAH WALTON: I’m often asked what are my favourite restaurants in Dubai – well then, here they are.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: If the smell of the nearby sewage disposal plant isn’t enough to get your back up the introduction of new ‘systems’ certainly will.
SARAH WALTON: How did I not know of it before? The heavenly taste of freshly baked feteer is a treat worth celebrating.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: The success of Dubai’s Godolphin Stables has been one of the pillars that has built Dubai’s reputation. The doping scandal comes as a huge shock.
Amr Diab needs no introduction. The Egyptian superstar is popular across the globe — he has fans everywhere from the GCC to Europe, the United States and Australia.
RACHEL MCARTHUR: Amr Diab needs no introduction. The Egyptian superstar has fans everywhere from the GCC to Europe, the United States and Australia.
SARAH WALTON: She’s a force of nature who looks as if she’ll fit in perfectly. But what’s her take on the glitz and glamour of Dubai?
JAMES DORSEY: A battle between Turkey and the states of the Arabian Gulf to be the de-facto sports hub of the Middle East is underway
STEVE ROYSTON: Two years ago I wrote about the comparative advantages of Bahrain and Dubai and came down firmly on one side. What now though?
One of my worst nightmares is not to have a roof over my head and not to have a home to return to every night. I was therefore in shock to find out a couple of weeks ago, purely by chance, that one of my friends had been sleeping rough on a beach in Jumeirah for the past four months.
MICH CAFE: I managed to miss all of the signs but now that I know what happened to ‘Eva’ they appear blindingly obvious
Dubai World Expo 2020's latest video in its bid to hold the World Exhibition in 2020.
MidEastPosts.com is a firm supporter of bringing the Dubai World Expo 2020 to the region. We believe turning the world’s spotlight towards the Middle East is a way to challenge the many stereotypes that exist of its peoples, culture and ambitions.
SARAH WALTON: The deserts of the UAE – and beyond -provide a magical experience whatever end of the luxury spectrum you happen to inhabit.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: It’s always fun ‘gazumping’ a world record announcement by New York. But there’s a little problem with Dubai’s new landmark
SHAAHIMA FAHIM: Discreet delivery via drivers impersonating policemen? What ever entered the minds of the Durex Arabia marketing team.
SUSAN AL SHAHRI: The advances in Omani education over the past forty years are nothing short of miraculous.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: You can keep your super-malls and your skyscrapers. The back street souks of Sharjah do me fine, thanks all the same.
SARAH WALTON: How to savour the sensory delights of Dubai’s most famous hotel without paying $1,800 for a night. I have a cunning plan.