Discover the extravagant luxury, high-tech facilities and old world charm of Dubai. This United Arab Emirates (UAE) state is located on the eastern coast of the Arabic Peninsular, in the southwest corner of the Arabian Gulf. Renowned, worldwide, as a booming centre of international trade and innovation, Dubai has fast become one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations. Only in Dubai can one gaze upon, and travel up, the world’s largest freestanding structure (the Burj Khalifa), shop in both exclusive designer malls and traditional trade souks and indulge in feasts inspired by the flavours of the world while staying in a 7-star hotel!
Abu Dhabi is the largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates, occupying 84 per cent of the national landmass territory. It has 200 islands and a long coastline stretching 700km.
Abu Dhabi city in the emirate is the federal capital of the UAE.
Abu Dhabi has become a centre for world-class sporting events such as: the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, the prestigious Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge cross-country rally and the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. It is the home of the spectacular Louvre Abu Dhabi and in addition, the city will soon house the world’s largest concentration of premier cultural institutions which will include the Sheikh Zayed National Museum and the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi is rich in natural wonders too. While the emirate’s famous Liwa oasis in the south of the emirate is home to some of the largest and most beautiful sand dunes in the world, the garden city of Al Ain in the foothills of Jebel Hafeet is home to several heritage sites.
The latest updates on things to do and see in Dubai
Latest updates on things to do and see in Abu Dhabi
Offering a range of activities, from traditional cuisine to conversations with local Emiratis helping tourists and residents learn the history and culture of Dubai and the UAE.