Vegetarian Food in Dubai


Let me start off by saying I never faced any problem in finding vegetarian food in Dubai. Right off from the flight with flydubai to the last meal at Meliá Dubai., there was always good vegetarian food available for me. I was pleasantly surprised by having a vegetarian option in the flight menu of the … Read more

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Things to Do in Dubai


I am sure there are a lot of things to do in Dubai and I only had a short stay there. I had so much fun in Dubai that I went ahead and compiled a list of things to do in Dubai anyway. Burj Khalifa Burj Khalifa is the iconic landmark in Dubai, towering over … Read more

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Meliá Dubai- I Had a Great Stay with Them


On my recent trip to Dubai I stayed at Meliá Dubai. I had a great stay with them. Meliá Dubai is a modern hotel with great rooms and a lot to do within the hotel itself. The hotel is located in the traditional Bur area and it is close to Dubai Museum and Dubai Creek. The Check-In … Read more

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flydubai Business Class Experience


flydubai invited me on a FAM trip to Dubai in December 2016. My kind hosts gave me business class tickets for the trip. flydubai is a budget airline which flies out of Terminal 2 in Dubai. So here I go, about my flydubai business class experience. They have 30 weekly flights from India flying out … Read more

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Explore Dubai by Dubai Metro #themetroproject


I walk with a spring in my step towards any metro station! My kind hosts FlyDubai gave me pre-loaded metro cards to use and explore the Dubai city! I was on cloud nine, I was going to explore Dubai by Dubai Metro on my own! I have always liked metro trains, undergrounds, trams and other … Read more

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Dress Code for Women in Dubai


Before going to Dubai (on a FlyDubai FAM) I searched the net to know more about the dress code for women in Dubai. What I found suggested that it is better to dress on the conservative side. I also gathered that malls were the places where you could dress more liberally. Now, I am back … Read more

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Dubai International Airport- My First Experience


Photo Credit- Jag_cz/Shutterstock I became acquainted with Dubai International Airport in 2001. I was flying Delhi-Dubai-Athens and back and was a Ph.D. student then. I was wide-eyed too, sometimes I miss that, I don’t think I am that wide-eyed anymore! This was my second trip abroad, the first being to Singapore in 1999! However, in … Read more

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If I Planned a Trip to Dubai


My acquaintance with Dubai is only with the airport and the Emirates. I have transited thrice but never ventured into the city yet. I have been only a transit passenger to Dubai till now. The first trip was in 2001 when I was flying to Athens for an academic conference. I had a 23 hour … Read more

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The Dubai Connection

I have not traveled within Dubai (shall I say yet?) but my younger nephew, also known as Brat 2, has done a long internship in Dubai and I have heard a lot of tales! He is an excellent traveling companion and we have been chatting about visiting Dubai together but let us see when we … Read more

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Skywatch Friday- Take Off from Dubai

  My stock of photos tell me that it is time to click a few new ones. I would be off to Bangalore on the next Sunday for a week, so let us see what new ones I can add. This one was from a take off from Dubai while traveling to Manchester. For other … Read more

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