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Katie at Tripbase has put together a fun, new blog challenge to unite bloggers (from all sectors) in a joint endeavour to share lessons learned and create a bank of long but not forgotten blog posts that deserve to see the light of day again. And how to do this? Details are over at Tripbase [...]

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Dubai, the daydreaming emirate

Dubai is a study in contrast: an old souk with wooden beamed roofs in narrow alleyways. Just across the creek, hyper-modern skyscrapers of the most futuristic designs.

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Dubai Terminal 2

According to the Dubai Airport website, the renowned Dubai Duty Free covers 5 400 square metres of shopper’s paradise. Well, it’s certainly not located in Terminal 2. There’s only one shop in Terminal 2. A rather uninteresting one at that. That, and just a few cafeterias.

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Dubai shopping

Apart from the world’s best hotel (Burj al-Arab), the world’s tallest building (Burj Khalifa) and artificial islands (The Palm Jumeirah and The World), Dubai is known for its fabulous shopping malls.

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2 Cool Cafes in Dubai

We fell in love with Basta Art Café instantly. In a courtyard of an old wind tower, Basta is in the Old Bastakiya quarter, close to Dubai Creek. There was even a cafe cat!

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