Tag Archives: Dubai

Welcome to my travel blog

17 Jul

Deanna is a freelance travel contributor, based out of Toronto, Canada for TripAtlas.com and various travel sites.  She has been featured on Sympatico.ca/travel and in Active Adult magazine.

Her passion has led her around the world to Asia, Africa, Europe, North and South America and most of the Middle East including a two year stunt in Dubai.

The one thing she can’t live without?  Her passport.

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10 Cool Things About the Middle East

30 Jun
There’s no doubt the Middle East certainly has its share of instability, but life resumes as normal and there is so much more than meets the eye.  The Cradle of Civilisation is how it’s referred, and rightfully so.  Every part of this region dates back to the beginning of man and the result is today’s richness in culture, passion and kinship.  Definitely not for the close-minded, its contrasting beauty, hospitality and ever-present sunshine will make you succumb to the notion that this part of the world is like anywhere else.  Set the stereotypes aside as you plan your next holiday and venture out to one of many Middle Eastern locales.  To get you going, listed are ten awesome things about the Middle East.

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353 Days of Sun, Sand and Surf

7 Mar
With 80% of the world’s construction cranes surrounding my every whereabouts, Dubai started to look boring after two years.  But the Emirate never had me bored with things to do.  With 353 days a year of sun, sand and surf Dubai never left me restless.

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Little Luxuries: The convenient lifestyle that makes Dubai, Dubai

5 Mar
If being spoiled is what you’re going for, live out the little luxuries the way the expats do in true, convenient, style to make your trip to Dubai even more advantageous.  Any visitor can obtain snaps and stories of shopping in the world’s largest mall, eyeing the tallest tower, skiing in the only indoor ski hill or dining in the world’s 7-star hotel.  But as long as you have a local calling card, your driver’s license and passport even the everyday visitor can indulge in common expat amenities in which you wouldn’t have otherwise known.
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