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Dubai — The rapid metamorphosis of this former sand-swept pearling town to the center of all things glamorous, replete with the world’s first “seven-star” hotel, can be dizzying to some. But, if you’re seeking warm nights in mid-December combined with fine dining and sparkling nightspots, Dubai is an ideal getaway.

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For the superlatives (like a seven-star hotel) and for the work-in-hyper-speed-progress you have to see to believe.

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8 Incredible Underwater Hotels

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Deal Alert: Fly Roundtrip to the UAE For Just $696

March 12, 2014 by Alex Schechter

A simple roundtrip flight between New York and Dubai in late May can cost up to $1,200 on Emirates, the nation-state's maincarrier. Not exactly a bargain, ... Read More »


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Ah, airport layovers. Few of us will ever actually look forward to them, but there are some airports where top-notch facilities make waiting for a connection ... Read More »


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We travelers jump at any chance to explore nature, whether it's a sweaty hike through the Amazon, ormaybe an afternoon spent flower-gazing on a mountain in South ... Read More »


Tips and Tricks For Preclearance: Where It’s Offered and How It Helps

January 29, 2014 by Darren Murph

There's been a bit of a stir this week concerning a new U.S. Customs facilityat Abu Dhabi International Airport, which is now offering preclearance for all U.S. ... Read More »


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