ONE DAY IN DUBAI

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ANNA ABROAD

With just about a zillion things to do, how does one spend a single day or prolonged layover in Dubai? Well, I’m here to recap the things that I enjoyed in Dubai and offer suggestions on things that I wish I would have included. Before diving into the best spots of Dubai, I’d like to mention the geographic challenges of only ~one~ day in Dubai. Downtown Dubai, where the Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa are located, is quite far from the Jumeirah Palm area of Dubai.

The Dubai Mall and Burj Khalifa

I spent a majority of my time in Dubai wandering around the Dubai Mall complex, which includes the second largest shopping mall in the world, the worlds tallest building, the infamous Dubai fountain, an ice rink, an aquarium and much more. The Mall itself has just about every store you could imagine, as well as a plethora of…

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Coffee Museum Dubai – a hidden gem

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For those of you who know us, would also know that me and my husband worship coffee (and tea!). Coffee for us is not just a beverage. It is like that comfort zone where you want to curl up after a crappy day or perhaps like a tight hug by a loved one when you need it most, a feeling of familiarity that brings a smile on your face when you are homesick in a foreign land. Thus while we were settling down in a new land with occasional pangs of homesickness, the first thing on our weekend itinerary was visiting the Coffee Museum in Dubai.

Tucked away cosily in a quite lane of Al Fahidi, the heritage district of Dubai, Villa 44 is sure a coffee lovers pilgrimage. The Coffee Museum is part cafe, part shop, and part cultural experience.

Spread over two floors, this curated private museum includes…

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