Author: Szabó Erika
Mentioning the capital of the United Arab Emirates always
puts the one in the center of attention, not without
a reason. Fabulous splendor, sparkling gold and
luxury in the caressing warm sunshine, that glances through the
astonishing constructions of Dubai, the incredible world between
the sand dunes.
Although, Dubai is the luxury capital of the world, 50 years ago
it consisted of few buildings only. Originally, the city on the shore
of the Persian Gulf ’s was inhabited by poor Bedouins and
pearlers and nowadays 12-lane, wide highways are meandering
between the skyscrapers, giving unforgettable experience for
the premium traveling elite.
Dubai offers everything that a traveler might fi nd important to
have a premium quality experience during their trip; multimillion-
dollar cars, high-end fashion brands, gold and diamond
jewelry, and things that they would never fi nd anywhere else
in the world. Those travelers who prefer exciting tours where
luxury and tradition are hand in hand, will not be disappointed.
Nothing is impossible in Dubai, as they are striving to be the fi rst
and the only one in everything.
It is common to see Lamborghini police cars on the streets and
seeing luxury cars with single-letter registration number plates
referring to the status of the family and suggesting that might
an infl uential sheikh sitting in the perfectly darkened vehicle.
Dubai’s Old Town area is set apart by the Creek;
Deira on one side, and Bur Dubai on the other.
Most of the museums, mosques, old buildings
and markets are located here. This is where
Dubai’s other face reveals that it is not all about
glamour, but the traditional Arabic world.
Unique gold jewelry, hand-woven textiles, traditional
fragrances and cheap little goods can
be found in the colorful bazaars of Dubai. There
is a traditional spice market, textile market,
perfume market, and, as Dubai is called “the
city of gold”, a gold market is also located in
the market area. Hundreds of shops are selling
gold goods, the shopfronts are slumping under
the amount of jewelry.
In the neighborhood of the golden bazar is the
spice market, where the traveler can explore a
new and exciting spices, further taste dates and
other candied fruits and nuts, further local tea
THE TOWER OF
The world’s only seven-star luxury hotel title
is well earned by the Burj Al Arab.
The hotel was built on an artifi cial island
and the building is the third tallest hotel
in the world, nevertheless an architectural
masterpiece. It has several underwater luxury
suits, which have amazing crystal blue
walls and it offers a nice relaxing atmosphere
after a day-long shopping or city tour.
On the 25th fl oor there is a $ 24,000 per
night “Royal Suit” which truthfully fi ts to a
king. It has a 24/7 butler service and a private
lift, and the bathroom is only fi lled with
Hermès products. The suit itself consists of
three fl oors, decorated with stunning marble
and gold staircases, three separated bathrooms
in a magical scent.
The area of the helipad is not only for helicopters;
Andre Agassi and Roger Federer
played tennis as it serves as a tennis court
also, not to mention, during Formula 1
even some cars were tested there.