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10 top destinations to visit in 2015

10 top destinations to visit in 2015

Global events, new attractions and anniversary celebrations will put these destinations on travel radars next year. Question is, which one(s) to visit?
Spray-painting Dubai: Graffiti gang's Middle East art mission

Spray-painting Dubai: Graffiti gang's Middle East art mission

A new gallery wants to change the way street art is viewed among the pristine walls of the United Arab Emirates
Gallery: World's largest natural flower garden opens in Dubai

Gallery: World's largest natural flower garden opens in Dubai

The Dubai Miracle Garden has more than 45 million flowers. But the real miracle is that it was built at all
Inside Dubai's latest crazy extravagant hotel

Inside Dubai's latest crazy extravagant hotel

Promotional rates for debut may make this your best chance to almost afford a room at Fairmont the Palm
Eyes to the sky: The 10 tallest skyscrapers of 2015

Eyes to the sky: The 10 tallest skyscrapers of 2015

It's been a major year for new skyscrapers in 2014, but what's in the pipeline for the year ahead?
Gallery: Spectacular camel and falcon competition in Abu Dhabi showcases Bedouin culture

Gallery: Spectacular camel and falcon competition in Abu Dhabi showcases Bedouin culture

Al Dhafra heritage festival draws record turnout, awards millions of dollars worth of prizes
'Can't slow me down': Paralyzed U.S. skydiver conquers Dubai's skies

'Can't slow me down': Paralyzed U.S. skydiver conquers Dubai's skies

Jarrett Martin was paralyzed when an aerial stunt went wrong. Now he's back in the air, and teaching others to jump
First look at Dubai's new A380 concourse

First look at Dubai's new A380 concourse

Up to 20 of the Airbus superjumbos will be served at Dubai Airport's new extension. Here's what passengers will find inside
Retro sand safari: Doing Dubai’s deserts in style

Retro sand safari: Doing Dubai’s deserts in style

Luxury vintage Land Rover tours explore Bedouin backwaters without bashing up precious dunes
15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

15 of the world's most spectacular fountains

People never cease to find amazing ways to make water more incredible than it already is. Here are some powerful examples
Is Dubai the world's next big theme park destination?

Is Dubai the world's next big theme park destination?

Big brands like Legoland and Six Flags as well as the world's largest underwater park are set to make a splash in the UAE city
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