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Ping pong bars and sideshow stars-- Dubai nightlife gets an edge
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Ping pong bars and sideshow stars-- Dubai nightlife gets an edge

Dubai's latest leftfield entertainment venture is backed by Susan Sarandon -- but that's not even the most surprising thing about Dubai's nightlife
Game on: Etihad Airways to offer live inflight sports action
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Game on: Etihad Airways to offer live inflight sports action

The Middle Eastern airline is adding eight live sports and news channels to its inflight entertainment systems. You'll never miss the big game again
Best Dubai brunches: The good, the very good and the 'drunch'
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Best Dubai brunches: The good, the very good and the 'drunch'

The multi-hour banquet has become a Dubai institution. Here's why and where
Etihad Airways unveils world's most luxurious passenger jets

Etihad Airways unveils world's most luxurious passenger jets

Passengers can fly in a three-room private residence with access to a butler, gourmet chef and concierge
Camel-milk chocolate and other great Dubai souvenirs
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Camel-milk chocolate and other great Dubai souvenirs

The shopping capital of the Middle East raises the keepsake stakes way above the Toblerone
Dubai's desert racecourse to turn into a luxury mini-city

Dubai's desert racecourse to turn into a luxury mini-city

In preparation for the World Expo 2020, a high-end, mini-city is to be built around Meydan racecourse, home to the richest horse race in the world
CNNGo in Dubai: The extravagant edition

CNNGo in Dubai: The extravagant edition

This month's CNNGo show goes glam with a tour around Dubai's extravagant gold markets and record-holding skyscrapers
8 wild outdoor adventures in Dubai
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8 wild outdoor adventures in Dubai

Desert camping, skydiving, sea kayaking ... gold-leaf facials and Krug sundowners aren't the only exotic adventures in Dubai
Middle East's 'king of hotels' aims to build where others fear to tread

Middle East's 'king of hotels' aims to build where others fear to tread

Not familiar with Rotana Hotels? You might be soon. With 85 sites already across the Middle East and northern Africa, the brand wants to expand into India, Australia and Southeast Asia
Insider Guide: Best of Dubai
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Insider Guide: Best of Dubai

More than a billionaire’s playground in the desert -- Dubai's lavish business environment has created a tourist fantasyland
Dubai gets trippy with Festival of Lights

Dubai gets trippy with Festival of Lights

The UAE city already famous for its glitz is looking particularly psychedelic this week
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It's crowded and outdated, but Berlin's hexagon-shaped Tegel air hub has won a place in the city's heart