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Can the world grow enough jet fuel?

Can the world grow enough jet fuel?

KLM's recent 10-hour flight from Amsterdam to Aruba was the longest ever flight using biofuel
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
The glitzy Middle East tents where Ramadan feasts get supersized

The glitzy Middle East tents where Ramadan feasts get supersized

It may be a time of fasting but in the United Arab Emirates the Muslim holy month can also be a time of indulgence
City of Tomorrow: Dubai's super-saver skyscraper

City of Tomorrow: Dubai's super-saver skyscraper

CNN's Erin Burnett tours the world's tallest building and its smart, energy-saving technology
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
Abu Dhabi unveils plans for 'underground park'

Abu Dhabi unveils plans for 'underground park'

Parched desert landscape on top, lush green park beneath -- Al Fayah Park will give the U.A.E.'s capital "a sense of identity"
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
Away from the glitz: Dubai's top low-key restaurants
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Away from the glitz: Dubai's top low-key restaurants

Because sometimes you just want to enjoy fine fare without all the fuss
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
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
Abu Dhabi Airport debuts futuristic sleeping pods
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Abu Dhabi Airport debuts futuristic sleeping pods

GoSleep pods convert to beds and will store luggage and charge phones