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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 flight diverted by reported bathroom arsonist

Etihad flight diverted by reported bathroom arsonist

Flight EY461 from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi made an emergency landing in Jakarta on Monday due to fires
Freedivers take on deadly depths in UAE

Freedivers take on deadly depths in UAE

A growing number of young Emiratis are discovering with the ocean in an extreme way
Chasing dune-bashing highs in the UAE

Chasing dune-bashing highs in the UAE

If you think drag racing is extreme, try doing it uphill ... on sand
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
More women-only days announced for Dubai beach parks
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More women-only days announced for Dubai beach parks

But dress code regarding bikinis remains in place
Where's all the Emirati cuisine?
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Where's all the Emirati cuisine?

Dubai and Abu Dhabi serve up great food from every corner of the globe -- except their own
Grab the popcorn. Paramount's first movie-themed resort to open in Dubai
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Grab the popcorn. Paramount's first movie-themed resort to open in Dubai

Expect one giant in-house movie database at the new US$1 billion DAMAC Towers by Paramount
Qantas, Emirates partnership launches with incredible Sydney flyover
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Qantas, Emirates partnership launches with incredible Sydney flyover

Here's what travelers can expect from the new "kangaroo route"
Sir Bani Yas Island: Going wild in Arabia

Sir Bani Yas Island: Going wild in Arabia

The former royal playground turned exotic menagerie opens up to visitors
Ultimate Dubai stopover guide
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Ultimate Dubai stopover guide

Got 24 hours to spare? This Middle Eastern power visit will stay with you long after the sand is out of your shoes
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Destination Berlin

World War II bunker and former margarine factory among cutting edge venues in ever-changing city