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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
New home for Queen Elizabeth 2
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New home for Queen Elizabeth 2

Following years of uncertainty, the former Cunard cruise ship will be transformed into a 500-room luxury hotel moored in Asia
7 adventures in highly irregular locales
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7 adventures in highly irregular locales

Diving in Pennsylvania? Skiing in Dubai? Yep it's possible -- here’s how
Dubai kicks off lavish annual shopping festival
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Dubai kicks off lavish annual shopping festival

Companies give away millions in gold, cash and cars to promote month-long sale
Dubai blasts New Year's Eve record in fireworks blitz

Dubai blasts New Year's Eve record in fireworks blitz

The city's huge firework show certified as largest by Guinness World Records
10 outrageous spas in the Middle East
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10 outrageous spas in the Middle East

Where a gold facial means exactly that
Dubai plans yet another 'world's biggest shopping mall'
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Dubai plans yet another 'world's biggest shopping mall'

Spectacular new tourism project will have 100 hotels and a park 30 percent bigger than London's Hyde Park
10 of the best value hotels in Dubai
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10 of the best value hotels in Dubai

Five-star hotels, rooftop whirlpools, wacky décor and intriguing locations -- who would have thought value accommodations could offer so much?
10 crazy superlatives found only in Dubai
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10 crazy superlatives found only in Dubai

Not enough world records? Sometimes throwing money at a problem actually helps
7 of the best restaurants in Dubai
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7 of the best restaurants in Dubai

Dubai is the cool new kid on the world's culinary block. Just ask any of the celeb chefs who are filling tables here
Dubai thinks big with giant souk

Dubai thinks big with giant souk

Emirate to host World Expo 2020 in huge futuristic "marketplace" in desert
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Destination Berlin

The tiny town of Goerlitz has become a star in movies like Wes Anderson's latest production, while Potsdam and Leipzig ooze charm and history