Abu Dhabi, a modern sleek city is UAE’s capital. When in the city one should visit The Al Hosn Palace, which is also home to The Cultural Foundation located on Khalidiya. With wonderful tile work and an intricately decorated passageway, the Foundation comprises the National Archives, the National Library and hosts exhibitions of contemporary art. Visit The Heritage Village situated in the middle of Abu Dhabi, it’s a living exhibition of the lifestyle and traditions of the Bedouin people.
Head out to The Corniche, a coastal boulevard that skirts the city, with a backdrop of modern buildings facing the sea, it is one of the most picturesque sites in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi’s cosmopolitan society and international lifestyle lends itself to some fine dining experiences. With a vast variety of Middle Eastern Arabic food and a blend of exotic cuisine from around the world, it’s all here. There's a big eating-out and café culture with a wide variety of cafes and high end eateries.
Vasco’s, located on, The Hilton Corniche Road is a beach side restaurant with its up market Mediterranean menu. Visit the Vienna Plaza at the Hilton Hotel, an Austrian styled coffee house serving hot & cold snacks and a variety of freshly made pastries and cakes. The Garden Restaurant, located in Crowne Plaza Hotel, offers sumptuous varieties of international dishes.
Dubai is the city with stunning high rise building overlooking pristine beaches and warm waters of the Arabian Gulf. It’s this city that truly has an extensive choice of great international restaurants. It’s an is an excellent place to sample authentic Arabic cuisine, from Lebanese to Turkish as well as some of the best Asian Indian and Pakistani restaurants. Dubai is a shopper’s paradise; there are a number of malls in the city. Visit the BurJuman Centre, a mall that has plenty of exclusive outlets selling designer labels. Deira City Centre the most popular mall in Dubai has everything from designer labels to food courts and entertainment.
The Jumeira beach, one of Dubai’s most beautiful beaches is one long beach divided up by hotels and private clubs. From beach side beverages to water sports it all happens here. Dubai offers a pleasant variety of parks and family attractions. There are a number of playgrounds, barbecue sites, and picnic areas for families. Visit the Wild Wadi, a water amusement park which is great fun for kids.
There are a plethora of clubs and pubs in the city. The Irish Village located near The Aviation Club, Dubai, is a traditional Irish pub that features everything from a great outdoor seating to some of the best Irish dishes. Planet Hollywood located in, Wafi City, boasts an impressive collection of movie memorabilia. The menu includes hamburgers, buffalo shrimp and all sorts of fried goodies. Kasbar located in The Royal Mirage Hotel, is a trendy nightclub that boasts authentic Arabic-style decor and a selection of live music and traditional dance.
If one wants to embark upon a journey of cultural experiences, then head out to Ras-al Khaimah to enjoy the ultimate Arabian Experience. Visit The National Museum of Ras al- Kamimah, which consists of archaeological material or the Khaat area, that is well renowned for its thermal springs.