Platinum Heritage

Can I drink the water in Dubai? Water: the element of life. If you’re from the West, you probably take it for granted. But when you’re in the desert? That’s a different story. There are many myths and misconceptions about the quality of Dubai’s tap water (hair loss, dry skin, and premature...

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Finding the Northern Star

August 30th, 2017

If you wanted to find your way during a stay in Dubai, you’d probably use landmarks to help you get there, or a smartphone to dictate directions. Even more convenient, you could just hail one of the many taxis. Pretty simple, right? But what if you were traveling through the desert at night...

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Should I tip in Dubai?

August 30th, 2017

To tip or not to tip? That is the question. And it’s a big question in Dubai—a city that’s famous for excellent service levels. You can literally have all your needs delivered to your doorstep (yes, even a mobile salon service will come to your home or hotel). In Dubai, the short answer is...

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Picture this: It’s sunset. Black waves are gently rolling up the sandy shore. The sun descends into the horizon. And you? You’re cruising effortlessly over the packed beach sand and through the shallow waters on your specially-made, next-gen bike. Can you feel that fresh, beach air yet? There...

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Native plants of Dubai

August 14th, 2017

Dubai—with its big lights and fast cars—is sure to sweep you off your feet. If you fall in love, you won’t be the first. Indeed, from indoor skydiving to world-class malls, you don’t have to leave the city to have a fabulous time. But there’s so much more to see. Take a trip to the &hellip...

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