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3 impressive abandoned places to discover in the UAE

Dubai and the United Arab Emirates are not popular with urban explorers. They’re considered to be too modern and very recently built for some of their sites to be abandoned already. However this is far from true. Some of its construction sites were abandoned even before the projects were completed, especially at times where their financing couldn’t be guaranteed. And others because of ghosts and supernatural activities!  Here are some great abandoned places to discover in the UAE, regardless if you’re an…

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Dubai, DWC, DXB, SHJ, To write home about, United Arab Emirates

Is Dubai’s Global Village as kitsch as people say?

Global Village may not be listed among Dubai’s Top 5 must see attractions as often as the iconic likes of the Burj Khalifa and the Burj Al Arab, but it’s a kind of an institution with 20 years of presence! It started in 1996 with small kiosks representing different countries by the Dubai Creek and it now occupies its own area of 1,600,000 m2, representing 75 countries and attracting over 5 million visitors every year! Since it’s an open air attraction and because of…

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