Look beyond the mass hysteria about traveling alone in the middle east and realise that Dubai awaits every wide eyed wanderer with open arms. The Palm Islands, Burj Khalifa, the golden Jumeirah Beach and hundreds of other futuristic modern marvels can leave you awestruck at every step.
Where: United Arab EmiratesWhat to do: The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is one of those few places that is worth every bit of hype. This world's most expensive mosque should top your list of things to do in Abu Dhabi, as its grandeur will trump everything else. Head to Al Bateen Shipyar, the restored dock, which is one of the oldest inhabited parts of the modern city and gives an insight into the history of the emirate. Abu Dhabi boasts of quite a few art galleries, such as the Gallery One in the Emirates Palace and the Ghaf Art Gallery. If you want to head out of the city, then go dune bashing at the Rub' al Khali.
The 34th Sharjah International Book Fair is scheduled to be held from November 4 to 14 and will witness participation of as many as 1,502 publishing houses from 64 countries, oﬀering a display of over 1.5 million books. There will be 33 seminars, spanning various literary and cultural topics, book reviews and discussion panels—if you are a bookworm then November sure is a month to be in Sharjah. Interestingly, a popular feature at the fair is the Cooking Corner that will host famous chefs.
Al Ain - United Arab Emirates
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city of Al Ain in United Arab Emirates (UAE), at the foothills of Jebel Hafeet, is an interesting place which tells us a story of humans who lived in this part of the world.Not too famous with tourists or locals, this site is one of the many archaeologically important places in the UAE, telling the story of humans living here some 5000 years ago.
Fujairah - United Arab Emirates
Day 4- Destination 8 –Hatta Mountain, Arabian DesertEnjoy a heavenly barbeque dinner here with Belly Dancing and camels around. So this was the most surreal feeling for me and my selfie-stick. The Arabian music, desert winds, the sands, hookah and the belly dance added up to be just perfect and this was one hell of a thing to experience,See it for yourself
Hatta - United Arab Emirates
Located atop the Hajar Mountains in the emirate of Dubai, the rugged beauty of the Hatta Mountains is perfect for those who love adventure. Its freshwater pools belong to a different planet altogether. The quaint heritage village of Hatta Wadi is also worth visiting and will only embellish all of your delightful memories of Dubai.