Dubai is the fastest growing city in the world and is a dazzling, cosmopolitan destination complete with gleaming skyscrapers, amazing weather, thousands of foreigners and some of the most luxurious hotels in the world. In the late 1960s, it was simply a pile of sand with only one large building built upon it and a dozen cars circulating the land. Over the last 50 years, the rate at which Dubai has developed has astounded people around the world and created some of the fascinating cultural norms on the planet.

Camel-riding robots? Check. Indoor skiing? Double check. And that’s barely scratching the surface of the crazy things you’ll find in Dubai. What did you expect from a bustling metropolis surrounded by a desert wasteland?

Because it is so high profile and expensive, few people actually get to experience the wonders that Dubai has to offer. However, it’s shrouded nature only increases the mystique surrounding the city and makes people want to know more about the secrets that it holds. That’s where we come in.

Here are some things you can see only in Dubai:

  • Jeeps in Dubai can also be “King Size.”


  • Here’s how to get across the city if you don’t like traffic.


      • The police patrol the streets in Bentleys, Ferraris, and Lamborghinis.
      • Gold is respected here.
      • Dubai residents get cheetahs instead of cats or tigers.

    • The entertainment here is also exotic. For example, robot jockeys racing camels.
    • For those who run out of money, there are shelves with free food in local supermarkets.
    • And for those who have enough money, there are lots of ways to spend it. For example, order a dessert with edible gold for $1,000.
    • Stay at a hotel with an aquarium wall.

    • Play big tennis.
    • Go surfing.

    • Or go skiing in the world’s biggest mall when it’s over 50°C outside.

    In general, indulge in every pleasure! It’s the custom in Dubai.

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