5 THINGS YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT ME

Hi everyone, welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. You have heard a lot from me these past few days but you haven’t really got to know more about me on my blog. There are lots of things you probably know about me right now like that how I love designer brands andContinue reading “5 THINGS YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT ME”

WEEKLY AFFIRMATIONS #1

Hey everyone welcome or welcome back to Maya’s Life and Travels. I know it’s not the start of the week, its Saturday, but I really wanted to share some weekly affirmations. This will be a new thing I am doing on my blog so expect to see posts like this every week. (When you subscribeContinue reading “WEEKLY AFFIRMATIONS #1”

3 OF THE MOST INTERESTING FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE UAE

The UAE is a really small country but there is so much history to it. People usually focus on the recent growth of the UAE and how it became a worldwide travel destination but the country has been home to a plethora of fascinating traditions for thousands of years. Here are 3 the most interestingContinue reading “3 OF THE MOST INTERESTING FACTS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE UAE”

3 OF THE BEST HISTORICAL SIGHTS TO VISIT IN THE UAE

The UAE is full to the brim with historical sights and there are more than you can imagine. Before all the skyscrapers and luxury cars like Ferrari’s and Lamborghini’s appeared life was simple in The Emirates.  In today’s post I share 3 of the best historical sights to to visit to learn more about theContinue reading “3 OF THE BEST HISTORICAL SIGHTS TO VISIT IN THE UAE”

3 PLACES YOU HAVE TO VISIT THROUGHOUT THE EMIRATES TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE UAE

It’s a new year so why not visit new places instead of the same tourist attractions. The UAE has lots to offer. There are lots of places to explore around the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates and you are sure to be entertained. In today’s post I share 3 places you have toContinue reading “3 PLACES YOU HAVE TO VISIT THROUGHOUT THE EMIRATES TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE UAE”

IMPORTANT THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING TO THE UAE

The United Arab Emirates is a must visit country on any travellers bucket list, the UAE is vibrant, cultural, flashy, rich, amazing, glamorous. You are sure to enjoy your time in the Emirates! If you are planning to visit the UAE anytime soon here are some important things you should know before travelling to theContinue reading “IMPORTANT THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE TRAVELING TO THE UAE”

15 PHOTOS THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO VISIT DUBAI

Dubai is a beautiful city and I am sure you have all seen lots of photos of it on the internet. Dubai doesn’t just live it to your reputation it will completely exceed your exceed your expectations. Photos capture the city more than words so that’s why in today’s post I share 15 photos thatContinue reading “15 PHOTOS THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO VISIT DUBAI”

3 OF THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN ABU DHABI

Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the UAE and it is full of amazing experiences. Abu Dhabi is an amazing city so you are sure to be entertained. If the UAE is on your travel list this year check out three of the best things to do in the UAE’s capital, the Emirate ofContinue reading “3 OF THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN ABU DHABI”

WHAT DOES SHEIKH MOHAMMED’S THREE FINGER SALUTE MEAN?

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s three finger symbol is all over the world. Near the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, a monument shows the arm of the UAE‘s Vice President and Prime Minister and the Emir of the Emirate of Dubai, with a hand gesture that his been popular all around the worldContinue reading “WHAT DOES SHEIKH MOHAMMED’S THREE FINGER SALUTE MEAN?”

THE MOST UNDERRATED PLACES TO VISIT IN DUBAI

Dubai is one of the world’s top tourist destinations with about 8.36 visitors from January to June 2019 but there are parts of Dubai that tourists and residents haven’t explored. People come to Dubai to see the world’s tallest building and The Dubai Mall but there is so much more to Dubai. There are soContinue reading “THE MOST UNDERRATED PLACES TO VISIT IN DUBAI”

WHO WAS SHEIKH ZAYED: THE FOUNDING FATHER OF THE UAE AND THE MAN THE BROUGHT THE NATION TOGETHER AS ONE

The United Arab Emirates was founded on the 2nd December 1971 and was no longer known as the Trucial States. National Day in the UAE is celebrated every year on the 2nd December and this holiday celebrates the culture and history of the UAE. But, how was the UAE actually founded and who was theContinue reading “WHO WAS SHEIKH ZAYED: THE FOUNDING FATHER OF THE UAE AND THE MAN THE BROUGHT THE NATION TOGETHER AS ONE”

12 ARABIC WORDS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE VISITING UAE

When visiting a new country, it’s really important to learn a few words to get around. In today’s post, I have come up with a list of 10 Arabic words you should know before visiting the UAE. Yallah let’s get started! 1. SAY MARHABA TO SAY HELLO 2. SAY TAWAQAF TO TELL SOMEONE TO STOPContinue reading “12 ARABIC WORDS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE VISITING UAE”

ARABIAN ORYXES AND THE UAE

The Arabian Oryx is the national animal of the UAE and in Arabic it is called Al Maha. It’s also a UAE currency symbol on the observe of the 50 dirham note. For many many years, these creatures were considered extinct in the wild, but thanks to the amazing protection efforts from the UAE theyContinue reading “ARABIAN ORYXES AND THE UAE”

6 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MUSEUM OF THE FUTURE

The Museum of the Future is one of my most favourite buildings in the UAE and it is almost complete. “The museum will explore the future trends and opportunities in science, technology, and innovation. By making Dubai a testbed for emerging technologies, our aim is not merely to build another architectural marvel, but to buildContinue reading “6 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MUSEUM OF THE FUTURE”

STARS OVER RUB AL KHALI

Stars above The Empty Quarter – Rub’ al Khali – which is one of the highest dunes in the world, considered to be the tallest one in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) The Rub’ al Khali – is a part of Arabian Desert – 1,000 km long, 500 km wide, with the area of 650,000 km², covering parts ofContinue reading “STARS OVER RUB AL KHALI”

City Walk Dubai

Photos from City Walk Dubai in the Emirate of Dubai. Location: Al Safa St – Al Wasl – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

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