Qasr Al Watan – A Unique Glimpse into the Palace

‘A brand new cultural landmark opened its doors to the people’. Qasr Al Watan, ‘Palace of the Nation’ is now opened for everyone who wishes to learn history of the UAE with a complete insight tour. Presidential Palace is home to the formal office of the President, Vice President and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. Currently. it is the meeting place for the UAE Cabinet and Federal Supreme Council, to be the highest constitutional authority in the UAE. Also to celebrate the cultural heritage of the UAE, the Presidential Palace was opened with the decision made by President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. I have always believed in fate as it is said, “If you want something enough and your heart is pure with patience then wonderous things can happen for sure”, and today it bought in action that my dream came true. Not being the resident of the UAE but I have been visiting quite often for my business meetings and stuff but have always dreamt of entering this beautiful palace, Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi. Every single time I drive past this place, it makes me think of visiting it just once, so that least once to explore the beauty. I always wished and wanted to live my life to the fullest and guess what, someone really managed it by giving a blow to the thought! Stepping at the entrance of Presidential Palace gave me such a royal feel of delight and excitement. Literally I asked a person to pinch hard to believe that this exquisitely crafted Palace has now been ticked out of the bucket list because I finally managed to walk around this elegant masterpiece. Let me take you…

A 10 Point Packing Checklist When Going on Desert Safari

Knowing how to pack for a trip isn’t easy as you think. If you are planning for an adventurous trip, things will get more complicated. Because you have to organize everything from beginning to end in a manner that fit the safari backpacks. Don’t worry, we have made our your job less tiresome. Whether your first trip or you are a frequent traveler, this desert trip packing list always helps to have an outline of what items you should take along with you. Let's find out what to pack for safari Outwear When talking about what to wear in desert safari you will have to pack a variety of safari clothing options while going to desert as it has a contrasting climate. This doesn’t mean you won’t need to overpack instead pack smart. Take white/ reflective (lightweight), full sleeve and long-legged clothing to block from sun rays from during the day time. As nighttime is really cold, it is important to bring sweaters or fleece jacket, gloves, and ankle socks to keep warm.   Brimmed hat/ sun visor Wearing a wide-brimmed hat will definitely protect you from sunstroke. Shemagh: It will cover your face, neck, and head in order to protect from sun and dust. Sunglasses: Darkly tinted eyeglass (with category 3) is best for eye protection. Don’t forget to take the glass case as well.   Footwear Since there will be chances in a desert safari when you will walk through rough, jagged or smooth surface, it is better to wears walking boots. Short gaiters are best recommended as it avoids the chance of getting sand inside. Don’t use flip flops or walk barefoot even though there would be a tendency to wear as sand can be very hot. You can do this in the evening. Also, keep an…

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Why OceanAir Travels provides the best desert safari in UAE

Travelling isn’t just about moving from one place to another but always about making memories. The life only makes sense when we get a bunch of good vibes from the places we explored. Our voyages would only become worth memorable if you join your hands with the best travel partner of all times. OceanAir Travels, the leading travel and tour operator offering international packages is the ultimate solution for all your travel fantasies. The tour operators have a special focus on organizing tours from and within the United Arab Emirates. The full-fledged offices in UAE, Egypt and India functions with a very large client base which includes many multinational companies, groups and individuals from the global market. OceanAirians are always keen on catering to all kind of wanderlusts including leisure holiday travelers and business travelers alike. Why do you choose OceanAir? Being the ultimate choice for the best travel operator in Dubai, OceanAir Travels always outshines in its services. Let it be a sightseeing trip, a city tour or a desert adventure! OceanAir always offers the best travel diary to cherish for a lifetime. The budget friendly tour packages of the company offer well-acclaimed travel solutions for the Globetrotters all around. The organization is well-equipped with its dynamic, multi-lingual, well-trained workforce offering 24x7 services.         The company assures most mesmerizing trips as per the latest trends and progress occur in the field of travel and tourism. OceanAir Travels is noted for its adventurous desert safaris and sightseeing city tours across various emirates of the UAE. The super exclusive Al Khayma camp of OceanAir is the trendsetter in the arena of desert safari which is popular among the safari lovers. The Al Khayma camp activities include the falcon and camel experience and the traditional Arab activities. The Al Khayma desert…

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10 Beautiful Places You Don’t Want To Miss When Visiting UAE in 2019

Apart from being the world’s popular hub for business and commerce, the United Arab Emirates is one among the traveler’s favorite destination for city breaks. UAE is home for not mere shopping centers, notable resorts, and eateries but also for attractive natural landscapes; with the perpetual blend of tradition and modernity. The landmark holiday destinations of UAE such as the Burj Khalifa, and unique architecture of the Capital city of Abu Dhabi, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque together makes UAE, the topmost luxurious destination. In terms of accessibility, the national airports of UAE are welcoming millions of tourists on a daily basis with visas for around 30 countries available on arrival. Now let us look for the best UAE vacation packages amidst the skyscrapers, shopping malls, and sandy shores. Explore the rich Bedouin past and starry nights at desert plains along with the visit to iconic forts which guarded the coastline long before the domination of worldly skyscrapers.   The desert topography begins where the shadow of the luxurious hectic cityscape ends. Have a look at the iconic locations across the UAE which arouses the wanderlust within you! 1.Burj Khalifa Being one of the iconic structure of the United Arab Emirates, Burj Khalifa remains the stand-alone pride of the luxurious city of Dubai. Apart from being the world’s tallest structure, it also upholds the credits of being the world’s tallest freestanding structure, having the highest observation deck and elevator with the longest travel distance in the world. Never miss your turn to enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of the city of Dubai from the elevations up on the observatory deck once you make your visit to this skyscraper. 2.Palm Jumeirah The artificial archipelago of the City of Dubai is home for glitzy hotels, luxurious apartment towers, and world-class restaurants. The…

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New attractions to cross off your UAE bucket list

Everything is great about United Arab Emirates! The country especially its cities both Dubai and Abu Dhabi always top the list of world’s best destinations to live. UAE continues to amaze and surprise the whole world with its innovative projects and high-class development. Keeping in mind the potential of global tourism, most of the tourist attractions in uae are created for entertainment or adventure seekers and culture vultures alike. The architecture of Burj Al Arab and Palm Island will leave everyone awestruck during uae sightseeing while Burj Khalifa and Dubai Frame take you to towering height. Always making records by breaking existing one, there is no hindrance to Dubai’s rise to top. Wouldn’t you like to what is new here to open up? Browse the below list. Dubai Safari Park Covering around 1.2 square kilometers in Dragonmart at Al Warqa, Dubai Safari Park is a wildlife project which is expected to be open in the coming February. With a vision to being one of the top five zoos in the world, this park houses over 2500 animals belonging to 200 species. This massive Zoological Park is divided into 5 different zones: Safari Village: In this section, guests can take open safari in a specially designed vehicle accompanied by professional guides. Offering close encounters with exotic animal population including Zebras, baboons, deer, cheetahs and water buffalos, guests are actually transported to the jungles of Asia and Africa. African Village: This zone is set up for African wildlife treasures from African elephant to small meerkat. Main featured animals are Pygmy hippos, Chimpanzee, Gorilla, African lion, okapi, Flamingo, Antelope, and Lemur. Arabian Village: Well arranged with sandy deserts, rocky mountains and lush meadows, there will be an impressive line up of flora and fauna on display. Main highlights are Ostritch, Oryx, ibex, Arabian Golf, Saiga Antelope and Gazelle. Asian Village: When you enter in Asian Village, you can spot from Moon Bears, Gibbons, Komodo…

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7 Essential Phrases That Help You Make Friends While Travelling in UAE

With the advent of technology, the process of travelling has become a lot easier. From maps to virtual assistants, the telecommunication gizmos and apps are provisioned to help us traverse through any place, anytime. But it is wise not to rely fully on technology as they have a propensity to fail in most crucial times. Communicating with the local people is the best way to solicit help when you are travelling, it not only garners information but will also help you to discern the culture and spirit of your destination. If you know English you can manage in any place or country they say. This must be true, but you can still learn the rudimentary basics of the language of a place you are visiting. This will equip you to survive in a foreign place better and also to communicate with the locals. Here are some phrases to help you when you are holidaying in UAE. The Conversation Starter: Hello ➡ Marhaba How are you? ➡ Kaeefhalak Thank you ➡ Shukran-lak Yes/No ➡ NaAm/ La What is your name? ➡ maiSmak Thank You? ➡ Shukran-Lak Excuse me ➡ MaAzera Some Travelling Queries Here are some phrases pertaining to travel How do I get to? ➡ Kaeefyomkanany El Hosoolala Where is...? ➡ Ayna.. Is this the way to ? ➡ Hal hazahowa et-tareeqela Where can I buy? ➡ Aynayomkananyshera How much does it cost? ➡ Kam et-taklefa How many? ➡ Kam al Aadad Can I drive here? ➡ Hal yomkanany El qayada hona   To Find Instant Help   You cannot make friends or exchange niceties to strike up a conversation with someone when you are in trouble and in a hurry to get help. Here are some phrases to help you communicate when you are in an emergency situation and need help right away. Help ➡ mosaAda I need a doctor ➡ aHtajelaTabib Do you have a phone ➡ Hal Ladikahatef Where is the hospital? ➡ Ayna Al mustashfaa Where is the nearest cash…

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Complete Guide of Road Trip From Dubai to Abu Dhabi

Ready, Set, Go! A miraculous chant the travellers follow. Do you chant in before racking up to someplace too? For those who find peace and joy in travelling have the best way to explore and discover life across different places. Likewise, this could be the chalice of your takeover likewise. Let’s catch in a moment of sharing the happiness at a place that houses the tallest buildings in the world with some luxurious hotels you could have ever imagined; has what made me write about it. This place is a mixture of tradition and novelty that one can barely find it anywhere. And, oh yeah! You get to have the best road trip in UAE. The journey from Dubai to Abu Dhabi will have complete autonomy throughout the journey as the route is easy, quick and affordable only if you plan on renting a car, bus or hiring a taxi. As a suggestion, you can rent a car if ever the plans are up for a road trip because it's cheap and less hassle would be caused. Here are some of the checklists that are planned for you before driving onboard from Dubai to Abu Dhabi: 1. Feels of road trip worthy vehicle   Something is always meant for every man! Get yourself the latest sports car or find some classic old modern rented cars or even better to avoid driving you can try your hands on travel companies that manage to organize a perfect tour around the city. So if you don’t want to travel by private car, you can always consider booking a tour via phone or website that provides a comfortable ride from Dubai to Abu Dhabi as the budgeting is same as compared to taxi but you could also go for public transport (Bus), speaking of…

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Warner Bros Abu Dhabi – Redefining the World of Entertainments

“Warner Bros.” the name that needs no introduction, especially if you are a Hollywood movie buff. From a simple but ambitious venture of four movie savvy brothers in the early 1900s in California, United States, Warner Bros. has grown into a world leading movie production house featuring state-of-the-art technology along with best in class facilities. A century of years saw the studio powerhouse becoming a top brand name in all aspects of entertainment, movie production & marketing, while creating a number of blockbusters and immortalizing many a super characters in our minds. Courtesy Warner Bros, a number of Super Heroes (including the legendary Superman, Batman), the funny Flintstones, Scooby-Doo, Tom & Jerry, and quite a few Wizards as well as Sorceresses continue to enthral us on Theatre screens and Television sets alike. Ever fancied meeting and interacting with those magical characters in real life..? That too without travelling all the way to the United States? This seemingly unlikely event is going to become a reality soon at Warner Bros Abu Dhabi. And the location is none other than Yas Island - the international hub of adventure activities. WB Abu Dhabi ‘in-a-nutshell’ Type: Fully-indoor Theme Park Construction Cost: 1 Billion US$ (approx.) Total Area: 1.65 million sq. feet (about 15 hectares) Overview: Six Special Zones with 29 rides & live-shows Opening Date: 25th July 2018 (scheduled) [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTfHbGMicIE[/embed] Now let’s take a ‘wordy’ expedition and learn how it’s going to be... ‘The Super Six’ - Worlds within Warner Bros Theme Park 1. Warner Bros. Plaza It all will begin at the Plaza named after the movie house... an apt location to relish yourselves in the Golden Age of Hollywood. Warner Bros. Plaza is made in the predominant decorative style (art deco architecture). Here the ‘All Star Spectacular’ show presents Warner Bros film library…

“Quicker than the quickest” – Hyperloop Dubai

(Image credit: Emiratesnews247)   Hyper loop UAE – The future mobility UAE known for excitements and surprises has got another reason to hit the headlines of the world.  Yes, hyper loop in UAE is becoming closer to reality. This project is a flawless assimilation of incredible future technology and master dominion of the government of UAE.   Since it is something you have never heard before, you might be curious to know more, so here are the details you are looking for   The rationale behind this mission is to make the journey quicker, stress-free and safe for the public. This project was firstly proposed by ‘Elon Musk’, the founder of ‘Tesla’. Firm ‘McKinsey’ and ‘BjarkeIngels Group’. They are currently working on the design and routes.   The Hyperloop –tiny levitating pods (not like train) - is an up-to-date venture that concentrates in making a revolutionary modification in transit system: these capsules (pods) could travel in a depressurized vacuum tunnels (tubes) with a speed of 1,200 km per hour… as an aftereffect of electric thrust. So it’s quite faster than aircrafts.   Well, let’s take a look at types and speed of Hyper loops… Hyperloop01Dubai to Abu Dhabi = 12 minutes Hyperloop02Dubai to Riyadh = 48 minutes Hyperloop03Dubai to Doha = 23 Minutes Hyperloop04 Dubai to Muscat = 27 minutes This simply means, one can reach to another Emirate in one-shot (without traffic).   This ultra-fast conveyance system features far better standard in security as well as in conveniences than a passenger jet, and the maintenance expenditure will be more economical than speed rails. And, even when traveling through the long pipe, travelers can relish the side visuals via virtual windows.   Just like every other mission of UAE, this innovative project is also quoted for an enormous amount; around…

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