Dubai Blog

Dubai is a very unique place on the planet.

With its spectacular architecture and audacious style, the United Arab Emirates’ largest city is a distinct fusion of its Bedouin heritage and an ultramodern style all its own.

Dubai doesn’t just live up to its reputation; it will completely exceed your expectations.

Explore the glitz and business atmosphere, and then uncover the ancient traditions of this multifaceted city. Here's my ultimate Dubai travel guide


What Language in Dubai? : While Arabic is the UAE’s official language, English is the language of business and is spoken by almost everyone in Dubai.

What Currency in Dubai? : Dirham (Dhs). The exchange rate as of the time this article was written is Dhs 3.67 to USD 1.

What Credit Cards and Banks in Dubai? : Cash is still king here. While most places accept credit cards, it’s best to always carry small change.

What Climate in Dubai? : Summers are extremely hot in Dubai. Daytime temperatures are sometimes over 106 degrees while nights rarely fall below eighty-eight degrees. Winters are much more comfortable with temps between sixty and seventy-five degrees.

What Good to Know in Dubai? : The minimum drinking age is twenty-one and there are areas where photography is prohibited, so watch out for signs.

What Dress Code in Dubai? : It can get very hot in Dubai, but you should be aware of keeping your clothes more on the conservative side. Be sure to pack light layers with a few long-sleeves and full-length bottoms.

How to go around in Dubai? bus, car, bike, scooter, train or maybe a helicopter?

From the Dubai Airport: Book a Marhaba Bronze “meet and greet” service to fast-track through the airport with zero hassle.

Public Transport in Dubai: It’s forbidden to eat or drink in the metro (and that includes chewing gum). Cabins are reserved for different categories, like women only and gold class, so watch the signs. Sleeping is not allowed in stations. more informations you can find on goverment website here


Taxis in Dubai: Book a cab by calling 04-2080808. Cabs have a minimum meter charge of Dhs 12. There’s also a Salik charge if you need to go through a toll road. for more information visit taxi page


Boat transport in Dubai: A lot of attractions in Dubai are on or near the water so there are water ferries and taxis that run at 10 A.M., 12 P.M. and 5:30 P.M. You can also take a ride on a traditional “Abra” boat down Dubai Creek or through Souk Madinat Jumeirah.


Riding a Bike in Dubai: There are city paths throughout the city that make it easy to bike! You can rent a BYKY bike at a curbside station and return it when you’re done.