What An Experience!

From Toronto to Dubai, my first trip overseas was to the United Arab Emirates. I no longer consider this vacation a trip, as it was much more an experience. From the moment I landed, it hit me that, here I was, in a foreign land. Throughout my years, I have only traveled with my family […]

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Paper or Plastic?

Broke or rich, you can survive in Dubai. Sure, when you think about Dubai, you immediately think of a high end, expensive and luxurious lifestyle. This is not always the case, as just outside of Downtown Dubai lay Deira; where you can find locals, and bargained shopping. The main attraction of Deira that I wanted […]

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Awaken The Senses

We saw a building and ate at a restaurant, so what? What senses were awakened? Practically everything! From Sight to smell, to taste, to sound; we experienced it all at The Burj Khalifa. Not only is it the tallest building, but it is also the tallest structure in the world. Standing at an impressive 828 […]

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Seven Star Luxury

“Do you have a reservation?” That was the first words I heard when I pulled up the gates of the infamous Burj Al Arab, the “Most Luxurious Hotel in The World”, as they don’t just let anyone in. After giving my name, the security guard checked that we had a night booked, and promptly let us […]

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Views From Above

Now was the time! This single activity is what started my whole trip planning, to the other side of the world. I would finally be jumping out of a plane, above the Palm Island! As we got to Skydive Dubai, we believed it wouldn’t be too busy as they were usually closed on Sunday’s and […]

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Middle of Nowhere

Going to Dubai, one of the main activities that I wanted to do (aside from skydiving) was a Desert Safari, as I heard that they were all amazing experiences. The tour we had booked was the Overnight Desert Safari with Arabian Adventures. First off, there are a TON of different companies to choose, so picking […]

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Road to Furious

First off, the drive to Abu Dhabi was amazing! I instantly fell in love with driving in the UAE. The highways had 5-7 lanes, and the speed limits were 120-140 km/h. There was no traffic, no stopping, just pure speed and freedom! It definitely made me hate Toronto driving much more. On our way to […]

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