Monthly Archives: January 2017

Top Romantic Getaways in the USA for this Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day could be an ideal time to create some fond memories with your partner! And one of the most heartfelt things you can for your sweethearts this time is to take them to those beautiful dream destinations across the USA.

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1. Miami
Romance and Miami go hand in hand. The gorgeous white sand beaches and the glittering blue waters perfectly set the stage for a wonderful Valentine’s Day celebration. From those hand-hand walks to picnics to a candle light dinner on a beach, there’s everything to ensure you have a great time in the city.

2. Honolulu
Offering a fabulous blend of surf, sun and sand, Honolulu, largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaii, is the perfect destination for the Valentine’s Day getaway. Night swimming, candle light dinners, beach picnics and chocolate tasting at Brasserie du Vin are some of the activities you can enjoy here in the city.

3. New Orleans
For couples of all ages, it is difficult to resist the city’s sensual charm. From charming French Quarters to majestic Mississippi, New Orleans is one of the most sought after romantic cities in the world. While celebrating Valentine’s Day here in the city, you can enjoy authentic French delicacies, romantic strolls with your loved ones, and a ride on the mule-drawn carriage.

4. San Diego
With fabulous weather and wonderful restaurants, San Diego remains a terrific tourist destination for a romantic Valentine’s Day holiday. Visit the San Diego Museum of Art for a love themed art tour or celebrate the day on the classic sailing yacht! Other popular activities that could be enjoyed in the city include wine tasting, live Jazz Dinner etc.

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5. Tampa
The city’s warm climate makes it one of the most talked about holiday destinations around the United States. Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Tampa is all about unwrapping surprises at every step. With numerous events, concerts and shows going on in the city, the city is perfect for a romantic holiday. With its Cuban and Spanish past, Tampa is a charming place to enjoy the lively nightlife with your partner.

6. Boston
For all couples looking for some peaceful time with their partners, Boston is the place to be. Considered one of the most romantic destinations from across the world, this offshore city has something to offer to everyone. Valentine’s Day evenings can be enjoyed looking into each other’s eyes along with feasting on the terrific views of the city!

Enjoy the Best of Winter Festivities at Carnaval De Quebec 2017

Get ready to rock and roll at the largest winter carnival in the world – the Carnaval de Québec 2017! Québec Winter Carnival, its popular English name, is a way for the Canadians to show their love for the winters! Carnaval de Québec 2017, which started on January 27 and will go on till

Flight to Canada

February 10, is considered to be the oldest of all winter festivals held in the country. Be a part of this fantastic festival which celebrates Canadians’ love for winters and collect lifetime memories of pure fun and merry-making with your family and friends!

Festival Events and Activities

The festival holds a number of fun-filled activities for visitors of all ages including snow bath, ice canoe race, night parades, snow slides, giant foosball, snow sculptures and skating. Read on to know more about some of the best activities and events of the carnival in 2017.

Snow Racer Grand Prix

Snow Racer Grand Prix is a racing event where participants will race down a snow track on their motorless snow racer. Participants, who must be 5 years or older, will be required to wear the 2017 Carnival Effigy for the event. Adding more excitement to the event will be the presence of popular radio host Marto Napoli and live music being played in the background by a DJ from Mexico.

Upper Town Night Parade

Be sure to attend the Carnival Night Parades to feel the pulse of the festival. The Upper Town Night Parade will introduce you to a land of dreams, with the celebrations being held out in the open on the streets of Quebec City. The parade will see people dressed up as giant animals and iconic characters giving the illusion of a winter Atlantis full of secrets to be explored.

Duproprio Polar Mission

DuProprio Polar Mission is a fun activity for children. The activity will test the strength, dexterity and wits of your children with its many obstacle courses, memory game, maze, puzzles and many more challenges. This amazing multi-stage journey is sure to be a hit with your kids as they resolve twisted scenarios and undertake fun trials to retrieve the stolen polar star from Sisi Otentis, the queen of Hiverness.

Ice Skating With Bonhomme

Head straight to the historical square of Place d’Youville in Old Montreal to enjoy ice skating with the carnival’s famous ambassador Bonhomme. Bonhomme will be at the venue to skate with you and your family on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 in the evenings until for around 45 minutes.

Hula-Hoop Quebec

Don’t forget to visit Bonhomme’s Ice Palace at the Loto-Québec Zone on 28 January and 3 and 11 February to catch artists from Hula-Hoop Québec displaying their skills with the vibrant halos of luminous hula-hoops. This unique dance performance by two artists is sure to light up the venue and make your day!


Are you a fitness freak? Or a yoga enthusiast? Or both? All those who wish to keep fit amidst all the feasting and celebrations during the carnival should try the Snowga on the snowy grounds. Try the Snowga and feel the therapeutic virtues of this fitness activity which includes outdoor meditation, stretching and breathing exercises.

Camp Games

It is one of those places where you can do what you want – go about breaking ice, chat with friends or strangers or just groove to the music to party hard! The highlight of the camp is the different lively games that will be held at the camp, which include drop the ball and the duo table hockey games.

Uniprix Ice Slide

An exciting activity for the young and the old alike is the Uniprix Ice Slide, where participants can rent a sled on-site and then ride down a slope made out of ice. It is a must-do activity at the carnival for snow-lovers as well as adventure seekers.

Some of the top attractions of Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic is one of the most popular beach destinations in the Caribbean. The country is known for its beaches, lush landscapes, resorts and golf courses. Its capital city, Santo Domingo, is


a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is full of landmarks showcasing its Spanish heritage. Here, we list some of the best attractions of Dominican Republic, which you must visit on your next visit to the country.


Punta Cana

Punta Cana is one of the most popular resort destinations not only in the country, but within the entire Caribbean region. The region is full of attractions to keep visitors on their toes at all times – it has world-class golf courses, luxurious resorts offering the best of facilities and its public beach is a popular surfing spot. You can also enjoy water sports at its public beach, which include kayaking and fishing.

Santo Domingo

The capital city of the country, Santo Domingo, is a must-visit for tourists interested in getting an insight in the cultural heritage of the nation. Visit Santo Domingo’s historical Colonial City, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and explore its cobblestone streets and marvel at its Spanish Colonial architecture. The city is home to the oldest existing cathedral in the Americas, the First Cathedral of America, and the Alcazar De Colón, which was built in early 16th century by Christopher Columbus’ son.

Eastern National Park

Nature lovers can head to the magnificent Eastern National Park to discover the natural bounties of the country. The national park is another UNESCO World Heritage Site. The park is home to numerous species of plants and animals as well as around 112 species of birds. Visitors can spot exotic marine animals including sea turtles, manatees, bottlenose dolphins and several kinds of fish in its warm waters. The park is a good spot for diving, snorkelling or trekking.


Jarabacoa is being developed as an eco-tourism destination in the country. Jarabacoa is located in Cordillera Central (Central Mountains), which is a breathtaking landscape of pine forests, rivers, waterfalls and mountain peaks. Rafters can enjoy white water rafting in the waters of the country’s only white water river, Río Yaque del Norte. Hiking, mountain biking, and rock climbing are other activities pursued by visitors here.

Basilica of Our Lady

The Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Altagracia, or the Basilica of Our Lady, is an important pilgrimage centre in Latin America. It is a fine example of modern religious architecture and draws people from all over the country on January 21 each year for the Mass at the church.

Top Beaches in Cancun, Mexico

The city of Cancun is certainly a paradise for beach lovers and a tiny slice of heaven for adventure enthusiasts and thrill seekers. Owing to its perfect weather, scenic beauty, and easy accessibility from prominent gateways, Cancun has become a highly popular Caribbean holiday destination. Interestingly, this famous island is home to around 150 beautiful beaches spread across 14 miles of dreamy coastal plains. Here are some of the most popular ones.


Playa Maroma

Located 55 km from the Cancun-Chetumal Highway in the Riviera Maya, Playa Delfines is one of the most popular beaches of the island. Due to its size and incredible blue waters, many consider the beach to be one of the best beaches in the world. The beach’s southernmost point, Punta Maroma is a great place to indulge in adventure sports such as water skiing and snorkelling.

X’cacel Beach

Located 40 minutes south of Playa del Carmen, X’cacel is a popular virginal beach in Cancun. Boasting a sea turtle sanctuary and a beautiful cenote just a few steps away; this beach is truly magnificent. While kids can enjoy the sights of turtle nesting and hatching, adults can try out different adventure sports and recreational activities.

Akumal Beach

Located 60 miles to the south, Akumal is a small beachfront town in Cancun. The little island town is classified as one of the area’s best attractions, largely due to excellent conditions for snorkelling and also because it is home to numerous endangered turtles. During the nesting season, turtles lay eggs on the shore and during the hatching season baby turtles can be seen making their way back to the sea.

Tulum Beach

A lazy bohemian beach town, Tulum is located 80 miles south of Cancun. Unlike other popular beaches in the city, Tulum boasts a rich historical past and is therefore the only beach to have an ancient archaeological site in the city. Numerous clubs and resorts on the beach make it a perfect holiday destination right next to the ocean. This popular white sandy beach is quite wide and is dotted with swaying palms and other trees.

Playacar Beach

Affectionately referred to as ‘Playa’ by the locals, this funky cosmopolitan beach is located about an hour south of Cancun. This popular beach is lined with numerous boutique hotels and beach clubs for visitors to enjoy every bit of their holiday. When the sea is calm, it’s a good place for adventure sports and other activities such as snorkelling and swimming.

12 Best Ways to Enjoy a Holiday in Morocco

Morocco is a charming country in North Africa, which mesmerizes travellers with its multicultural yet strong traditional identity that is a blend of African, Arab and European influences.


This multiculturalism makes Morocco an extremely diverse destination for holiday of all types – an adventure tour, a historical or cultural trip, or a leisurely beach holiday. Read on to know more about the many ways to experience a quintessential Moroccan holiday.

Explore Historical Asilah

Explore the historical fortified town of Asilah, located on the northwest tip of the country’s Atlantic coast. Walk along the Portuguese fortification walls to circle the entire town, visit the ancient St Bartholomew’s Catholic Church and the even older Grand Mosque, which is located in the medina.

Go On a Trekking Adventure

Morocco has an amazing landscape including breathtaking mountain ranges, expansive desert and a stunning coastline. You can choose package trekking tours or self arranged treks, short half-day treks or trekking trips of over a week! For instance, you can enjoy a trek along the sands of the charming city of Agadir!

Relax By Its Beaches

The country has a long coastline surrounded by brilliant seaside towns and cities. The beaches of Taghazout and Mazagan are popular destinations for surfers. Moreover, visit the kite-surf resort of Essaouira, relax by the sandy beaches of Agadir or enjoy a secluded beach holiday at the exotic Plage-Blanche.

Go On Desert Treks

Don’t forget to explore the beautiful golden sand dunes of the largest hot desert in the world, the Sahara desert, at least once during a visit to Morocco on desert treks. Or you can go for desert treks, which are held either on camel-backs or on 4-wheelers, to view the world’s tallest dunes in Erg Chebbi.

Bathe In a Traditional ‘Hammam’

A visit to Morocco will be incomplete without a visit to the traditional public steam bath systems called ‘Hammams’. The Moroccan hammams are not just places to bathe, they are an integral part of the local culture and excellent places to relax and gossip with friends. The entire hammam experience includes steaming, exfoliating scrubs and exotic massages by local experts.

Go Golfing!

Morocco is emerging as a top-class destination for golf holidays among enthusiasts from around the world. Don’t miss out on some golfing action at one if its many international-standard golf courses including Golf De L’Ocean and Golf Du Soleil. Cities such as Marrakech, Agadir, Rabat and Casablanca have excellent golf courses, resorts and infrastructure in place.

Experience Its Cultural Festivals

Listen to tranquil traditional music at the World Sacred Music Festival at Fez; visit the age-old Honey Festival at Argana; get the thrills of camel races at the Sahraoui Festival; or visit the more contemporary Marrakech Biennale festival for innovative modern art, photography and filming across North Africa.

Get Wet With Kayaking, Rafting

This North African country offers some splendid opportunities to kayakers and rafters. Paddle through the Ahansal River and enjoy the thrills of white water rafting down the Cascade d’Ouzoud as well as the fast-flowing rivers of Fez.

Try Kite Surfing

Whether you are a novice or an expert, adrenaline-pumping water sports such as kite surfing, kite boarding and windsurfing is something you must try while on a holiday here. Essaouira is one of the best places for kite surfing in the country.

Cycling Holidays on Your Mind?

The country has some brilliant cycling routes running through towns, along the Atlantic Coast and even up the mountains! Off roading is also a popular choice with cyclists here. Ride through the Sahara, go up the Atlas Mountains, tour the seaside city of Agadir or explore the Souss-Massa National Park!

Taste It!

Taste sumptuous and authentic Moroccan cuisine and its irresistible seafood. Enjoy the delicious tagines, pastillas, spicy hariras and chermoula. Opt for the national drink Berber whiskey, which is a type of mint tea available at its numerous restaurants, cafés and market food stalls. You can head to the Talborjt district of Agadir for some traditional Moroccan meals.

Simply Shop!

Morocco is home to many world-class shopping malls and smaller markets filled with shops selling everything from authentic handicrafts to other local gifts and souvenirs. Head to its indoor traditional markets called ‘Souks’ to experience authentic Moroccan shopping experience. Haggle your way through the souks and buy the best traditional stuff at good bargains.

A Glimpse into some Famous and Not so Famous Places in India

India has a plethora of travel destinations and all you travel enthusiasts probably know about the country’s famous tourist hotspots. But, a lot more still remains to be discovered by way of offbeat destinations. So, we decided to give you a quick glimpse into some of the well known as well as wonderful offbeat places in India.

Bhimbetka Rock Shelters, Madhya Pradesh

The place where it all began, Bhimbetka, located 45 km southeast of Bhopal, is an ancient Palaeolithic site and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003. With a width of 3 km, the site has 700 rock shelters and 400 cave paintings. The aarliest rock paintings at the shelter are around 30,000 years old. If you plan to visit the site, the rock paintings and engravings will surely leave you wonderstruck.

Champaner – Pavagadh, Gujarat


Situated 47 km from Vadodara, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Champaner is a fine offbeat destination in India. The ruins at this age old site date from the 8th to the 6th century and include agricultural buildings, religious structures, and fortress. Presently, Champaner Pavagadh reflects harmonious coexistence between the Hindus and the Muslims. The site is a window to Gujarat’s glorious past.

Tirthan Valley, Himachal Pradesh

Perched at a height of 1600 metres above sea level, Tirthan Valley in Himachal Pradesh is a popular riverside retreat blessed with the wealth of nature’s treasures. This popular offbeat destination lures adventure enthusiasts and thrill seekers as well. The beautiful valley has a riverside retreat, cloud kissing mountains, the serene Serolsar Lake, and a hidden waterfall. Dig out the deep secrets and popular mysteries attached to this ancient valley on your next holiday.

Shekhawati, Rajasthan

A true picture of Rajasthan with those havelis, forts, and other structures, Shekhawati is a lovely destination for those visiting India to experience its rich heritage and culture. Located in Northern Rajasthan, this popular site is most famous for its painted havelis and other architectural delights. Most of the structures here were constructed by Marwari merchants from the 17th to the 19th century.

Devprayag, Uttarakhand

 The town of Devprayag marks the confluence of two holy rivers, which combine to form the Ganges. It is a revered Hindu pilgrim destination in India. Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, this is a dream place for casual tourists and saints alike. The beauty of nature and religious vibe of the place touch a chord with one and all.

Brief Travel Guide to Chiang Mai, Thailand


Chiang Mai is the largest and one of the most culturally rich cities in Northern Thailand. The wide range of attractions and warm welcoming hospitality wins one over in no time! Sounds interesting? Perhaps, you would like to know a bit more about the destination. So, here goes.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Chiang Mai is between October and April. The weather during these months is cool and pleasant with light breeze flowing simultaneously. This is the peak tourist season! For outdoor activities, the period between November and February is believed to be the ideal time. Monsoon arrives in the month of June and lasts till October.


Many delights await foodies by way of delectable preparations such as Khao Soi, Khan Toke, Sai Oua, Gaeng Hang Lay, Miang Kham, and Gaeng Hoh. They are truly lip-smacking and are created in an interesting manner. People who love to cook must try observing the preparations. They’ll be amazed, undoubtedly! Restaurants that have made a mark here include David’s Kitchen, Favola, Le Grand Lanna, Farang Ses and many others!

Accommodation Options

You can choose your accommodation according to your budget. Dorm rooms and hostels are relatively inexpensive. Most of them are located within the older part of the city. As expected, budget hotels are slightly costlier than hostels. Service apartments are offered by certain commercial brands (Airbnb). Luxury travellers can opt for sophisticated hotels such as Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, Shangri-La Hotel, Rachamankha, and Four Seasons Resort.

Public Transportation

Elaborating on public transportation, the city transport is dominated by red minibuses known as songthaews. They are tourist friendly and found everywhere! Tuk-tuks (tempos) are also available in every vibrant corner. Haggling skills can come in handy, while negotiating fares! Scooters can be hired for discovering places with absolute freedom. You also may want to consider taxis for your trip from the airport to the hotel!

Places of Interest and Activities

Chiang Mai is a precious gem waiting to be explored by countless travellers! Some of its prominent hotspots are Doi Pui, Wat Prathat Doi Suthep, Doi Inthanon, and Chiang Mai Gate Market. Prospective visitors should check out the opening and closing times. Thrill seekers can participate in activities such as morning Buddhist almsgiving, city tours, elephant experience, and sampling the delicious Khantoke dinner.

Explore the Allures of Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, the capital city of the UAE, is a complete family destination. The city is full of engaging attractions that are exciting for the young as well as the old.


It welcomes you with its pretty waterside location, terrific dhow harbour, traditional marketplaces and bustling sheesha cafes. Read on to know more about some of the best attractions of this city.

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque

An important place of worship across the country and a popular landmark, the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque welcomes you with mystical serenity. This huge mosque exhibits stunning Islamic architecture and is the largest mosque in the UAE. Built of beautiful Macedonian marble, the mosque is full of intricate carvings, stunning glass-work and mosaic tiling.

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Visit the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and enjoy the thrills of roller-coaster rides and other attractions. It is the first Ferrari-branded theme park in the world and is home to numerous Ferrari inspired rides, a huge Ferrari Store and a host of authentic Italian restaurants and eating outlets. Marvel at its iconic red roof, enjoy the thrill of riding the fastest roller-coaster in the world and get entertained by lively shows – all within this indoor, climate-controlled environment of the Ferrari World.

Qasr Al Hosn

Travel back in time with a visit to the beautiful Qasr Al Hosn, which is probably one of the most popular forts in Abu Dhabi. The spectacular fort enjoys the title of being the oldest stone building in the city, which dates back to 1760. This white-washed fort was built as a watchtower, which slowly transformed into the royal abode of the ruling Al Nahyan family. History buffs will find the fort’s exhibits, photographs and archaeological finds interesting to explore as it offers a rare insight into the region’s history.

Abu Dhabi Corniche

A popular hangout among locals as well as tourists, the Abu Dhabi Corniche is a good place to spend some time observing the local culture. It is an eight kilometre stretch of road flanked by well-maintained waterfront with features such as children’s play areas, separate cycle and pedestrian pathways, cafés and restaurants. The Corniche Beach is another interesting feature, which you should explore. Take a cool dip or sunbathe or just sink your toes in the sand at this lifeguarded beach park.

Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital

Falconry is an important part of the local culture, and you should visit the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital to observe this bird’s wonderful relationship with humans. Visitors can book tours of this veterinary hospital, which includes exploring areas such as the falcon museum, the examination room and the free-flight aviary. One can even get a chance to hold these birds or feed them.

Top Family-Friendly Festivals and Events in Australia


Australia, a large country, surrounded by the Indian and Pacific Oceans, has impressed travellers with its fabulous tourist attractions and exciting activities.


Moreover, throughout the year, the country hosts a number of colourful festivals and events – some for adults only and others for families. The information below is useful to people who wish to know about family-friendly festivals and fiestas held in different parts of Australia.


Held in the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide, the WOMADelaide is an annual world music and dance festival, encouraging people to experience music of different cultures. It attracts individuals of all age groups and aims to develop global understanding. The easiest way to reach the site is by walking or using the public transport from the CBD or surrounding areas.

National Folk Festival

Held in the Exhibition Park in Canberra every Easter from Easter Thursday to Easter Monday, National Folk Festival is a fabulous family-oriented celebration! At the venue, the participants can find themed bars, food stalls, circus performers and talented musicians. More than 450 individual concerts are organised. There are dance activities, including workshops and classes. Excellent artisans showcase handcrafted musical instruments as well.

Fairgrounds Festival

Fairgrounds, billed as a carnival of music and discovery, takes place in the historic town of Berry, NSW, a two hour drive from Sydney.  Fairgrounds is held at the picturesque Berry Showgrounds in central Berry. Enjoy great food, boutique beverages, shopping and music as well as take part in awe-inspiring activities at the festival. Much to the delight of children, a designated festival within a festival, Little Fairgrounds, is also organized. Only for children, Little Fairgrounds features karaoke performances, magic shows, and craft activities.

Burning Seed

“Burning Seed is an experimental gathering dedicated to creativity, collaboration and a cash-free community — conceived, built, run and returned to nothing again by YOU.” It’s a week packed with art, theme camps, gifting, performances, crewing, music etc. Portaloos and ice sales are the ONLY things provided at the event. You must bring everything else. Burning Seed takes place in Red Earth City, located about an hour west of Wagga Wagga, NSW, in October.

Oysters in the Vines

Held in Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Oysters in the Vines has the following elements: live entertainment, oyster showcase (and a wide range of other food), kids’ entertainment, wine and oyster education, oyster shucking, and wine and beer sales. By organizing the event, the area highlights the fact that its produces some of Australia’s best oysters. To be able to enjoy live entertainment comfortably, individuals need to bring their picnic rug or chair. Free on-site parking is available.

Dubai’s Offbeat yet Irresistible Charms

The dazzling city of Dubai, UAE, needs no introduction. The destination is full of amazing attractions, which go into the itinerary of every traveller visiting the ‘City of Gold’.


However, there are many lesser known attractions as well, which offer plenty of opportunities to tourists to experience new and exciting things. Read on to know more about a few of these underrated charms.

The Walk at Jumeirah Beach Residence

Stroll down the beautiful Jumeirah Beach Residence and treat yourself to a fun-filled shopping and dining experience. The Walk at the Jumeirah Beach Residence stretches around 1.7 kilometres and consists of roads with several shopping outlets and plenty of outdoor restaurants. These restaurants serve everything from popular local delicacies to international cuisines and fast food. As you walk along this 1.7 km stretch of shopping and eating joints, you will reach the Jumeirah Beach.

Dubai Miracle Garden

Visit the stunning Dubai Miracle Garden in Barsha South for a deeply soothing experience. The garden boasts of being the biggest natural flower garden in the world and is home to more than 45 million different species of flowering plants. Travellers can easily spend a considerable amount of time here exploring this huge sprawling garden’s lavish landscapes and colourful flower settings. The site gives you a beautiful visual treat with its topiary style majestic displays of vividly coloured flowers trimmed into different shapes such as huge hearts, pyramids, stars, and igloos. It is a good, romantic getaway for couples.

Chillout Ice Lounge

The Chillout Lounge, located at Times Square Center Dubai, is the first ice lounge in the Middle East. Travellers will have a unique experience chilling (pun intended) out at sub-zero temperatures within the confines of this lounge, while temperatures soar outside. Wear the thermal clothing provided by the lounge and keep yourself warm. The lounge is dotted with big and small ice sculptures and different types of lighting emitting a variety of colours. Enjoy an uninterrupted supply of hot soups, sandwiches, juices, hot chocolates, coffee, tea, and mock tails at the lounge.

Big Red

Another offbeat place of interest in Dubai is the Big Red. Located a little out of Dubai on the Dubai-Hatta Road (E44), this tricky dune bashing centre is more popular with the old hands at the sport. As you drive along E44, you will notice that the desert changes colour from a grey-white to a reddish hue. Many visitors choose to simply play a cheering audience rather than join the heart thudding activity.

Bastakia Mosque

Last but not the least; the Bastakia Mosque is a place to soak in serenity and bliss. Although, Dubai has many other noted and well-known mosques, the Bastakia Mosque can easily be called one of the most photogenic mosques in Dubai. It has exquisite lattice work and a stark white facade. Travellers can also stroll around to see the remnants of Dubai’s gypsum and coral city walls built in the mid-19th century.