A new route for Emirates puts an A380 on a route that barely gives it time to raise the landing gear.
DrFumblefinger tries to visit the upscale al Qasr hotel in Dubai, but is escorted off the property. He did snap the photo of these interesting Arab Horse statues.
DrFumblefinger visits the Souk Madinat Jumeirah, a modern shopping mall designed to resemble a traditional Arab market.
A floating branch of Carrefour in Dubai's harbor accommodates sailboats and small craft, and makes deliveries to larger ones.
The highlight of DrFumblefinger's stop in Dubai was a visit to the world's tallest building, the beautiful Burj Khalifa.
DrFumblefinger explores the beautiful Al Fahidi historical neighborhood, one of the few genuine 'older' places in Dubai.
DrFumblefinger came across this beautiful car, used in the Bond movie Spectre, on his last day in Dubai.
DrFumblefinger takes a refreshment break in a traditional cafe in Dubai, the Arabian Tea House Cafe.
DrFumblefinger visits the Dubai Mall, the largest and likely one of the most opulent in the world. Besides over a thousand retail shops and over 100 restaurants, it features a massive aquarium, full size hockey rink and large cinema complex.
Within the charming historic Al Fahidi Historic District of Dubai you'll find a home that has been converted into a museum dedicated to the world's most popular breakfast beverage.
DrFumblefinger shares some of the street art he encountered during his visit to Dubai.
The famed QE2 starts her second job as a floating luxury hotel in Dubai; her first guests will arrive on the Queen Mary 2.
DrFumblefinger shares one of the most interesting works of public art he's ever seen, the Fountains in the monstrous and fascinating Dubai Mall
DrFumblefinger visits the textile souk in Dubai. Housed in a covered and restored market area, it is a colorful place if you like to buy cloth and related materials.
Dubai Creek is in the heart of old Dubai. Long a center for trading and commerce, it is fun to cross the Creek using a water taxi known as an 'abra'.