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Inside Background
Abu Dhabi's architecture is modern and high rise. Whereas in Dubai everything...
Last edited: July 18, 2009
General Safety and Security A big concern that many people have today when it...
Last edited: September 21, 2009
Though the United Arab Emirates did not gain full autonomy until 1971, their...
Last edited: June 26, 2006
Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates but is also the name...
Last edited: November 05, 2013
The best time to visit Abu Dhabi is from November to February when it is cool...
Last edited: February 27, 2011
Abu Dhabi Timeline   1760 - The Baniyas Tribe finds fresh water in Abu Dhabi...
Last edited: September 10, 2013
Introduction  Ramadan can be a challenge for visitors, but it is also an...
Last edited: December 10, 2013
Inside Transportation
Getting There  Abu Dhabi is located on the coast of the United Arab Emirates...
Last edited: December 10, 2013
Bus The blue and white public transport buses are operated by the Abu Dhabi...
Last edited: March 14, 2014
Car Rental  You can either rent the car at the airport or from different...
Last edited: December 10, 2013
Inside Things to Do
Arts Events and Festivals   Abu Dhabi holds many different arts events and all...
Last edited: July 12, 2012
Below are suggestions for first-time visitors to Abu Dhabi: Desert Safari...
Last edited: December 10, 2013
Bars and Nightclubs Abu Dhabi has nightclubs and bars in addition to some very...
Last edited: August 27, 2013
Introduction The performing arts scene in Abu Dhabi has seen a transformation...
Last edited: September 10, 2013
Shopping in Abu Dhabi is concentrated in the malls where one can find all major...
Last edited: January 20, 2013
Sports Activities   Ice Skating  The main ice skating rink is located near...
Last edited: December 10, 2013
Introduction Abu Dhabi can be an expensive place to visit. But is possible to...
Last edited: September 10, 2013
There are three companies that organize Mangrove Kayaking Trips in Abu Dhabi...
Last edited: September 10, 2013
Golf Golf is probably the most popular outdoor sport for visitors in Abu Dhabi...
Last edited: February 15, 2013
The Sheikh Zayed Mosque was first opened to visitors in 2008 and should be on...
Last edited: December 04, 2012
Below is a list of the main shopping malls and shopping centres in Abu Dhabi...
Last edited: June 19, 2014
General Abu Dhabi is a child-friendly place. Babies and young children are...
Last edited: December 17, 2013
There are two ice rinks in Abu Dhabi and this is the largest of the two. It is...
Last edited: April 27, 2010
 Located in the heart of the city and with over 200 stores, Abu Dhabi Mall...
Last edited: September 10, 2013
Emirates National Auto Museum is an exhibition of private cars collected by...
Last edited: October 24, 2013
This huge conference centre and hotel is set in landscaped gardens with lawns...
Last edited: April 30, 2010
Marina Mall Tower opened in June 2009 and offers excellent views over the...
Last edited: March 11, 2011
Inside Dining Scene
Eating out in Abu Dhabi is one of the highlights for most visitors. There are...
Last edited: March 20, 2010
Try any of the La Brioche outlets for a full breakfast or just a croissant with...
Last edited: June 15, 2008
There are small cafeterias that make Arabian type pies called Fatayer  which is...
Last edited: April 14, 2014
There are several options available to diners who want to have a nice view...
Last edited: March 19, 2012
Friday brunch is an institution in Abu Dhabi.  Abu Dhabi residents tend to...
Last edited: August 26, 2008
Coffee places are absolute hits in Abu Dhabi since local people can waste more...
Last edited: January 06, 2007
Abu Dhabi is home to many Indian Restaurants serving food from all corners of...
Last edited: January 20, 2013
Chamas Brazilian Churrascaria Restaurant & Bar is located at the...
Last edited: August 17, 2008
Hemingway's is located in the Hilton Hotel. It consists of a bar and restaurant...
Last edited: June 11, 2008
Restaurant specialising in Lebanese cuisine. Popular with locals, foreign...
Last edited: September 11, 2008
Located within Emirates Palace Hotel, Mezzaluna is a restaurant specialising in...
Last edited: June 08, 2008
There are two Royal Orchid restaurants in Abu Dhabi and there is very little...
Last edited: June 15, 2008
Inside United Arab Emirates: For Foreign Visitors
The currency of the country is the Dirham with the abbreviation of AED...
Last edited: April 21, 2007
Here are a few links to some English to Arabic language phrases for ALL...
Last edited: March 09, 2008
00 is the International Dial Code you use to call overseas from within UAE and...
Last edited: July 08, 2007
Just a word of warning to people using their cards to purchase goods from the...
Last edited: June 08, 2013
ATMs 
ATMs (AKA cash machines) are fairly well distributed around the country.  There...
Last edited: May 04, 2010
All need to wear respectful c... while going to malls and public places. This...
Last edited: October 03, 2011
This section describes practical things visitors to the UAE need to know...
Last edited: April 28, 2010
Muscat to Dubai for expatriates   Planning on a road trip from Muscat to Dubai...
Last edited: January 17, 2014
March 2012: Information here is for all Canadians doing a cruise with Royal...
Last edited: March 15, 2012