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Apr 3, 2018
“Amazing Project - Amazing Idea”
Nov 5, 2017
“Brilliant experience ”
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Three hundred man-made islands in the shape of the world created as a real estate venture.
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

The world island is an amazing project to create abut 100 islands few kilometers away From Dubai, i am working in building one of the iconic projects in the islands - The heart of Europe project - many high level hotels and luxury villas and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
5  Thank Waleed E
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

By chance a taxi driver recommended we visit here it was such a good evening, there was so much to see and so much entertainment if you are visiting Dubai this is a must

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank tcos1804
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Once our flight took the take off from Dubai Airport and specially it passed by to give the view of The World and The Palm which was amazing

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank ZaimJee
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Yes, Thomas from Syria has it right, what a disappointment The World is. The project is defunct now with the water eroding all the continents and the entire concept turning into a bust.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank RickMIusa
Reviewed March 23, 2017

The World Islands is a project a few kilometers off the Dubai shoreline. I had the opportunity to sail out to The World Islands in 2008 and it was very impressive at that time, but you could see then the sea was eroding the man-made...More

Date of experience: March 2017
5  Thank Thomas W
Reviewed February 4, 2017

Seen from above, the project seems to remain unfinished and even gradually disappearing in the sea again. Wonder if this ambitious plan will prove to be a bridge too far.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank PeterD218
Reviewed November 13, 2016

The Dubai World Islands are an amazing man-made project, though you can't freely visit, and they are still unfinished. I was lucky to fly straight overhead on a recent business trip, and whilst there isn't much to see, they are a spectacular feat of man-made...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank 923Dan
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

It is really an amazing project which not completed yet in Dubai where those islands for world continents.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Abdulmoez-Tahmaz
Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

第一次來到杜拜機場轉機,覺得很棒。設備很好,空間寬敞、雖然無線網路很摳,只給一小時,但是還可以連Dubai international hotel free wifi,這就不會有時間限制!下次來杜拜,一定要入境去走走!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank guesswell
Reviewed July 20, 2016

the place is almost empty with only one beach club, almost nothing to see. Unless it is from an airplane, then the view is ok.

Date of experience: October 2015
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cowfart
Singapore, Singapore
Where can we watch the World Cup outside hotels? (1 Replies)
Watching the WC in the comfort of the hotel rooms are just too dull - does anyone know where ordinary Iranians (Tehran) gather to watch matches (sports bars, other public areas), and is there any particular one (that is safe enough) to recommend to a foreigner? Thanks in advance :)
June 19, 2014|
Response fromamiriniran|
Are u in tehran now? Just curious. if you are in tehran...north tehran...u may go to JameJam Foodcourt...aka Alaeddin Foodcourt...on ValiyeAsr Ave. On the northern end of the famous Park Mellat. They always play the first two games. U may get to watch the games on some movie theaters and restaurants. I do not which obe yrt. good luck.amir.
TwinsAunt
Aberdeen, Scotland
World Cup - what kind of day out is it? (8 Replies)
During our forthcoming hols, mu husband is keen to for us to get International Village passes for the World Cup in a couple of weeks. We have a 13 year old daughter - both she and I have minimal interest in horses! I'm looking for some guidance from people that have been before - what kind of a day out is it? What time is the race itself (I don't want to pitch up at 4pm ish and then wait for hours until the big race as there is fair chance teen moaning will have driven me back to the...More
March 12, 2008|
Response fromChelseaBabe|
I would also be interested in any feedback on this one, as we will be in Dubai for the world cup and thinking of going, well hubby and son are, daughter who is 18 and I not so keen but if it is a good day out we might be persuaded!! so my questions would be the same as TwinsAunt. Thanks.
fcworld
Sydney, Australia
Visa stamp in israel (13 Replies)
I will be visiting Israel for the first time in October. I called the embassy in Australia to ask if it was still possible to enter without having a stamp in your passport. The answer from the embassy was yes, but no guarantee! Does anyone know if it is still possible to enter without a stamp?? I visit many places in the World, and I do not want to take the chance on being refused entry into countries that do not allow you in, if you have an Israel stamp.
July 28, 2011|
Response fromOreet-S|
The answer you got at the Embassy is the right one - yes, there is a procedure for your visa to be stamped on a separate form - you need to request it at arrival - but there is no guarantee that you will be granted this privilege.