It might come as quite a surprise to travellers and tourists alike to learn that Dubai is actually a city that backpackers DO visit and in some areas, it can be surprisingly affordable! Its central geographic location has always made it a popular stop-off point for holiday makers trying to reach Australia or the UK but that practice has reached backpackers too.
I wish that opening image was mine folks but my helicopter was unavailable for the day. I appreciate saying that it was expensive might not cut this time, although at £70 for a basic pass for both attractions is around three days living for an average backpacker!
It’s from here the capital and second most populous city of the seven emirates that I write to you. I did, however, actually fly in from Lebanon direct to Dubai and so it made sense for me to stay over in Dubz for a couple of days allowing me to try and form a plan […]