Being at the Center of Now, Downtown Dubai

Being at the Center of Now, Downtown Dubai

The Dubai Fountain (still on daytime rest mode), behind it is the Souk Al Bahar and the Address Hotel (the tall one) Over the years, Dubai has evolved to be one of the most modern emirates in the UAE. It prides itself in having developed a vast range of modern tourist attractions, whether it be the biggest, the tallest, or the most expensive one. Some of those could be found at the Downtown Dubai. The Downtown Dubai, referring to itself as “The Center of Now” is  a very large complex…

A Grand Place of Worship: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

A Grand Place of Worship: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

The Grand Mosque, a view from inside the courtyard.Columns in the Mosque (I understand the title’s redundancy. And I want to emphasize how “Grand” it really is.) Extravagant. That is probably the most suitable word to describe this very iconic place of worship for our Muslims friends. This is the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. A View of the Courtyard through the decorative glass window It was already the 4th week of June, 2011 when we decided to beat the impending summer heat and pay a visit. We went there late in…

UAE: A Once Home Away from Home

UAE: A Once Home Away from Home

Saturday Sunset en route to a Catholic Church in Jebel Ali at 5p.m. For the past few days, I’ve been thinking of how much I miss living in Dubai. A lot of reasons why, but to conclude: it was home away from home. As I reminisce about it, I tried to look for good landmark photos to hopefully share with you in my succeeding posts. I looked so hard and realized, there’s almost none! There are, but you know, I might’ve skipped out a few and probably have forgotten from…

Random: I Miss Dubai

Random: I Miss Dubai

No, I’m not Ms. Dubai. I just miss it. 😛 And I think I need to take a quick break from talking about Nepal (will probably continue tomorrow :P). Well, I used to live there. My plane arrived on June 24, 2009 and 3 years 5 months 3 weeks later, I left. So even if I only say that “I liked living there because it’s… convenient”, I know deep within, there’s so much more. Enough with the drama. Huhuhu Here are a few random stuff I had back when I…