United Arab Emirates

Dune bashing and evening in the desert

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Depaysemoi United Arab Emirates Experience Activities

The dune bashing is probably THE activity of the Emirates. This involves rolling (and challenging gravity) in the desert dunes aboard a powerful 4x4. Strong sensations guaranteed !

This activity being a must-do when you go to this country, we didn’t hesitate and we went for it !

The dune bas

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Travel Guide - Abu Dhabi

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Depaysemoi United Arab Emirates Travel Guide Food Culture Sport Shopping

Despite popular belief, Abu Dhabi is the capital of the UAE, it is both a city, but also an emirate and not just any one since it’s the largest in the country (80% of the surface!) And the richest, it’s also there that are the most important oil reserves of the country.

Abu Dhabi is supposed...

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Grand Mosque of Abu Dhabi

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Depaysemoi United Arab Emirates Culture Monument

From its full name: The Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Mosque (we know is a bit long) is quite recent, since it was finished in 2007.
It’s the monument emblematic of Abu Dhabi. Especially since here is the tomb of Sheikh Zayed "the father of the nation", 1st President of the United Arab Emir...

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A brunch at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi

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Depaysemoi United Arab Emirates Food Experience

The Emirates Palace, luxury in its pure state :

One of the only 7-star hotels in the world with Burj Al Arab (see article A Weekend in Dubai), it offers up to 400 suites, some of which are exclusively reserved for members of the royal family and foreign heads of state.
Apart from the gold and...

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The opinion of Depaysemoi - United Arab Emirates

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Depaysemoi Travel Opinion United Arab Emirates

Our « depaysement » is created bythe amazing and pleasant contrast that is the United Arab Emirates, a mixture of luxury and wildness, modernity and tradition, abundance, but also aridity.

The desert is breathtaking with its high sand dunes as far as the eye can see, it feels so small, but at t...

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