The Naked Truth

Stopping the world’s spin.

A Little Oil Money

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), just might be the place to go. In fact, foreigners known as expats now out number the locals known as Emiratis.

Take a look at what it offers:

Palm Islands, the world’s largest artificial islands shaped like a giant palm tree. They add 520 km of beaches to Dubai City.

palm islands

Burj Al Arab, the world’s only 7 star hotel.

Dubailand will consist of 3 billion sq. ft. of theme parks, eco-tourism projects, shopping malls, restaurants and residential units that are being developed by UAE, Gulf Cooperation Council and international investors. It will include: Universal City Dubai, a 22,000,000 sq. ft. development, featuring Universal Studios Dubai as its centerpiece; Paramount Studios Theme Park; Tiger Woods Dubai, an exclusive golf community that will include the first ever Tiger Woods designed golf course; Dubai Snowdome will be 85 metres tall and 220 metres in diameter and will feature a ski dome, residential towers, hotels, a shopping mall, restaurants, coffee shops and retail outlets; and Mall of Arabia, the world’s largest shopping mall.

The Sixth Crossing, the world’s longest and tallest bridge, will be 1 mile long at 673 feet high.

And who can forget Burj Dubai, the world’s tallest building with 160 floors as of March 1, 2008.

March 14, 2008 Posted by | Travel | , , , , , | Leave a comment