United Arab Emirates Travel BlogTravel guides, itineraries, abandoned places, street art and off-the-beaten-path places in the United Arab Emirates
Hello and welcome to our United Arab Emirates travel blog. You will find all our United Arab Emirates blog posts, including Abu Dhabi and Dubai in this section of our website.
Maybe you found our United Arab Emirates travel blog because you are considering a visit to Abu Dhabi or Dubai, or perhaps you are partway through planning a trip to the region. Whatever the reason, we hope we can provide some useful resources and travel tips for the United Arab Emirates.
Our United Arab Emirates blog posts are generally aimed at independent travellers and backpackers like us and have a strong focus on travelling around using public transport, staying in budget accommodation and exploring off-the-beaten-path and lesser-visited places.
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Modernist architecture in Abu Dhabi with a location map. A guide to a style of UAE architecture more familiar in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc.
For some of the best street art in Dubai, visit to Al Karama where Street 18B has been transformed by murals and graffiti into a huge open-air art gallery.
One of the best places to find street art in Dubai is City Walk, a lifestyle complex in Al Wasl district, where international artists painted murals.
Photos featuring ten of coolest brutalist and modernist bus stations we’ve spotted on our travels, highlighting some magnificent architecture.