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Dubai has become synonymous with extravagance, indulgence and luxury. Over the last few years, this adult playground, has been drawing in visitors by the hoards. In fact, it is now the fourth most visited city in the world -- after London, Bangkok and Paris.
Flights mean frisky security, long layovers and unexpected delays, which can sometimes make for unpleasant travel experiences. Still, your airport journey doesn't always have to be terrible. Here are some cool airports that will make you forget about all your travel baggage.
Members of the international community have issued a joint letter to the UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Calling for the Release of Salim Alaradi, Kamal and Mohamed Eldarat. Sheikh K...
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I became the lead defence counsel for several men of Libyan origin who were disappeared by the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) State Security Service (SSS) in 2014. I knew at the time that our position was a just one, but I didn't realize how much the fate of my clients would impact the conduct and reputation of nations.
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The suspects may have fled back to Canada.
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The city already has an automated metro system.
If those extra holiday pounds are hanging a little heavy, one of your New Year's Eve resolutions probably includes some serious time spent at the gym. But all workout and no play is no way to spend the next year, and getting and staying fit is not fun when it puts a crimp in your travel plans.
Our favourite crown prince is back! The prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, and his Instagram-loving entourage have been celebrating the new year in B.C. Much like thei...
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One of the world's richest — and hottest — royals swung through Vancouver and Whistler this month with an entourage, Instagramming their travels along the way. In some ways, the Crown Prince of Dubai,...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai and luxury are nearly synonymous. The city is home to the world's tallest tower, massive man-made islands in the shape of palm trees and a fleet of police cars that...
Sometimes size really isn't everything. Well, at least that's what the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat would like you to believe. But when it comes to size, it's either go big or go to Dub...
This isn't the blog post I intended to write as my first contribution to Huffington Post Alberta. A lover of the arts, I wanted to be lightness and color, attempting--in my own way--to bring more much deserved attention to Calgary's burgeoning arts and culture scene. But then, things happen that derail me. Things like the 2013 Wimbledon women's champion--Marion Bartoli--being verbally assaulted online because she's "too ugly to win"(more on that later) and Marte Deborah Dalelv, of Norway, being acquitted of consensual rape following a business trip to Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Feminism is nothing more than the desire for a world where women are equal. Equal. Not superior, but equal. Pro-woman does not mean anti-man. It never has. And the only people who want you to think otherwise are those whose privileged status is derived from women being treated as inferior.
Justin Bieber had his show yesterday in Dubai halted after a male fan attacked him on stage. The Daily Mail reports Bieber was performing the title track of his "Believe" album seated at piano when th...