From fish and chips to a camel burger – Dubai has it all.
It's freezing and the flight is full, but roomy seats mean I still sleep.
It's a shabby, noisy and busy area but it's also authentic and honest.
It's the biggest, the best and the most expensive of everything. Or is it?
Taking a long haul flight? Why not break your journey and enjoy an affordable mini holiday on the way? Amanda Phelan visits two desert cities.
It's a bit pricey, but it's a big hit with three generations of our family.
Extra-charming flight attendants spoil us with pre-dinner drinks, which have gone the way of the dinosaur with many other airlines.
Dubai may have forged its name as being home to the biggest and the brightest but now it's embracing an alternative side.
Dubai is fast changing its economic focus away from oil to tourism while positioning itself as one of the world's major air travel hubs. Incredible architecture (including the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa) and amazing experiences await. For those seeking something beyond the glitz and glamour of the modern city, there's also the traditional souks and outdoor adventures of the surrounding desert.