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What Edward Said About the Middle East

Aryanna Prasad | Posted 11.19.2015 | College
Aryanna Prasad

When I told people where I was going, I got a different response than when I announced I'd be backpacking around Europe. People were always a little more curious. "Aren't you afraid? You know, since you're a woman."

The World's Busiest Airport Is...

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 01.28.2015 | Travel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The city with the world's tallest building can now boast that it's home to the world's busiest airport for intern...

Dubai Makes Billion-Dollar Plans For World's Biggest Airport

AP | Posted 09.10.2014 | Travel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's ruler has endorsed a $32 billion expansion plan for the city's second airport that officials envision wil...

Dubai Hopes To Become Most Visited City In The World By 2020

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 05.09.2014 | Travel

Paris, London...Dubai? They folks over in Dubai have high hopes, it turns out, as they want to overcome the two European powerhouses to become the...

World's Longest Flights

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Though Singapore Air's 18-hour nonstop flight from Newark to Singapore was suspended last year, there are still plenty of ultra-long flights to choose...

View Dubai's World Islands From Above

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

Dubai's World Islands are best viewed from above. The artificial archipelago, also known as "The World," consists of 300 private, man-made islands str...

Dubai Celebrates Christmas, Complete With Fake Snow

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 12.23.2013 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Just days before Christmas, Ben Elliott-Scott was busy touching up the paint on a foam snowman and blasting trees...

World's Coolest Hotel Water Slides

trivago | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel

Hotel water parks have grown in popularity in recent years, allowing guests to enjoy all the thrills and entertainment of a water park without leaving the comfort of their hotel. Here are 10 of the most fantastic water slides onsite.

Dubai Plans Quran-Themed Park

AP | Posted 06.20.2013 | Religion

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Dubai has added a new item to its top ambitions such as building the world's largest Ferris wheel and bidding for an An...

The New Crossroads Of Travel

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 05.04.2013 | Travel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — It's 1 a.m. and the sprawling airport in this desert city is bustling. Enough languages fill the air to make a Uni...

Dubai's Newest Architectural Wonder Is...

Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel

The world's tallest hotel has officially opened in -- where else? -- Dubai. The 1,164-foot JW Marriott Marquis Dubai is just 290 feet shorter than ...

Dubai Pulls A Wheelie

AP | Posted 03.11.2013 | Travel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Dubai's ruler has approval a $1.6 billion island development project that would be home to what's billed as the world's...

PHOTOS: An Outlandish Brunch In Dubai

Departures Magazine | Posted 04.11.2013 | Travel
Departures Magazine

Madinat Jumeirah's weekly blowout may seem over the top, but Dubai's brunch scene is, generally, not for the faint of heart.

Experiencing the Luxury of Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Quia Querisma | Posted 03.15.2013 | Travel
Quia Querisma

I have to admit, when I first entertained the thought of visiting Dubai and Abu Dhabi I imagined the lost city of El Dorado, complete with streets paved with gold and sheikhs betting on camel races.

WATCH: Ski Dubai's Indoor Beauty

Posted 11.27.2012 | Travel

A beautiful new video offers an in-depth look at what is usually considered an diversion not one of Dubai's central attractions. In the gorgeously ...

The World's Biggest Mall

AP | Posted 11.27.2012 | Travel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Dubai says it's getting back in the business of biggest. After years of downsized ambitions because of a debt crisis, ...

Vogue Cafe To Open In Dubai

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 11.25.2012 | Travel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Vogue's fashion-loving fans will soon have a chance to drink in the magazine's aura at a new cafe in Dubai. The g...

Queen Elizabeth 2 Becomes Dubai Hotel

AP | By ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 09.01.2012 | Travel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Dubai has settled on a use for the Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise liner it bought for $100 million five years ago, with plans...

Dubai Is Dense With Diversions

Mark Sissons | Posted 08.21.2012 | Travel
Mark Sissons

I'm not the only one enjoying a bird's eye view of Dubai's architectural audacity. Across town, the giant image of its absolute ruler, Sheikh Mohammed, smiles down upon his realm.

One Day In Dubai, Buenos Aires, Paris, Tokyo And New York

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.15.2012 | Travel

The Associated Press sent reporters out on a tourist's itinerary for one day in five cities to compare experiences. Here are some of their impressions...

PHOTOS: A Water Park In Dubai?

Oneika Raymond | Posted 07.22.2012 | Travel
Oneika Raymond

I said yes to a trip to Atlantis, The Palm's Aquaventure water park in Dubai. Then I remembered that I can't swim.

PHOTOS: A Different Side Of Dubai

Oneika Raymond | Posted 07.02.2012 | Travel
Oneika Raymond

We eyed them with empathetic fatigue -- they grunted under the weight of the boxes and sighed from exertion.

Real Madrid Builds Island Theme Park

Posted 03.25.2012 | Travel

Real Madrid is expanding its brand and heading to the Middle East. Club executives revealed plans on Thursday to build Real Madrid Resort Island, comp...