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Dubai- The City of Luxury

Dubai is a city in the United Arab of Emirates know for huge malls, luxury shopping, futuristic architecture and a vibrant nightlife scene. It is bordered by Abu Dhabi on the south, Sharjah on the north-east, and the Sultanate of Oman on the south- east. It is considered to be one of the fastest growing cities in the world, the most populated city in the United Arab of Emirates. Founded in the late 1971 when the entire population was 183,000 people whereas now Dubail alone is home to 2.5 million people. It is a melting pot of all cultures in the world. Dubai International Airport has overtaken Heathrow Airport in London with a total of 1 million daily visitors. It is considered to be the city of superlatives as it is home to the world’s largest dancing fountain, tallest building, the only 7 star hotel, largest artificial islands and the […]

Malta is best known for its crystal clear sea and sunny days all year round. There is certainly no lack of either as Malta gets more than 300 sunny days a year and is surrounded by clear blue waters. Thus it is no secret that Malta is considered as a jewel in the Mediterranean. However, Malta is not just about the sea and sun, its rich history dates back about 7,000 years. Malta is strategically located in the heart of the Mediterranean with close ties to Europe, North Africa and Middle East. Its location in the middle of the Mediterranean has always been sought by a lot of countries throughout the years. Past empires from the Phoenicians to the Romans, the Knights of Malta and more recently the British Empire all left their influences on Malta. Here one can find a lot of historical sites and architectural gems around every […]

Best sites in Sweden

So we’re a gang of non-swedes that were planning to do a small Sweden trip before schools starts in september. We have about 3 weeks and a nice camper van so we thought we have to make the best of this. The start of our travel will of couse be Stockholm but now we’re a bit confused about where to go. Something we all want to see is the mountains, so we’ve seen that the closest mountains is in Härjedalen, which should be around 4 hours drive from here. After that we thought about going more north (sorry all northerners but Sweden is just too freaking bit). Then people told us to skip Värmland, so we’re thinking about maybe swing by Norway when we’re at it and go to the coast cities of Bergen and Stavanger, to come out in Oslo and hit the Swedish border on the west coast […]

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