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Dubai

Monday, February 9th, 2009

My $1,200 Lunch at the Burj Hotel in Dubai

What do you get when you take seven stars, $650 million dollars, one helipad, and 1,500 species of fish and build an edifice three times the height of the Egyptian pyramids? You get the extraordinarily excessive Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai. The interior of the hotel resembles a jumbo-size Technicolor jewelry box. Some say

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates: Snow, Shopping, and Sales

If money were no object, then one of the destinations in our Top-Ten Diva list would be the Mall of the Emirates. It is a concentration of all things fabulous. From Roberto Cavalli to Harvey Nichols, Gucci...

Sunday, February 1st, 2009

Jumierah Beach Hotel: Opulence, Decadence or Just Plain Ridiculous?

At $650 a night – the cost of a pair of Manolo Blahnik every 24 hours, Jumierah Beach Hotel sets itself up for some high-flying expectations. It is not as famous as its big brother icon the...

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Emirates A380 Super Long Haul!

The future has arrived! The super long haul, double decker monster Airbus has arrived to the US! Direct flights to Dubai from NYC are here, and LA and SF are set for this fall and winter. Just...