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The Backpacker’s Way to do the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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As of today the worlds highest building is the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As a backpacker in Dubai there was no way I was going to pay the ridiculous price tag of $30 US Dollars to go …

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Backpacking in United Arab Emirates: 6 Free Things to do in Dubai

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I have toyed with Dubai and the United Arab Emirates a bunch of times on my journeys. I never made it a priority visit but the way connecting flights go sooner or later my backpack and wallet were going to …

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The 5 Safest Countries I Have Backpacked In

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I’ve been asked a few times about staying safe when you travel and it’s definitely something I need and want to write more about. I’ve written some articles about this before including mostly health safety and also personal safety in …

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Three Countries I Haven’t Really Been To!

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While I do keep a count on continents, countries, towns and cities I have actually been to, there are a few places that I admit I have physically been to but know nothing about. So here are three countries for …

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UAE Fake Travel Report Part 2: The Time I Didn’t Go to Abu Dhabi and Dubai

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** STOP PRESS – since this article I have since been to Dubai and the UAE. As I count down my trip to the Middle East I now reflect on that time, back in 2008 where I turned down a …

United Arab Emirates Fake Travel Report Part 1: Dubai Airport

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** STOPPRESS – since this article I have actually been to Dubai and the UAE. How boring is it to write a travel story about visiting an airport? The answer is very, but I like to document everything and this …