Dubai is a thriving modern-day metropolitan city which also claims to a rich culture and varied traditions waiting to be explored. Read on to find out more.
Hospitality and courtesy are extremely important virtues regarded with reverence in the Arabic world, and visitors are sure to be given a warm welcome by the locals. One can upon visiting many a Palm Jumeirah hotel in Dubai including the likes of DUKES DUBAIexperience the UAE’s trademark hospitality as well.
Religion plays an integral part in Dubai’s culture and magnificent mosques can be found throughout the city. It is possible for non -Muslims to take in these places of worship and one such must-visit site is considered to be the famous Jumeirah Mosque.
When you are on a visit, do make sure to indulge in some traditional activities such as drinking some Arabic coffee, trying out shisha and possibly taking part in a calligraphic class while here.
Do remember to dress modestly especially in public places and conservative areas. Swimwear is acceptable on the beach or around swimming pools. If you do happen to visit religious places or older parts of the UAE, ensure dress in loose-fitting clothes which cover the shoulders, arms, and legs.
Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life. Google+