Articles on the topic "The Gold Soak"
When it comes to jewelry, Dubai is second to none. Firstly, historically Dubai is the birthplace of pearl divers. Secondly, the world’s largest Gold Bazaar operates here.
An oriental atmosphere, wild bargaining, and a lot of hustle and bustle: a stroll through the traditional souks in the old and historic city center is a must for a visit to Dubai. The Arab markets in the districts of Deira and Bur offer a welcome change from the large shopping malls in Downtown Dubai or Jumeirah. Many small shops line up in the narrow streets.
Anyone who has ever been to the Emirates or another Gulf country knows firsthand about a real “Arab” scent. Arabs know a lot about good smells. A rich and dense sillage of the scent accompanies every indigenous inhabitant of the UAE.
Glitzy Dubai is the United Arab Emirates’ holiday hot spot. This city of high-rises and shopping malls has transformed itself from a desert outpost to a destination du-jour, where tourists flock for sales bargains, sunshine,…