Abu Dhabi’s awe-inspiring Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque: Promoting tolerance, love, and openness amongst cultures

When we were planning our very short visit to Abu Dhabi (one day and 2 nights at Hyatt Capital Gate), the only thing that we were adamant about seeing was the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. The Grand Mosque was the reason we decided to visit Abu Dhabi instead of only visiting the more popular tourist […]

Abu Dhabi’s opulent Emirates Palace: The world’s 2nd most expensive hotel ever built

When we think of the United Arab Emirates, we envision extravagant and luxurious royal palaces gilded in gold due to the ridiculous amount of money in the country from the oil industry. Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi is an embodiment of that vision and is open to the public as a 5-star luxury hotel. Their […]

Glimpse the United Arab Emirate’s past at Heritage Village Abu Dhabi

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Abu Dhabi, the capital and second most populous city of the United Arab Emirates (following Dubai), is a bustling modern city with skyscrapers, elaborate palaces, magnificent mosques, and a lot of money. However, it hasn’t always been such a booming metropolis. In the 18th century it was a haven for wildlife, and its name translates to […]