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Starting from the end: Santiago de Compostela

Although for many travelers Santiago de Compostela is a destination city, we chose this place as our first stop. Santiago is the capital of Galicia, the most north-west region of Spain. It owes its name to Apostle Santiago (St. James) whose tomb remains in the cathedral after being discovered by a hermit who saw a falling star on top of ...

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Five viewpoints in Lisbon

We want to share with you the best view points in Lisbon where you’ll have a great view over the city. Santa Luzia Viewpoint, Alfama (Miradouro de Santa Luzia) Situated in Alfama, between the old Cathedral (Sé) and Saint George Castle, this is one of the most beautiful viewpoints of the Portuguese capital. It has a gorgeous view over Tejo river and ...

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Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates and the second most populous, after Dubai. It is also the capital of Abu Dhabi Emirate, the biggest in the country. Even though it’s the capital, it is not nearly as attractive as Dubai. We have visited the city several times, either with some guests we had during our ...

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TOP 5 attractions of Dubai

I lived in Dubai for one year. But I visited the city as a tourist a couple of times – with friends and family who came to see us. Below I am describing five attractions of Dubai, but it’s a totally subjective vision of the city and I am not even slightly trying to be an expert or a guide, ...

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One way trip to Al Ain

It was mid-July, it felt like a heater was on outside and we went for one day trip to Al Ain, home of the highest point in the country. Al Ain is also considered one of the greenest cities in the UAE. It is the second biggest city in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and it’s located by the Omani border, ...

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Road Trip from Dubai to Muscat

After analyzing some different options, we decided make a road trip from Dubai to Muscat. We had two nights and three days to do it and we wanted to see as many places as possible. After buying some food in the supermarket by our house, we met Victor and Irma and left around 10AM. The weather was wonderful and we wanted to enjoy ...

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Living in Dubai

We  moved to Dubai in February 2014. I went early that month and Magda followed up 30 days later. Despite some uncertainty that this would be a good decision, it turned out to be the right option. I started working three weeks after arriving, so when Magda came, things were already kind of on the way. She got her job ...

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Dubai Marina and JBR

Dubai Marina is located exactly in front of JLT, on the opposite side of Sheikh Zayed Road (main street in the UAE that stretches along the whole city and finishes in Abu Dhabi). Marina was built along an artificial canal and is almost 3 km long. Similarly to JLT, the construction of the district started in 2003 and was finished ...

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Jumeirah Lakes Towers

JLT, Jumeirah Lakes Towers, is an area in Dubai where we lived. The constructions of JLT started in 2001 and in less than 10 years 80 building were erupted. The area is divided into 26 Clusters, named from  A-Z. Each Cluster contains 3 buildings with a big parking. In the beginning, JLT was constructed along the edges of four artificial ...

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Weekend in Muscat

During the first month of our stay in Dubai, when I still wasn’t working, we decided to go spend a weekend in Muscat, Oman. We found quite cheap flight from Dubai to Muscat with Flydubai airlines. So, on Friday morning (weekend in UAE and Oman starts on Friday), after one hour of flight we landed in Muscat. We got our visas ...

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