Various Fun Ways to Enjoy Dubai with Local Residents
Dubai is not only a matter of luxury and innovative activities. Apparently, many local-style ways can be tried so that traveling is more exciting.
Emirati is a term for local residents. Although famous for its luxury, it turns out that there are a number of ways to enjoy Dubai besides being a tourist. Starting from attractions, culinary to a number of other activities.
Starting from learning the culture, trying to wear henna, to eating typical Middle Eastern bread. Of course, it will be a different and memorable experience when traveling to Dubai.
Based on a press release from Dubai Tourism, there are a number of ways to enjoy it.
Various interesting places
Horse racing may be normal. How about a camel race? This is one of the shows that are commonly enjoyed by Dubai residents. The racing season usually runs between October and April, held on Friday and Saturday mornings. A traveler can head to Al Marmoum Camel Racetrack, home of the Dubai Camel Racing Club. The track is a half-hour drive from the city.
In addition, a traveler can also see various traces of the Dubai trade in Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood. Here there are wind towers, cast stone buildings, and iconic corals. There are also a number of art galleries with various works such as calligraphy to modern art.
Eat local style
Enjoy the new place is incomplete without tasting culinary. A traveler can go to a number of exciting places that really give a local impression in Dubai.
If you want to find a variety of fresh and traditional foods, try dropping into Seven Sands. A traveler can try a unique local culinary experience, taking place every Tuesday morning from 10 am to 12 pm, with various things about local Emirate cuisine.
For example Deira Waterfront Market, which was established in 2017 to buy fresh fish, Frying Pan Adventures with an interactive dining experience with waiters and chefs, Al Reef Bakery with delicious Lebanese bread, or sample Gahwa coffee, Arabic coffee with a typical spice flavor!
Various exciting activities
Learning culture is one way to enjoy a very local place. Try to stop at the Sheikh Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding (SMCCU), there are a number of Dubai’s history from time to time.
Want to learn Middle Eastern Calligraphy art? A traveler can visit El Seed Studio, home to “calligraphy” artists and public art projects that combine traditional Arabic calligraphy with the style and color of graffiti. A traveler can also see unique public spaces and galleries.
Try henna or boyfriend art very closely with the nuances of the Middle East. A traveler can try henna art to a number of artists in Dubai, such as in Heritage for Henna and Rachna Salon.
Don’t forget to shop too! The famous souvenir in Dubai is a gold pendant made exclusively for buyers. A traveler can go to Cara Jewelers on Gold Soul, or Gold and Diamond Park. In a number of traditional markets, a traveler can also buy typical Middle Eastern-style textiles or clothing.
Enjoying the beach in Dubai, why not? try to stop at Black Palace Beach, a quiet beach and not many tourists visit. This covered beach stretch is located between Dubai Media City and the royal palace at Al Sufouh, with clear blue waters perfect for playing water and paddling, and has amazing sunset views that also feature views of Palm Jumeirah.