First, though, we’ve got a half portion of Peking Duck (Dh298 for a full portion) to get through. Having eaten the original thing in Beijing last year, I didn’t think the Hukama would be able to match up – few others in the UAE have done so thus far. To my surprise, though, they acquit themselves admirably. After all that, we’ve no space for dessert, but after a quick cigarette break on the balcony overlooking the Burj Khalifa, we’re ready to give it a shot. Two things stand out on the menu, and unable to make a decision between hot and cold, we greedily ask for both.
SEGA Republic, the first and largest of its kind indoor theme park located in The Dubai Mall, celebrates its first anniversary in August 2010. To mark the occasion, it has launched a month-long bonanza for visitors with special promotions and weekly prizes until September 14.
Visitors to Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo at The Dubai Mall can now learn more about the awe-inspiring world of aquatic animals with behind the scenes tours and daily animal feeding presentations.
Several world-renowned authors who are in Dubai to take part in the city’s prestigious literary event, the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, toured At the Top, Burj Khalifa, the world’s highest observatory deck with an outdoor terrace, located on Level 124 of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building.
Michael Jackson’s hit song ‘Thriller’ can get anyone on their toes and move the shoulders. Set against the iconic backdrop of Burj Khalifa, a few thousand dancers grooved to the song at the first-ever dance extravaganza at Downtown Dubai on Friday. From zombie walks to well coordinated dance moves, the event saw high-energy action from every single participant.
All five hotels of The Address Hotels + Resorts in Dubai – The Address Downtown Dubai, The Address Dubai Mall, The Address Dubai Marina, The Address Montgomerie Dubai and The Palace – The Old Town – will feature Eid specials that will appeal to the finer tastes of guests.
An Emirati mountaineer who has twice conquered Everest has had to postpone a daredevil stunt on the world’s tallest tower – but only by a day. Saeed Al Memari had asked the Burj Khalifa’s owner, Emaar, for permission to climb the side of the building and base jump from the top at midnight during the annual New Year’s Eve firework display.
Animation genius Brad Bird (“The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille”) makes his debut as a live-action director with this, the fourth “Mission: Impossible” movie, and he fires off one spectacular set piece after another. Before the famous theme song blares and the opening titles appear, we’ve already seen a rooftop chase and shootout in Budapest and an elaborate prison break in Moscow.