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Travel: I loved spending time in the UAE

July 05, 2021 13:21 IST

We asked you: Where would you 'holiday in your head'?
For Imran Ahmed Khan, it's the UAE.

Miracle Garden, Dubai

IMAGE: Miracle Garden, Dubai. Photograph: Kind courtesy Balou46/Wikimedia Commons

While we work in countries on employment visas, sometimes it's like an extended travel to these amazing locations.

I got an opportunity to work in the UAE and Oman for a brief time. Fortunately, I stayed with my family during my employment in the UAE.

During weekends, we would visit some amazing places. Each picnic spot/structure is built with in such unique ways with elegance.

Some of these are:

Ferrari World

IMAGE: Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi. All photographs: Kind courtesy Imran Ahmed Khan


View from the top of Burj Khalifa in Dubai

IMAGE: View from the top of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

When you visit, do spend time at the Dubai Miracle Garden, Dubai Zoo and the superb F1 track at Yas Island.

Take a desert safari tour and visit the heritage site at Al Ain.

If you have the time, visit the Dubai Museum, the Global Village, the IMG Worlds of Adventure and Jebel Hafeet.

We especially enjoyed the Dubai shopping festival and the Gitax electronics shopping festival.

Where would you go if you could 'holiday in your head'? Which vacation would you recreate and why?

Do share your favourite travel story/destination with us with lots and lots of pix and we will publish the best ones right here.

So come, let's 'holiday in our heads'. And stay safe until we know we have bettered the virus.

Please send your favourite travel stories, with pictures and videos, to (Subject: My favourite travel story) and we will publish the best ones right here.