Tag Archives: Middle East

72 Hours in Toronto

When visiting a hotel you are often faced with the challenge of designing your own itinerary but that can often be an uphill struggle. Guests staying at The Fairmont Royal York, Toronto no longer have to experience this unnecessary stress thanks … Continue reading

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TravelFacts #6: The world’s tallest building

I expected nothing less than the world’s tallest building to be located in Dubai because I firmly believe that this city holds the world record for the world’s largest list of the world’s largest records in the world! The magnificent Burj … Continue reading

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Old Dubai

When people mention Dubai, they immediately think of sharp, contemporary skyscrapers, excessive wealth and hot, hot sun.  Whilst it is all that of course, I personally find the older elements of the city of more interest. I loved my trip … Continue reading

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The Dubai Fountain

The Dubai Fountain takes choreographed water music to a new level – in fact I have never seen anything quite like it before. Taking place in the 30-acre man-made Burj Khalifa Lake in front of The Dubai Mall (the world’s … Continue reading

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Vintage Photo Series: Fairmont Moments in Time 2000’s

2001 – Fairmont Hotels & Resorts introduces Willow Stream Spas, its signature spa brand, offering treatments which draw on the nature, energy and essence of each spa’s surroundings. 2002 – Fairmont welcomes its first property in the Middle East, Fairmont Dubai. Its … Continue reading

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Surprising Dubai….

With most cities I have visited, I knew what to expect before visiting but with such an enigma like Dubai, I just didn’t know what I would find.  The flight over with the excellent Emirates Airlines made me anticipate an … Continue reading

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