Noted filmmaker Vignesh Shivan dedicated a special social media post to his mother. He had recently celebrated his birthday with his family in Dubai.
Sharing some beautiful pictures with his beloved mother, Vignesh wrote, “It’s always been my dream to take my mother to foreign countries and see the way her face changes when she sees the tall buildings, new people and newer things, the happiness I look for in her face..makes sense, gives me satisfaction, completion and a sense of accomplishment, gives me meaning for all the hard work that I do! Manifesting for good and great things.
The moments around my birthday this year.. the days with my family visiting Dubai and all the excitement and happiness that I was cherishing with them will always stay warm in my heart. Thanking God and the universe for ticking most of my bucket list wishes by now.”
The hyper-modern city on the Persian Gulf coast of the United Arab Emirates is an Indian tourist favourite, and rightfully so! The city that redefines the meaning of luxury has so much to offer its visitors that a week in this oasis isn't enough.
Since there's a ton to do in and around Dubai, we recommend a minimum stay of a week here. During this week, you can indulge in:
1. A Visit to the Burj Khalifa
You can’t even say ‘Dubai’ without thinking of the world's tallest building- the Burj Khalifa, so do plan a visit. We have it on good word that the view from the top is as spectacular as promised! Whilst there, you can even indulge in bungee jumping!
2. A tour of the Miracle Gardens
In this marvellous garden, you can spot beautiful life-size artworks made only from flowers. There's also a butterfly sanctuary here that houses some of the world's most unique flutter bugs!
3. Shopping in Dubai
It's hard to resist retail therapy in this urban jungle with a glistening Gold Souk and a larger than life Dubai Mall! So whilst planning your trip, don't forget to allocate a budget for this indulgence.
4. Snow City
A theme park that replicates the experience of skiing in the Swiss Alps in the middle of the Arabian desert; what's not to love about this unique and thrilling experience?
5. Desert Safari
Traverse and bash the dunes of Dubai in this extraordinary adventure over the desert! Here you can enjoy various activities like camel riding and quad bikes as a part of your safari tour.
There are plenty of day trips from Dubai, like to Ferrari World, the Louvre or the Grand Mosque- all of which are super fun and can be enjoyed with the whole family.