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Dubai Unveils New Zip Line Among Towering Skyscrapers

Dec 7
Dubai is offering thrill-seekers a new way to see its dazzling skyscrapers: On one of the world's longest zip lines.

3 Ways to Explore Dubai by Changing Planes

By Dean Fosdick | Apr 12
Dubai International Airport recently surpassed London's Heathrow as the world's busiest international air travel hub. If you can arrange it, Dubai is a great place for long layovers between long-haul flights.

Dubai Plans to Open Another Amusement Park

Dec 6
A Dubai developer that recently opened the world's largest indoor theme park now plans an even bigger attraction next door.

Legoland Becomes First Brick in Dubai's Southern Expansion

By Jon Gambrell | Nov 1
In four years Dubai's rulers envision 25 million people coming to the area as part of the 2020 World Expo, or world's fair.

Dubai Too Hot for You? Stay on Its Snowy Slopes?

Jul 18
Visitors to Dubai have a new way to keep cool during the scorching Mideast summer. The company behind the city's indoor ski slope plans to let guests stay overnight in tents on the man-made snow on Fridays starting from July 29.

Floating Home Marks Return to Dubai's Man-Made World Islands

By Jon Gambrell | May 20
Surrounded by 300 deserted man-made islands, Dubai's newest real-estate wonder has all the amenities of a luxury hotel - plus views of the bottom of the sea.

Zip Lining in Dubai

By Jon Gambrell | Apr 24
In the air travel hub of Dubai, there's a new way to fly: A zip line run by extreme sports company XDubai.

A Glitzy Playground: Dubai Marina

By Kamran Jebreili | Dec 8
With its glistening skyscrapers and man-made waterways, Dubai Marina is a playground for the rich.

Dubai Cuts Into Medical Tourism Market

By Aya Batrawy | Oct 24
Dubai, the emirate known for its celebration of over-the-top glamour and luxury, is racing ahead to dominate the Middle East's plastic surgery market with plans to attract half a million medical tourists in six years.

Hijabi Hipsters Fuse Fashion and Faith

By Aya Batrawy | Oct 9
Fashion-conscious Muslim women from Kuala Lampur to Los Angeles who wear the Islamic headscarf, known as the hijab, have had to get creative.

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