United-Arab-Emirates

Money and budget Abu Dhabi

Money and budget Abu Dhabi

Money and budget Abu Dhabi Currency and exchange - Change : le UAE dirham (Dh or AED) is divided into 100 fils. There are banknotes from 5 to 1000 Dhs and coins of 1 Dh, 50 and 25 fils. The dirham is at fixed parity with the dollar ($ 1 = 3,6725 Dhs). In […]

Money and budget United Arab Emirates

Money and budget United Arab Emirates

Money and budget United Arab Emirates Money, banks, exchange - Change : l & rsquoci rarely used). As the dirham is tied to the dollar, its decline made travel cheaper. In February 2020: 1 € = 4 Dhs and 1 Dhs = 0,25 €. - The change s & rsquo22pm […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Abu Dhabi

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Abu Dhabi

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Abu Dhabi For an idea of ​​average prices, see the budget in Abu Dhabi. Hotels It is, in truth, the only real option for lodging in Abu Dhabi. In the city itself, the choices are numerous, which is less true in […]

Culture United Arab Emirates

Culture United Arab Emirates

Culture United Arab Emirates Dromedaries Do you know the Mighty Camels, the Dubai hockey team? With 4 or 5 dromedaries per km², the Emirates are one of the richest countries in the world in camelids! This "gift from God," as the Arabs call it, was once […]

Dubai recommended itineraries

Dubai recommended itineraries

Dubai recommended itineraries Dubai in transit Dubai what to do between two planes in Dubai. At the airport, there are tourist information desks (near the baggage claim belts and in the exit hall) where you can get brochures and maps of the city listing […]

Recommended routes Abu Dhabi

Recommended routes Abu Dhabi

Recommended routes Abu Dhabi While the stopover in Dubai revolves mainly around shopping and the city's sometimes crazy attractions, the emirate of Abu Dhabi offers a much wider and more authentic array of places to discover. More formal than its neighbor […]

Geography United Arab Emirates

Geography United Arab Emirates

Geography United Arab Emirates Deserts and steppes The United Arab Emirates occupy the "horn" of the Arabian Peninsula, facing the Strait of Hormuz separating the Persian Gulf from the Gulf of Oman (Indian Ocean). The extreme point of the peninsula (Mussandam), […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Dubai

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Dubai

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Dubai Dubai is still far from being a backpacker destination. To stay in Dubai, it is better to plan a good budget, because the prices charged by the hotels remain high. Dubai has set up a classification that distinguishes […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Dubai

Entry formalities and useful contacts Dubai

Entry formalities and useful contacts Dubai Entry formalities - For the French, Belgians, Swiss and Canadians, a passport is sufficient to enter the territory of the United Arab Emirates. The passport must be valid for at least 6 months […]

United Arab Emirates Identity Card

United Arab Emirates Identity Card

United Arab Emirates Identity Card - Location: faith Area: approximately 82 km² Capital city : Abu Dhabi- Population: 5 inhabitants (927 estimate), i.e. more than 482 times more than Density Change : US dirham S shape Ré Head of the Nahyan, é Prime Minister […]

Where to eat, food and drink Abu Dhabi

Where to eat, food and drink Abu Dhabi

Where to eat, food and drink Abu Dhabi Kitchen A veritable Tower of Babel, the city, welcoming expatriates of all origins, offers a rare panoply of world cuisine. In terms of small budgets, we are heading towards sandwiches, hot dogs, burgers, falafels, […]

Health and Safety Abu Dhabi

Health and Safety Abu Dhabi

Health and Safety Abu Dhabi Sanitary conditions It is strongly recommended to have a Insurance covering medical and repatriation costs, at the risk of not having access to care, including in the event of a vital emergency. Health authorities are closely […]

Practical life on site Abu Dhabi

Practical life on site Abu Dhabi

Practical life on site Abu Dhabi Electricity 220-240 V, 50 Hz. The plugs, three square pins, are the same as in England. Most hotels have adapters, otherwise it is easy to find a cheap one in small shops. Time difference Abu Dhabi is 2 hours ahead of Western […]

Activities, sports and leisure Dubai

Activities, sports and leisure Dubai

Activities, sports and leisure Dubai Shopping in Dubai Mall of the Emirates and other malls From mega malls to the souks of the old town, Dubai cultivates the art of commerce. Dubai is the land of malls, these huge shopping centers mixing galleries, luxury […]

Dubai transport and travel

Dubai transport and travel

Dubai transport and travel Routes We drive on the right. The road network is excellent, making the car an excellent locomotive in the emirate. You can't do anything without a car, unless you take a taxi ... Moreover, jams the hours of arrival and leaving […]

Geography and landscapes Abu Dhabi

Geography and landscapes Abu Dhabi

Geography and landscapes Abu Dhabi Covering alone 80% of the territory of the United Arab Emirates (67 km340), a little less than Ireland, Abu Dhabi is delimited to the north by the Persian Gulf - dotted with some 2 low islands -, to the south by the 'Saudi […]

Dubai traditions and customs

Dubai traditions and customs

Dubai traditions and customs craft Don't expect to find local handicrafts inherited from the Bedouins. Handicrafts found in the souks of the old town or in tourist hotels are mostly imported from neighboring countries (India, Iran, Oman). From the hookah […]

Activities, sports and recreation United Arab Emirates

Activities, sports and recreation United Arab Emirates

Activities, sports and recreation United Arab Emirates The favorite pastime of the UAE, say the slanderers, is Shopping... It's hard to deny that it is the true cornerstone of local recreation. Sport The Emirates also love sport, on the initiative of the […]

Health and Safety Dubai

Health and Safety Dubai

Health and Safety Dubai Health Vaccinations and precautions In addition to universal vaccinations (DTCP, hepatitis B), the following vaccinations may be recommended: hepatitis A and typhoid.However, before departure, a consultation is recommended for frail […]

Culture and museums Abu Dhabi

Culture and museums Abu Dhabi

Culture and museums Abu Dhabi History L & rsquo2000 BC. AD), known as d & rsquoNar, which takes its name from an island near the capital of the emirate. It is to this period that the great tomb of Hili (near Al Aïn) belongs. For the rest, traditions […]

Dubai Identity Card

Dubai Identity Card

Dubai Identity Card - Location: é Floor area Population: 2 inhabitants in the  Capital of Ré É Language : Arabic (official) Change : US dirham Religions: Sunni Muslims are in the majority. Human rights The United Arab Emirates are regularly singled […]

Culture and Arts Dubai

Culture and Arts Dubai

Culture and Arts Dubai Dubai's skyscrapers Dubai, where dozens of grandiose projects stand, is a concentrate of architectural follies and delusions, renowned for their daring. For lovers of futuristic facades and Disneyland-style hotel complexes, Dubai offers […]

Transport and travel United Arab Emirates

Transport and travel United Arab Emirates

Transport and travel United Arab Emirates Plane Airlines companies Competition is fierce between Emirates, the Dubai company, Etihad Airways, attached to Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah's low cost airline, Air Arabia. Emirates and Etihad provide inexpensive service […]

Health and Safety United Arab Emirates

Health and Safety United Arab Emirates

Health and Safety United Arab Emirates Health Vaccinations and precautions In addition to universal vaccinations (DTCP, hepatitis B), the following vaccinations may be recommended: hepatitis A and typhoid.However, before departure, a consultation is recommended […]

Dublin transport and travel

Dublin transport and travel

Dublin transport and travel As in many cities, the best means of transport to visit Dublin are by public transport, here bus and DART, as well as a recent tram (LUAS). bus Dublin buses are a real institution. In recent years, they are more and more on time. […]

Useful information and practical life on site United Arab Emirates

Useful information and practical life on site United Arab Emirates

Useful information and practical life on site United Arab Emirates Time difference The Emirates are 2 hours ahead of continental Western Europe in summer and 3 hours in winter. When it is noon in Paris, it is 14 p.m. in Abu Dhabi in July and 15 p.m. in December. Electricity Electrical […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation United Arab Emirates

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation United Arab Emirates

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation United Arab Emirates Hotels It is a bit of a must for a stay in the Emirates. The alternative forms of accommodation being very limited, not to say outright non-existent, one must choose from the plethora of hotels […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts United Arab Emirates

Entry formalities and useful contacts United Arab Emirates

Entry formalities and useful contacts United Arab Emirates Entry formalities - For the French, Belgians, Swiss and Canadians, a passport is sufficient to enter the territory of the United Arab Emirates. The passport must be valid for at […]

Climate, seasons and weather United Arab Emirates

Climate, seasons and weather United Arab Emirates

Climate, seasons and weather United Arab Emirates The weather is hot, even scorching, and sunny. Statistics show an average of only 13 rainy days per year in Abu Dhabi for a total of 126 mm of precipitation (585 mm in Paris). These light rains fall in winter, […]

Abu Dhabi transport and travel

Abu Dhabi transport and travel

Abu Dhabi transport and travel Plane Situéville, Abu Dhabi airport handles nearly 20 million passengers. Etihad Airways and its affiliates exclusively use T3 and the other airlines use T1 and T2. Abu Dhabi Airport The city bus no. City every 30 minutes […]

Where to eat, food and drink United Arab Emirates

Where to eat, food and drink United Arab Emirates

Where to eat, food and drink United Arab Emirates Kitchen Today, the big cities of the Emirates are full of countless restaurants selling all the kitchens of the world, or almost. On the top of the basket, the best hotels have attracted top chefs whose preparations […]

Activities, sports and leisure Abu Dhabi

Activities, sports and leisure Abu Dhabi

Activities, sports and leisure Abu Dhabi Emirate's oil. Pools for water skiing and wakeboarding, karting, clay pigeon shooting and paintball, football stadium, basketball and beach volleyball lessons, skating rink, bowling… you can find almost everything […]

Three days in Dubai

Three days in Dubai

Excessive, surreal, megalomaniac ... there are plenty of epithets to qualify Dubai. This city emerging from the desert is now an El Dorado which attracts more and […]

Recommended routes United Arab Emirates

Recommended routes United Arab Emirates

Recommended routes United Arab Emirates Seven emirates, seven days? It's a bit short, but undoubtedly possible for a first overview of the Emirates, as long as you are motorized. If you are planning sporting activities, add as many days as you want. Camel […]

Abu Dhabi Identity Card

Abu Dhabi Identity Card

Abu Dhabi Identity Card -   Capital city : Abu Dhabi, around 2,8 million d & rsquo Name: Abu Dhabi means "the father of the gazelle", in reference to the many antelopes that were once found there. - Population:  consé Density Ethnicities: […]

Money and budget Dubai

Money and budget Dubai

Money and budget Dubai Money, banks, exchange Currency The monetary unit is the UAE dirham (AED) which divides into 100 fils. In February 2020: 1 € = 4 Dhs and 1 Dhs = 0,25 €. Payment and change - There is no problem to change euros. Currency exchange […]

Traditions and customs United Arab Emirates

Traditions and customs United Arab Emirates

Traditions and customs United Arab Emirates Sociéle! Dress code Abu Dhabi is generally more conservative on the issue than Dubaï, where more foreigners parade. The men wear a long, loose-fitting white cotton garment with long sleeves, which falls to the […]

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