Dubai & Abu Dhabi - Understand Dubai, Abu Dhabi & Survival Guide (Chapter)
All the info you need on everything from history, architecture and music to public transport, money, the internet…you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene, and tips for women travellers and travellers with disabilities, as well as a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on history - how Dubai boomed from a dusty Arabian outpost to global leader of tourism and business
- info on Dubai’s diverse, multicultural population
- details on the challenges to the environment posed by all that development
- coverage of architecture - from traditional palm-leaf houses to soaring skyscrapers
Coverage includes: Understand Dubai & Abu Dhabi, Dubai & Abu Dhabi Today, History, Politics & Economy, Identity & Lifestyle, The Environment, Architecture & the Arts, Survival Guide, Transport, Directory A–Z and Language.
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