Get from Dubai Airport to the Sheikh Zayad Mosque (Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi) Cheaply & Quickly on the Free Emirates Bus

It’s totally perfect if you’re willing to put up with it being a complete nightmare This blog contains the following: Required reading if you’re taking the free Emirates bus / shuttle from Dubai to Abu Dhabi (or vice versa) – especially during a long layover A illustrative story of my running around like an idiot A case study for Emirates Airlines operations people Backstory I was looking for ways to cheaply travel to Abu Dhabi…

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Dune Bashing and a Desert Safari in Dubai

Dubai being my first EVER solo-traveling adventure, I was a bit nervous about the usual things my mother warns me about when she finds out I’m going to any new place: Mainly I’m going to “get taken.” (Also, my mother is peak worried because she routinely watches shows with horrific murders and other atrocities). I was like “oh, Mom I’ll be fine – it’s Dubai,” but this is the woman who made me check in…

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