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  • Dubai/First Night in Beijing: Part Two

    This is part two of my post on Dubai and our first night in Beijing! After struggling past unforgiving traffic, we finally made our way to the front of Dubai Mall, the entrance was very grand and lined with expensive, chauffeured cars. Although we only intended to buy drinks and food from this mall, we knew our wallets would still be hit hard! The first shops we saw when entering the mall said it all: Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, etc. If only we had the money!! The mall itself is the world's largest, and it showed. We did a lot of walking to get from one end to the other, not to mention it had around 5 or 6 floors. There weren't just shops of every kind; bu...
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    Posted on: June 26th, 2010
  • Dubai/First Night in Beijing: Part One

    I'm going to be posting this in two parts, as it's morning now and we're about to head out to Tiananmen; so I only have time to post half of the stuff! Wow. Well all I can say is it's been a LOOOOONG day (or two days, I'm genuinely not sure how long it's been due to all the time differences and strange hours of travel, time has completely lost all meaning!) First, we had major problems at Heathrow with Emirates as I hadn't brought proof of my return to the UK (which is months from now and on a different flight from a different country with my parents!) So we had to spend a good half hour rushing around trying to get access to the web and print off our proof of ...
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    Posted on: June 26th, 2010