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Old Nov 10th 2004, 8:04 am
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Default Re: Eid Vacation, where should I go?

Originally Posted by TA5
Definitely not going to a middle eastern country
Might just end up going camping in Oman
I thought Oman was a Middle Eastern country? Oman capital Mosqat, right? Is that the one you're talking about?

Lebanon is as liberal/westernised as could get. And not dangerous at all, unless you're gonna go hang out at the Hezballah HQ if you know what I mean..
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Old Nov 10th 2004, 8:39 am
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Now you're talking! Oman (Capital- Muscat) is great for camping. I have driven all up and down that coast and strongly recommend heading down to the pink lagoon, Bar Al Hikman or just drive through the woodlands to the coast above the Wahiba sands and drive along the beach and come out at the bottom. From there you can go to Bar Al Hikman or loop round on the tarmac road back to Muscat stopping along the way for wadi hikes etc.
Bear in mind that you will see more Dubai cars in Oman than you did in Dubai during Eid!
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Old Nov 10th 2004, 9:06 am
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I haven't been able to find any direct flights between Dubai and Madrid.


What about a weekend in Milan instead? A game at San Siro with AC Milan or Inter is very recommendable (was there with 60 000 crazy italians last weekend) -- and they do have direct flights. Extra bonus: I could provide restaurant reccomendations
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Old Nov 10th 2004, 9:10 am
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Default Re: Eid Vacation, where should I go?

We are going to Switzerland for a five-day break this eid, I definitely recommend Interlaken, although that is not where WE are going on Switzerland. Don't worry about the direct flights we are using Emirates direct to Zurich and Swiss Intl Airlines from there to our local destination. You can even use Swiss Airlines from DXB direct to Zurch if you prefer!!
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Old Nov 10th 2004, 9:21 am
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Default Re: Eid Vacation, where should I go?

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We are going to Switzerland for a five-day break this eid, I definitely recommend Interlaken, although that is not where WE are going on Switzerland. Don't worry about the direct flights we are using Emirates direct to Zurich and Swiss Intl Airlines from there to our local destination. You can even use Swiss Airlines from DXB direct to Zurch if you prefer!!
Take the train up the Jungfrau - u actually pass through a glacier and the north face of the eiger - the view at the top is spectacular, although a little brisk.
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Default Re: Eid Vacation, where should I go?

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We are going to Switzerland for a five-day break this eid, I definitely recommend Interlaken, although that is not where WE are going on Switzerland. Don't worry about the direct flights we are using Emirates direct to Zurich and Swiss Intl Airlines from there to our local destination. You can even use Swiss Airlines from DXB direct to Zurch if you prefer!!

Give my love to Switzerland. Enjoy the cold, my mum reports, it was snowing already.
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Old Nov 10th 2004, 9:26 am
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Default Re: Eid Vacation, where should I go?

Originally Posted by Truth Speak
Take the train up the Jungfrau - u actually pass through a glacier and the north face of the eiger - the view at the top is spectacular, although a little brisk.
Been there done that!!
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Old Nov 10th 2004, 11:49 am
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Default Re: Eid Vacation, where should I go?

Originally Posted by DubaiExpat
Been there done that!!

yea, ditto, although i wouldn't mind doing it again

i forgot that emirates goes direct to switzerland, that's a good idea, milan would be nice also
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Default Re: Eid Vacation, where should I go?

Originally Posted by TA5
yea, ditto, although i wouldn't mind doing it again

i forgot that emirates goes direct to switzerland, that's a good idea, milan would be nice also
Emirates also fly direct to Glasgow, Birmingham :scared: and new york!!!
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yea, i seriously thought about just flying back to nyc for a few days, i have about 1000 friends there that i haven't seen for a long time

tickets to anywhere but london are AED 4300, so its either london or bust, i'll bring a suitcase with some clothes to work and decide tomorrow morning
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Default Re: Eid Vacation, where should I go?

Originally Posted by TA5
yea, i seriously thought about just flying back to nyc for a few days, i have about 1000 friends there that i haven't seen for a long time

tickets to anywhere but london are AED 4300, so its either london or bust, i'll bring a suitcase with some clothes to work and decide tomorrow morning
Style - don't forget ur trunks - the maldives r nice!!
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Default Re: Eid Vacation, where should I go?

Originally Posted by Truth Speak
Emirates also fly direct to Glasgow, Birmingham :scared: and new york!!!
Dublin next year!!!!!
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Default Re: Eid Vacation, where should I go?

Originally Posted by TA5
yea, i seriously thought about just flying back to nyc for a few days, i have about 1000 friends there that i haven't seen for a long time

tickets to anywhere but london are AED 4300, so its either london or bust, i'll bring a suitcase with some clothes to work and decide tomorrow morning

If you come to London I will give you a free guided tour in return for one when I move to Dubai in Jan!!
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Default Re: Eid Vacation, where should I go?

Originally Posted by TA5
yea, i seriously thought about just flying back to nyc for a few days, i have about 1000 friends there that i haven't seen for a long time

tickets to anywhere but london are AED 4300, so its either london or bust, i'll bring a suitcase with some clothes to work and decide tomorrow morning
Darlin you're welcome to come along with us to Switzerland the hubby won't be going as he will be doing business in Singapore
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Default Re: Eid Vacation, where should I go?

Originally Posted by lillygirl
If you come to London I will give you a free guided tour in return for one when I move to Dubai in Jan!!
wondering if this offer is open to me?

when in jan will u be headed out?

oh and i just Karma'd u!
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