Stopping over in Dubai

Is shopping the new Arabian Adventure?

Words: Lee Tulloch, Photography: Tony Amos
desert, fountain - Dubai Mall
old town, souq
river taxis
Marriott Marquis Lounge, The Souk - Dubai Mall
the souk - Dubai Mall
lunch- Dubai Mall
Fauchon - Dubai Mall
Paco Rabanne - Dubai Mall
Tiffany - Dubai Mall
butterflies - Dubai Mall
skyline from Park Hyatt
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I’m just a tiny bit shocked when Mr Amos, who is the world’s greatest mall-phobic, tells me he is eager to visit the Dubai Mall. We’ve arrived on the inaugural flight to Dubai of Australia’s Qantas Airways and we’ve spent two days celebrating hard Qantas’s important new relationship with the UAE’s Emirates. I’m trying to work out something authentic we can do – falconing perhaps? – when Mr Amos decrees, ‘The new Arabian Adventure is shopping.’

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