Dubai has established a reputation for itself as the most happening city in the entire Gulf region. With various activities to do for residents and tourists alike, no one will feel underwhelmed by Dubai’s offerings.

Everybody knows Dubai is the retail hub of the Middle East. The best and most prestigious brands choose the city as the first stop from which to grow their retail network across the region. If you can think of it, you’ll find a store for it in Dubai. Additionally, there are one of kind gems that you can score in the popular souks that face either side of the Dubai Creek.

Those seeking the finer things in life are also in for a treat, with many ultra-luxury hotels already present and more opening year after year to provide holidaymakers and even the city’s well-heeled residents unrestrained opulence – Hollywood movies should take a cue from Dubai and its people on how to live the high life.

Dining is another draw to visitors from all walks of life. Whether they enjoy traditional street food or Michelin-star dining, the city has a gamut of F&B establishments ready to serve guests with utmost hospitality.

Thrill-seekers are also getting their adrenaline fix from various extreme activities available. From skydiving to watersports to helicopter rides with views of the beautiful Palm Jumeirah, there’s something for every level to satiate the appetite of your inner daredevil.

Sports are also happening year round. While the weather is good, people can join various clubs including football, snooker, basketball and golf, even horseriding. During the height of Summer, these are moved indoors with the Dubai Sports World, where sporting events are held indoors at the Dubai World Trade Centre from June to September of every year.

With something for everyone, Dubai is the ultimate lifestyle destination and this is why it is now home to citizens and expats of every imaginable nationality.