10‌ ‌best‌ ‌places‌ ‌you‌ ‌MUST‌ ‌visit‌ ‌on‌ ‌your‌ ‌next‌ ‌trip‌ ‌to‌ ‌Dubai‌

The first part of our post on “10‌ ‌best‌ ‌places‌ ‌you‌ ‌MUST‌ ‌visit‌ ‌on‌ ‌your‌ ‌next‌ ‌trip‌ ‌to‌ ‌Dubai‌” has given you a few interesting tips on where to go as soon as you step into Dubai. Dubai is such an amazing place to be and you can enjoy it all of our time. No single moment of dulling!

Enjoy the second part of the post!


  1. Burj al-Arab

Dubai just seems to have a knack for a lot of record-breaking structures. After the biggest shopping mall in the world, the tallest building in the world and the largest flower garden, Dubai added to its list another masterpiece; the Burj Al-Arab which is the tallest hotel in the world. This magnificent structure has an exterior that lights up in the night in a choreographed show of captivating colors, standing at a massive 321 meters high on an artificial island on the Dubai coastline! This hotel is one of the most expensive hotels in the world at the moment with its most luxurious suits costing about $15,000 per night. 

Located on the Jumeirah road, the Burj Al-Arab has an underwater restaurant where you can dine and see the sealife for real! The restaurant is a glass-covered dining room that allows you to have a view of fishes swimming across and saying hello. On the same Burj Al-Arab, there is a California-style fusion restaurant scape for you if you have extra more to spend. You can also have a Skyview at the bar on the 27th floor. The experience here is nothing short of awesomely captivating!

Dubai Palm Jumeriah

  1. Dubai Creek & Al Seef District

The Dubai creek is the part that separates the city into two towns, having the Bur Dubai to the South and the Deira to the North. This town has a rich history that goes back to about 4,000 years ago with the modern era beginning just about 1830. The Dubai Creek banks have the Dhow wharfage along its bank on the North of Al_maktoum bridge. You can visit this place for sightseeing of the dhows anchored here over 100yrs ago. 

And on the Bur Dubai side of the creek, the waterfront has been regenerated as the Al-Seef district with a waterfront that has a traditional coral-block and limestone buildings, a floating market and dew shops selling crafts. This is a great place to be for tourist who wants to have a view of the waterfronts. Tourists can travel across the creek via any of the dhows or on the abra (small wooden ferry) between the ferry points on the Bur Dubai and the Deira banks.


  1. Jumeirah Mosque

Jumeirah Mosque is the most beautiful mosque in all of Dubai as considered by many due to its exactness to Cairo’s Al-Azhar mosque in Egypt with almost times eight of its size. There are lots of Islamic programs for tourists that range from Arabic classes, lectures, tours, etc. Tours officially start at 10 am daily except on Fridays.


  1. Sheikh Zayed Road

Dubai’s modern district has the Sheikh Zayed Road running through it. It has wide, eight-lane highway rimmed with towering glass, chrome, and steel high-rises along its entire length. The main attraction point on this highway is the famous Dubai malls, located along the road’s route. Along this road, you will find the Dubai World trade tower that has an observation deck, where visitors can have a panoramic view of the Gold and diamond park. Jewelry lovers can also come here to shop as there are more than 200 different shops here to buy from.

Shopping in Dubai

Shopping in Dubai


  1. Dubai Frame

Many tourists who have been to the older Dubai neighborhood, just on the Zabeel Park on Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed road, must have seen a gigantic frame-like structure sitting slap-bang in the area. This 150-meter-high picture frame is known as one of Dubai’s latest sights. It has inside it, a series of galleries which will whisk you through the history of the Emirati heritage before you travel to the sky deck where you will find amazing panoramas of both the old and new Dubai on different platforms. You can read more about the Dubai frame on https://www.dubaiframe.ae/en.


Here is the concluding part of the post, we hope you will visit these places and tell us how awesome your visit was. Drop your comments below and let’s hear your own version of the Dubai trip.

Trusted advice: Tested tips for passing your Visa interview

Getting yourself prepared for a Visa interview can make you pretty anxious! The thought of visiting the embassy especially as a first-timer, the wait, and the anticipated questions can give you nerve-cracking sweats. Different people have different experiences in their first visa interview, but the most important thing is for you to ace this as much as possible. Having an idea of what you need will go a long way in alleviating your fears and getting you prepared. This post will be helpful for you as a first-timer and also for future applicants.


The first point to note is this: “Don’t be nervous about your embassy interview!”


These tips will guide you in having a successful visa interview at the embassy. Our years of experience in Visa processing and consulting have given us enough information to help you do the needful and help you succeed with this.


Scheduling your interview

This is a very simple step to take. 

In most cases, applicants are advised to visit the official website of the country of their choice and select the country where they would like to schedule the visa appointment. Applicants can then click on “apply” to create their profile and enter every required information. Applicants can also read their local embassy’s website for further information that may be required for scheduling interviews, or contact your travel agency for assistance.


Gather your documents

It is noteworthy for visa applicants to bear in mind every piece of document demanded by the embassy. This will save you time and also avoid a reschedule of the interview as most embassies will deny your application without refunding the visa application fee if you forget to come with any of the required documents. Applicants are advised to carefully read all the required documents and select all of them before appearing for an interview at the embassy. Also, applicants must avoid assumptions as documentation rules and regulations vary from country to country and consular officer to consular officer. Get all your documents ready and intact.


Interview day

This is the “D-Day” and you would want to look fly and be on top of your game, however, it is not necessary to appear for interviews in a suit. All you need to do is dress nicely to make your first impression appealing! 

Ensure you arrive at the embassy as early as possible. Don’t miss your appointment time!

It is advisable to go to the embassy with a bottle of water, a book, snack to help you through your waiting time. If water is not allowed into the consulate, then ask any of their officials for it is need be.

Don’t also forget to get your specified passport photograph done before getting to the embassy.


At the embassy.

For us at Grandeur travels, we always advise applicants to be confident and bold. 

 Your interview is bound to go very smoothly if all your documents are in order, with not prior issue with the destination country or so. Questions from the interviewer vary based on the country and other factors, but we will get you prepared as much as possible to help pass the visa interview at once!


Listed below are some of the most common questions that you will be asked.


What do you do?

What will you be doing in the Country?

Have you traveled out of the country of residence before?

Tell us about any previous visits to the country.

What are your plans for when you return home after your program/visit/tour? (It’s good to think about your plans for after your program/visit/tour in advance of your interview, as this is an important question.)


Every other question will be based on the discretion of the interviewer and the purpose of your visit. However, this article is here to help you have an idea of what preparation you need to have before appearing at the embassy and most importantly passing your visa interview.


10 best places you MUST visit on your next trip to Dubai

Dubai is the definition of beauty, at least among the recent tourist attraction countries. The glitz and glamour is not just awesome but amazing! Transformed from a desert outpost to a city of high-rise buildings and countless modern shopping malls with millions of tourists trooping in to see this amazing transformation and to feel the sunshine. This list will reveal to you the top places you Places to visit in Dubai.

1. The Burj Khalifa

Completed in 2010 with about $1.5 billion, this gigantic edifice standing as the tallest building in the world at a record high of 829.8 meters remains the landmark thing in the city of Dubai. Like most other visitors, seeing Burj Khalifa on the screen is quite different from seeing it live…. the experience is simply amazing. Give yourself a trip to the 124th floor in its high-speed elevator to the observation deck and witness the 360-degree views of the whole city! Another trip around the Burj Khalifa will allow you to see the base with its many beautifully designed gardens, winding walkways, the Dubai fountain which is currently the world’s tallest performing fountain modeled just like the Famous Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas, USA.

To read more about Burj Khalifa, click on www.burjkhalifa.ae

2. The Dubai Mall

The Dubai mall remains the biggest shopping mall in the world, located on the Doha road just off Sheikh Zayed Road and is the gateway to the Burj Khalifa, with an underwater zoo and the Dubai Aquarium. A modern structure that houses an ice-skating rink,zoo,underwater aquarium, a cinema with endless entertainment options for tourists. Sitting on a wide expanse of land of about 3.77 million sq ft (equivalent to about 50 soccer fields in size). The Dubai Mall is the home of the Dubai shopping festivals and has a whooping 1,300 retail outlets including two anchor department stores – Galeries Lafayette and Bloomingdale’s – and over 200 food and beverage outlets. Tourists will spend far more than a week to see all of these amazing sights. Do you see why you should book your next Dubai trip with Us?

To know more about the Dubai Mall, click on www.thedubaimall.com/

3. Bastakia (Old Dubai)

Another top attraction and tourist places in Dubai is the Old Dubai or Batskia quarter, also known as the Al-Fahidi neighborhood was a structure built around the late 19th century. It used to be the home of a wealthy Persian merchant who was known as one of the major dealers of pearls and textiles back then. Due to the tax-free trading and access to the Dubai creek, many traders who ply the Arab desert come here to trade. Constructed with a modern design that has the traditional architectural elements common in the Iranian coastal houses, the limestone buildings have many walls with wind-towers that provide the homes with a form of air conditioning. The Bastakia has a collection of Majilis Gallery, the Al Serkal cultural foundation, a cafe, a rotating art exhibition center and a shop.

4. Alserkal Art District

In what is known as part of the old Al Quoz industrial district around the Alserkal avenue is Dubai’s main arts hub. Built to a modern taste, it housed some of the city’s most important contemporary art galleries. Some of the galleries like the Ayyam gallery, the green art gallery, the third line gallery, and many other smaller galleries can be found here. if you’re a lover of art, you will find here, a host of rotating collections of work that focus on many middle eastern talents and major artists. In case you intend to shop for local designer outfits, these district is the place for you as you will also enjoy delicacies from cafes and pop-up restaurants all around the Alserkal art district.

5. Dubai Miracle Garden

One of the most amazing places to also visit when you get to Dubai is the Miracle garden. As if the building of the tallest structure in the world is not enough and yet not satisfied with the biggest shopping mall all over the globe, Dubai did amazingly with yet another masterpiece, the miracle garden! Currently the world’s largest flower garden and sitting over 2,000 square meters with more than 100 million kinds of flowers. This garden is an awesome wonder. Think of any kind of flowers, you will find it in the miracle garden of Dubai from the wildest in the forest to the rarest, Dubai Miracle Garden has all!

Read more on the Dubai Miracle Garden www.dubaimiraclegarden.com

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Why you should choose Grandeur Travels & Tours

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In different parts of the world and at different times, people travel to different destinations around the world. This requires a lot of planning and also very time consuming as most travelers will always wish they can place this planning stress off themselves and place them on someone else while they get busy with other things that need their attention. This has given rise to different travel agencies to fill this gap for travelers who don’t want to go through the stress of planning, booking and sorting out the itineraries all by themselves.

There are lots of benefits that come with using travel agents, these benefits are many but these 5 reasons will convince you to approach Grandeur travels out of countless other travel agencies in Nigeria which places them among one of the best travel agents in Nigeria.

1. We are affordable
Using Grandeur travels is the real definition of “penny wise, pound smart!” It’s the best and smartest decision to take considering the cost it takes to do these plannings yourself. We’ve built a solid relationship with every resource avenues to make your travel experience the best one so far and guess what? All these services come at “purse-fitted’ fees tailored to suit your budget. You definitely will be glad you allowed us to do it and you will want to do it all over again because your days of fraudulent experiences is over with Grandeur travels!

2. We save you precious time
Like the parlance says in Nigeria, “Time is money.” You don’t have to waste resources and time jumping buses or stressing over your traveling when we are here at your service. Let’s take it up for you and trust us to do it better than you can imagine.

3. Experience and influence
Grandeur travels own the required influence needed to provide you with the best traveling service experience you’ve never had. Within the little time, you need to get your traveling documents together, we have the needed influence to bring this all together in one shot because we have the magic wand! Our years in business have equipped us with the needed links to make things happen.

4. We solve your traveling problems
Without assumptions and guesses, Grandeur travels provide seamless solutions to your traveling challenges by making flawless arrangements and plannings that give you the confidence to travel anytime you plan to without obstacles. We are responsible and reliable with a solid track record.

5. We offer you the best deals
When you pick up your phone to search for the best travel agency in Nigeria, you are looking for many options with affordable budget options. Why not Google Grandeur travels and see past testimonials of clients who have enjoyed our best amazing offers?
We provide you the best deals with the amazing customer satisfaction experience you need to convince your friends and associates to patronize us.

Whether you are an individual or corporate entity, Grandeur travels have a suitable package for you that will suit your exact need. Why not give us a call today and let’s do what we know how to do best?