The Dancing Fountain, Dubai Mall, United Arab Emirates

Joan and I ended Day One of shopping watching The Dancing Fountain. It is better to watch at night because of the lights, but we were DONE after a full day and the 6:30 show at sunset suited me just fine!!! It truly was spectacular, the video not doing it justice as the thundering of the…

The Dubai Aquarium, Dubai Mall, United Arab Emirates

The Dubai Aquarium was SO much fun!!!!  As a little girl, Jaques Cousteau was my inspiration for falling in love with the ocean.  The movie Jaws scared me for life with an irrational fear of sharks.  This was the first time I saw sharks up close!  I was mesmerized!!!!  I tried to keep thoughts of…

Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Girls just wanna have fun!!!!  My friend Joan and I flew to Dubai for the weekend for a bit of shopping!! Arriving late Thursday evening and rising early Friday morning we left our hotel room and arrived at The Dubai Mall at 8:30am.  The shops didn’t open until 10:00am, but that was ok because that…