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7 Guinness World Records for Burj Khalifa-Dubai

Passion of Dubai is make things BIG! That’s the reason why it’s called as city of world records. Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, a global icon and world’s tallest tower that hold seven official Guinness World Records. The records are: 01. The tallest building Image Source: wikipedia The tallest building is the Burj Khalifa (Khalifa Tower) which measures 828 m (2,716 ft 6 in) tall. 02. Tallest man-made structure on land 03. Highest observation deck The highest observation deck is the At the Top, Burj Khalifa Sky located at 555.7 m (1,823 ft 1.9…

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How Dubai will look in 2030?

The ever-changing, homeland of world records and business capital of Middle-East city Dubai with a skyline – that’s constantly growing in the past three years alone the expansion has been rapid, but how will the Emirate look in 2030? In line with this, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is undertaking a massive addressing system project, changing the names of existing streets, forming new area clusters and districts, and naming them. “A total of more than 7,500 streets have been appointed for re-naming, out of which approximately 500 have already been…

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Know Your Thobe – Different styles across the GCC

Just moved to any of the GCC Country? Or have you been here a while but haven’t figured out how to determine where a person is from by the style of their thobe? Maybe you were in a meeting or walking through mall, and you noticed the variation in clothing between people. This simple guide from Brownbook illustrated by Liz Ramos-Prado can be helpful in giving you a rough idea of where someone is from. Kuwaiti kanduras, noted for their use of high quality material, feature a one button collar…

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10 Interesting Facts about Dubai

Dubai is one of the most populous city in the world and the second largest emirate of United Arab Emirates by territorial size after the capital, Abu Dhabi. Dubai is a unique destination that is both a dynamic business centre and a tourist paradise, offering more attractions, shopping, fine dining and quality hotels. Here are 10 interesting fact about Dubai you might not know. 01. 24% of the cranes on Earth are located in Dubai. About 30,000, or 24 per cent of the world’s 125,000 construction cranes, are currently operating…

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