Dubai is a city that is not afraid of ambition. Pumping billions into positioning itself as a tourist mecca and business hub, the place is an attention seeking over-achiever of sorts. Sprouting up from the desert almost from scratch over the last 20 years, the entire city has a start-up mentality. Things happen quickly.
But scratch the surface of the 5-Star hotels and mega malls and there’s a lot more to the city than meets the eye, from a thriving art and design ecosystem, to a constantly changing food scene, there’s always something new happening. There’s a level of cultural diversity that is hard to match.