DUBAI - RIHAB ROTANA HOTEL July 2nd 2010 What a pleasure to report on a good hotel in Dubai.... My last post on the Renaissance Dubai was hardly complimentary - pretentious and over-priced.
By contrast the small Rihab Rotana is just what it claims to be, well located, good value and with pleasant staff, mainly from the Philippines instead of the grumpy Russians at the more "high class" hotels.
I was able to book easily and ... read more
I could be described as a flaneur - Dictionary definition: "an intellectual and physical wanderer, observer of life".
I travel extensively in Asia, the Middle East and East Africa.
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