20 Best City Breaks in the World


Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai beckons those with a taste for the finer things in life — with luxury boutiques, fine-dining restaurants and world-class nightlife always on offer to those who are fortunate enough to visit.

The most popular of the United Arab Emirates, this is a place where anything is possible, and nothing is beyond reach. Like life’s luxuries? This is the perfect place for you. The city’s modern architecture ensuring a spectacular skyline, the Burj Khalifa dominates Dubai, at 830 metres tall, towering over all.

Head here to see the famous fountain, with its co-ordinated jets, lights and music, before hitting the shops or taking in a theme park or two. The best place to stay? The rich and famous love the iconic Burj Al Arab, whilst the artificial islands of the Palm offer an alternative that is hard to beat.