Two Years Off Photos from a backpacking journey around the world

Kuwait & New Year in Dubai

We arrived in the Middle East by way of Kuwait City to do some sightseeing & meet up with friends before heading out to celebrate the New Year in style from Dubai, UAE!

Kuwait Towers at sunset

Shopping is a major pastime in Kuwait, as well as most of the other oil-rich Arab Gulf countries

Dinner at a fabulous Lebanese restaurant with our good friend, Tanya. Thanks for everything!

Media City in Dubai is home to dozens of major media, telecom and publishing firms–part of the United Arab Emirates’ push toward commercial diversification away from petroleum

Sheesha lounges, where you can enjoy smoking dozens of flavors of hookahs, are abundant in the Arab Gulf countries. Smoking is a traditional way to enjoy social gatherings.

The five-star Burj Al Arab hotel, often marketed as the world’s only “7-star” hotel, is also the world’s tallest hotel

Skiing in the deserts of Dubai? No problem in the UAE! A full-length ski slope is located inside the massive Mall of the Emirates

The Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world

Crowds starting to gather outside the Burj Khalifa awaiting the New Year fireworks and celebration

Happy New Year!!!

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