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Things to do in Dubai with kids

Sheiks, luxury and sand — what should do a tourist in Dubai, if not throw the cash around?

Hmm, let’s think about a high level of difficulty. So you need entertainment that will suit different age groups.

At first, you should book a reliable transfer from the airport, because children won’t be happy to wait long after an airplane landing.

Order 38.61 €

And then, you should already have answers to these questions: what’s interesting to see in Dubai? How to entertain a child here?

We have a plan for you!

Visit Dubai Garden Glow — an entertainment park made of recycled material

An unusual concept that will be appreciated by eco-activists: a luminous exposition of figures consisting of energy-saving light bulbs and recycled materials. If you travel with children go to the part of the park with dinosaurs.

Ticket price
48 dirhams (12,06 €) per person

Ski in the summer at Ski Dubai

We want coldness in summer and hotness in winter. So the most logical decision is to go to a park covered with technical snow, where the temperature remains within -1-6 ° C.
Even if you are a beginner who can barely stand on a snowboard, you will find a slope suitable for your range of difficulty.

Admission fee
735 dirhams in 2 hours (approximately 185 €)

Opening hours
Sunday – Wednesday: from 10:00 to 23:00
Thursday: from 10:00 to 00:00
Friday – Saturday: from 09:00 to 23:00

Recall that you also were a child at Legoland Dubai

A few hours will fly by if you travel with children from 2 to 12 years in Legoland. You will see all the stages of creating Lego people, visit an amusement park and a store with unique sets of toys. Prepare your wallet!

Admission fee
115 dirhams per person (about 29 €)

Opening hours
Sat-Wed: from 10:00 to 18:00
Thu-Fri: from 10:00 to 20:00

Take a walk along Alserkal and discover the modern art of the UAE

The former industrial area has become a stronghold of contemporary art. The first private museum, restaurants and art residencies. Local artists have the opportunity to be known and have yet their space.
Please note that the avenue is far from the subway and it’s better to get there by car.

Taste ethnic cuisine in a colorful restaurant Mama Zonia

Signature cocktails, DJ-sets in the evenings and the Amazon forests mood in design. Considering all the atmosphere, it is not surprising that the dishes there have varying degrees of strangeness, up to frog legs. But the price list for Dubai is quite affordable: from 40 dirhams (about 10 €) you can have a sushi-set, and 404 dirhams (about 102 €) cost a full set of dishes.

Opening hours
Daily, from 12:00 to 01:00


Do you want to read more about places where you can travel with your children? Read it here, here or here.

The 5 Most Instagrammable Spots In Phuket

It would seem that the fact you can spend your vacation in a warm country is enough. But you want to capture memories aesthetically beautiful, right? Since we get ready for Thailand, let’s do everything right — catch our selection of places, where you can take the best pictures in Phuket.

Lookout on Khao Rang Viwepoint

We found the best viewing point for you. The place from where you can see the whole city, part of the bay and the sea. Getting to this viewing platform without a bike or a car will be difficult, so we recommend you rent a vehicle.

Important: don’t forget to stock up on bananas and nuts, near the observation point is a place for feeding monkeys.

Floating Bungalows in Khao Sok National Park

You need to try to make here a bad shot: bamboo thickets, waterfalls, wild animals and a beautiful turquoise lake. And here are located the bungalows: you can book them for a couple of days or just make a thousand photography nearby (no one will blame you, everyone have an Instagram). This is a perfect place if you are looking where to take a romantic walk in Phuket.

P.S. Better take a raincoat and a large towel with you, cuz the weather can be unpredictable.

“360°” Bar

Hedonism in the tropics: cocktails, wine and fine (in every sense) cuisine.
Book a table at sunset to get a stunning view of the setting sun and make your sweetheart proposal — love is in the air.

Working hours
Daily, 17:30 to 23:00

Dress code
Smart Casual.

Food price range
158 THB – 1573 THB

Mai Khao Beach

The place is near the airport, which means there is a million dollars opportunity to take pictures with a flying airplane in the background. On Instagram such photos will inevitably be liked, we guarantee.

Khao Ta Pu

This is not Phuket, but we don’t include this item on the list would be wrong.

Surprisingly, a stone can be an Instagram object. For example, a landmark, that you can saw in one of the films about agent 007 — a rock on the island of Koh Tapu. This place is even called “James Bond Island.”
Since 1988, it has been forbidden to move close to the rock for safety reasons. But no one bothers if you to take a selfie in front of the rock :)

Don’t forget that we are ready to meet you at the airport in any city in the world, on a business trip or vacation. Make your trip as carefree as possible by clicking this button and booking a transfer by i’way!

Order — 35,45 euro 

How to spend a weekend in the capital of Latvia? Looking for interesting places in Riga

More and more tourists fly to Europe with a transfer in Riga. However, don’t try to get to the final destination as soon as possible: if you have a chance, we recommend you take a day or two before starting a long trip.

We’ll tell you how to make days in Riga really memorable.

Day 1.

Check into a hotel and look around in the old town

The old town in Riga it’s a very cozy mix of cobbled streets, hotels, shops, and small toylike cafes. These bright houses will amuse any Instagrammer for at least a couple of hours. Photos can be taken absolutely free.

Buy a Gift for Mom at Dzintars

“Intrigue”, “Secret of the Riga Woman”, “Riga’s lilac” were the salvation of soviet fashionistas, who didn’t always can get french perfumes. It still can be found on Dzintars stores shelves, among other iconic (and new) fragrances.

Price
About 6 euro per bottle

Take a walk in the trendy district and buy souvenirs at the flea market in the quarter Red Barns

Red Barns is a hipster quarter, where you can walk from the center of the old city. You will find here music festivals, parties and night movie screenings under the cold northern stars.

Price
Admission is free and then everything depends on your bargaining ability

Try the local cuisine

After a long walk, you will have a good appetite and you can return to the city for dinner. Riga offers many options here:

Lido

A place where you can eat and not go broke: basically it’s a canteen, which is full of delicious homemade food. They offer traditional Latvian dishes – for example, buberte – a semolina dessert with cranberry sauce, as well you can eat here familiar fried potatoes.

Average check
15 euros for two

Ezītis miglā

The name of the cafe is translated as “Hedgehog in the Fog”. It’s a small cozy bar with an extensive selection of alcohol, a fast-food snack and a bunch of stuff with hedgehogs.

Price
Cocktails – 4-6 euros, a burger – 5-10 euros, a slice of apple pie – 2.50 euros

Rozengrāls

Not just a restaurant, but a real costume show — Rozengrāls is a time-travel restaurant. The building itself has existed since 1293 when it was a wine cellar, and it still has several elements of the interior of that time. All the waiters are dressed in medieval outfits, the dishes are served according to old recipes, and musicians play folk melodies.

Price
Soup 5-7 euros, hot – 10-20 euros, beer – 5 euros

Day 2

Take a bike ride to Jurmala

What to do in Latvia in the summer? If the weather on the second day of your Riga vacation would be clear and warm, we recommend you spend the day in the fresh air. Moreover, for followers of a healthy life eating Riga prepared a surprise — bikeway to Jurmala. It’s a 13 kilometers of very picturesque places: the road, that past the Riga airport (you can make beautiful stories with airplanes), the botanical garden, a pine forest, and the seashore. And at the end of the journey, the prize is a resort Jurmala.

How to get there?
Bike rental points are near St. Peter’s Church in the old town. The bikeway itself begins in the Imanta area, across the river from the old city.

Price
Bicycle rental per day – about 13 €

And if you suddenly realized, that you have overestimated yourself and no longer able to ride a bicycle to Riga, you can use our transfer service: just order a transfer from Jurmala to the center of Riga or directly to the airport.

Order — 34 €

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