The things I did, food I ate and people I hung out with in Dubai.

I was in Dubai for SoleDXB as part of the Puma India Crew in the first week of December. However rather than return right after the event, I decided to move my return date by 5 additional days. So that way, I could hang out with my buds and take in the sights of the real Dubai.

You see, the last time I visited Dubai was about 5 years ago. And back then it was a quick 4 day trip that was restricted to the “high life” since we were celebrating my bud’s birthday. So the Palm Jumeira and Cirque Night Clubs were what I saw. This time, I saw an entirely new side of Dubai. Or do I say, entirely old side? It’s areas called Bur Dubai and Deira which is where the real Dubai began all those years ago. For my streetwear and sneaker fix, there was the Dubai Mall, Amongst Few Store and Concepts Sneaker Store.

Along the way, we went to some nice coffee shops and ate some good platters, drinking a bunch of Karak.

This is a documentation of the things I did, food I ate and people I hung out with when I visited Dubai.

This is a documentation from my rather beat and old iPhone 6 (it still takes decent pictures) and edited by Vishal Dey for Bowties and Bones.

But first things, first. A short film of my travel from my YouTube Channel.

And now for the story in images.

Things to do in Dubai
I love in-flight meals! On board the Emirates flight to Dubai.
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Airport Pick Up Service!
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Friendly faces at 7 AM in Dubai
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Breakfast at Amongst Few Cafe
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The things Amongst Few has in store!
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My first ever cup of Karak at Duniya
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Dubai Design District
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Let’s do this?
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Craft Cafe as I waited 7 hours for my hotel to allow check-in
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Trapstar London has earned my love!
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Beach towel but no beach body!
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Early Retirement at SoleDXB
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Dior launched BMX bikes during SoleDXB
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Imagine walking into SoleDXB and running right into this man – Anderson Paak
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Got the gear but not the moves!
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Varuna reppin Vietnam Streetwear
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1/1, these custom Puma kicks were made specially for SoleDXB
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Nina Baumgartner telling me how I should look like a bad-ass!
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Thank you Puma India and SoleDXB, 2017 is winding up on a high!
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Vishal told me to do a shot of the Burj Khalifa in the background and a shawarma in my hand. Sadly, the shawarma I got was plated.
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Turkish Coffee in Dubai
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Stay hydrated when you visit Dubai
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Puma India Crew
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Another day another iconic spotting. Jeff Staple and Hiroshi Fujiwara
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Sonya made sure the Puma box at SoleDXB was lit
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Porinesia
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Samir Rana is always ahead of the crowd. Rocking Calabasas and Rocafella AF1 at SoleDXB
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On the drop day of the Calabasas Powerphase!
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I was there!
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Air Force 100
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I would never know!
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Breakfast for 1 please
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Mood
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Checking out of the hotel
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Brun Paav, Luxury variant
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Trying coffee the Arabic way
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%Arabica at City Walk was good stuff
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Dubai Pick Ups
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Khoki, a Sindhi breakfast special, at Aabra in Old Dubai
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Himanshu and Samir making their way to Aabra
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This ferry ride still costs just 1 AED
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Shot so many clips, edited none.
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Dream Wagon
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Karak and Smokes in Dubai winters
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Karak and Rigag, a Varuna recommendation
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Can’t not do a Ferrari Shot when I visit Dubai
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Can’t afford. Can flex.
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Coconut Coffee at Amongst Few Cafe
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My kinda shelf
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La Mer
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Samir Rana of Style Spy
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Twinning with Samir, he has the OG Calabasas Powerphase on
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Deciding where to eat
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Lentil Soup at NAR Dubai
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Nar Dubai’s executive lunch was enough to feed a village
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Think inside the box
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Black Cab Coffee
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Malad feels in Dubai, thanks to Ninisha’s decor aesthetics
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White on White
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Dora the Explorer – Varuna
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Twinning with Samir in our Rocafella AF1
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Headless Fit – Manoj Kumar
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Harsh Lights in Dubai
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Nintendo at The Good Life Space Dubai
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Thrown in at every meal
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The Ostadi Platter – One of Dubai’s oldest restaurants
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Always looking at other’s plates!
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I thought these things were extinct
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Check the Date
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If I had half the posing abilities as Manoj!
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Karak Beats – SoleDXB Vibes
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Uber + AirBNB
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Headless Fit – Varuna Singh
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Pepper Chicken Grill at Eat and Drink
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Cleaning off the desert sand
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Breakfast Coffee with Divya and Ramesh
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Jones The Grocer has the best French Toast
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Sounded Fancy, ended up being porridge
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Beef Bacon wrapped Sausage
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Beemer, Benz or Bentley
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Beautiful Sights aren’t a rarity when you Visit Dubai
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Pho was alright, I still gotta make that trip to Vietnam
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Slow Drip Vietnam Coffee
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Cinnabon after ages
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American Muscle
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The last meal in Dubai had to be Biryani
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Thank you for the exploration Varuna Singh
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Met this lad after 7 years – Ashwin Alex
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See you soon man!
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Fortunately, was flying Emirates. Makes the end of vacay depression a little less intense.
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See you soon, bags!
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A movie on board Emirates, before the nap
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The lunch on Emirates was better than the dinner they served on my earlier flight
It begins and ends with a meal, always!
Let me know in the comments, if you have been to Dubai and there are other interesting things you would recommend. Don’t say sky diving though.

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