I spent one night at the Ajman Saray Resort Hotel and explored Ajman the next day. Ajman is probably one of the most underrated emirates in the UAE and most people haven’t even ventured out there. Ajman is located north of Dubai and it’s a working class neighborhood with a plethora of office buildings, markets, shops, and restaurants.
Introduction to the Middle East
Etihad Airways Chauffeur Service to LAX Airport
LAX Airport Star Alliance First Class Lounge
LAX Airport Star Alliance Business Class Lounge
Etihad Airways LAX-AUH 777-200LR Diamond First Class
Etihad Airways Chauffeur Service at Abu Dhabi Airport
Ajman Saray Resort Hotel Review
The Sights and Sounds of Ajman United Arab Emirates
Le Meridien Fairway Dubai Hotel Review
Sheraton Deira Dubai Hotel Review
The Sights and Sounds of Downtown Dubai
The Sights and Sounds of Deira in Dubai
The Sights and Sounds of the Gold Souk in Dubai
The Sights and Sounds of the Spice Souk in Dubai
The Sights and Sounds of Deira Creek in Dubai
The Sights and Sounds of Jumeirah Road in Dubai
Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi Hotel Review
The Sights and Sounds of Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi
The Sights and Sounds of the Sheikh Zayed Mosque
Hilton Al Ain Hotel Review
The Sights and Sounds of the Al Ain Souk
The Sights and Sounds of Al Ain United Arab Emirates
The Sights and Sounds of Hili Fun City in Al Ain
Driving Across the United Arab Emirates Border to Oman
Crowne Plaza Sohar Oman Hotel Review
The Sights and Sounds of the Sohar Market in Oman
The Sights and Sounds of Sohar in Oman
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort Hotel Review
The Sights and Sounds of Fujairah United Arab Emirates
The Sights and Sounds of Sharjah United Arab Emirates
The Sights and Sounds of the Souk Al-Arsa in Sharjah
The Various Eats in the United Arab Emirates
Dubai Airport Terminal 1 Marhaba Lounge
Dubai Airport T1 International Business Class Lounge
Turkish Airlines DXB-IST Economy Class
The Sights and Sounds of the Bosphorus in Istanbul
The Sights and Sounds of the Spice Market in Istanbul
The Sights and Sounds of Old City Istanbul
The Sights and Sounds of the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul
Istanbul Airport HSBC Premier Lounge
Turkish Airlines IST-FRA Economy Class
Le Meridien Parkhotel Frankfurt Hotel Review
The Sights and Sounds of Frankfurt Germany
Lufthansa FRA-LAX 747-8 Economy Class
There’s actually a downtown in Ajman with office buildings and skyscrapers, but you’ll hardly see a soul walking out and about because it’s so hot.
One definitely needs to be equipped with a cold bottle of water while walking around Ajman on a hot August day.
Ajman also has quite a few mosques for Muslims to pray to Allah.
The main streets of Ajman are flooded with small shops such as stationary supplies, plants and medical herbs, pharmacies, arts and crafts, travel agencies, electronics, driving school, and tailor shops.
In addition, many small shops reign on the side streets of Ajman as well.
There’s also an Al Mosala Souk which is a local market with various vendors.
There’s a lot of shopping to be had at the City Mart, Al Madina Supermarket, Al Manama Hypermarket, and the LuLu Hypermarket.
I found these Lay’s potato chips quite interesting with Arabic lettering.
I bought a pre-paid Du Mobile SIM card with data from the airport, but I found a cell phone shop at Ajman where the internet packs were cheaper. 2GB of mobile data was 98 AED ~ $26.68 USD and 8GB of mobile data was 195 AED ~ $53.09 USD for Du customers which is valid for 30 days.
I was quite fascinated with seeing the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai on buildings and even inside souvenir shops.
Food is quite plentiful in Dubai and there are no shortage of restaurants and cafeterias.
I went to Al Fasih Restaurant and ordered the Paya Bakra (Lamb trotters) for 6 AED ~ $1.63 USD and it came with a side of bread. It was absolutely delicious and the price was really inexpensive.
On one of the main roads in Ajman, I went to the Midan Al Kuwait Cafeteria and tried out the local coffee with condensed milk for 1 Dirham ~ $0.27 USD. It was served in a tiny cup and tasted great.