WHAT’S TEAM FRIDAY UP TO?
What am I planning to do this extended weekend? A lot! At the top of the list: a walk along the Dubai Water Canal. And on Friday, a visit to Global Village to catch the Merchants of Bollywood show. It features over 40 performers who appear in a mind-boggling 1,200 different costumes. Anand Raj OK, features editor Firework displays across the country have always been a National Day highlight for me. They sum up my impression of the UAE: always dazzling and reaching for the stars. Plus, what’s more celebratory than the night sky exploding in incredible colours and shapes? To make the most of the night, I’m planning to head to Jebel Hafeet – the best vantage point in Al Ain! Shreeja Ravindranathan, lifestyle writer I’ve just discovered Google Maps’ Street View Special Collect and took a virtual tour of the Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Burj Khalifa with 360-degree imagery. Yes, I’ve been here all my life, but haven’t visited these places. You can also check out landmarks such as Burj Al Arab, Dubai Creek and The Palm, released this week in time for National Day. Sana Umer, web content editor