Carlos Melia Recommends eNews November 2015 is out featuring Abu Dhabi and Paris | eNews | The November issue is online featuring my latest travel experiences in Abu Dhabi, UAE and Paris, France. As usual tips, reviews, recommendations, photo galleries and videos. Check it out.!!! http://www.carlosmelia.com/#!cmr-enews-nov-2015/i5gfe.
Images of my 7 hours exploring Abu Dhabi | Abu Dhabi, UAE | My connection in Abu Dhabi with ETIHAD Airways was of 7 hours, so my options where. either to stay at the airport and enjoy the fantastic ETIHAD Business Class Lounge, or go an explore Abu Dhabi for the first time… of course you I chose the second one. I did my research, and with either of my passports Italian/Argentinean, VISA to enter the UAE was not required. So I decided to spend my connection time exploring the destination. For more insight on my Abu Dhabi experience check out my Instagram Photo Gallery on my recent visit. Continue reading Images of my 7 hours exploring Abu Dhabi
Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi a sense of place | Abu Dhabi, UAE | During my recent and brief visit to Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, I took advantage of my 7 hours flight connection and decided to stay to explore for the first time, the Emirati capital. After my morning visit to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, took a “day use” suite at the very lovely Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi, to unwind, freshen up and recharge for my next 8 hours flight onwards to my next destination. For more insight on my Abu Dhabi experience check out my Instagram Photo Gallery on my recent visit. Continue reading Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi a sense of place
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque | Abu Dhabi, UAE | Taking advantage of my connecting flights in Abu Dhabi, 7 hours layover, and thanks to the courtesy of Rosewood Hotel Abu Dhabi and Arabian Adventures, I ventured to explore for the first time, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. First stop, the STUNNING Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, considered to be the key for worship in the country. For more insight on my Abu Dhabi experience check out my Instagram Photo Gallery on my recent visit. Continue reading Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Abu Dhabi
DUBAI not my final destination | Dubai, UAE | Dubai not for me. Spend your money where our community is respected, tolerated, welcomed and accepted. I choose to cancel my stay in Dubai and the UAE. Principle and safety issues, that I will not discuss publicly have made me come to this decision, together wit the request and advice of loved ones, followers and colleagues. Being part of a first world country is more than oil, luxury brands, real state developments, and high risers. It is to learn to live in a global world with tolerance and respect to all walks of life. At least that is my attitude in life. That is way I choose not to stay in Dubai, promote it or spend my money were Gays and Lesbians are not welcomed. It is your choice. Be Loud and Be Proud. And for those companies we all know that I will not mention including an Airlines, and very well stablished hotel chain, stop taking the money of the LGBT community when you are not willing to treat them with the respect they deserve. Pink Money is overridden. Respect Dubai and UAE is the new pink. Live from DUBAI Airport. CM