These Instagram accounts will make you want to book a flight to Dubai

Aug 7 2019, 6:57 pm

Are you the kind of traveller who incessantly stalks local Instagram accounts pre-takeoff? Someone who classifies scrolling the on ‘gram as legit research before visiting a new destination? No judgment: in fact, you’ve come to the right place.

We too believe that social media is a great way to discover cool hangouts, great restaurants, and fun things to do when visiting a new city. And since scouring the internet for travel inspo is pretty much what we do, we’ve gone ahead and curated a list of Dubai’s top Instagram accounts for your upcoming adventures.

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Whether you have a trip to the Middle Eastern oasis already planned, or are merely daydreaming of the desert from your desk, the following feeds are sure to invoke some severe feelings of wanderlust. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.



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For incredible shots of Dubai’s famous skyline, look no further than Sean Talag’s feed. The Dubai-based content creator showcases the Emirate’s architecture like no other, offering a stunning glimpse of the city from a variety of vantage points.


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As the official tourism account of the city, you’d better believe Visit Dubai brings it with the wanderlust-inducing content. From tourist faves to hidden gems, the account perfectly highlights key areas of interest around the city through a curated collection of stunning user-generated photos. From the dunes of the Arabian desert to the canals of Madinat Jumeriah, each post provides a glimpse into Dubai’s diverse destinations.



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Dubai has no shortage of picture-perfect vistas, proof of which is found at pixelville, an anonymously run, UAE based Instagram account. From bird-eye desert views to breathtaking cityscapes, this feed will make you want to book a helicopter tour immediately upon arrival. #treatyoself



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Follow Herald Herrara for an intimate look into life as a local in Dubai. His creativity shows through in his stunning images, which utilize unique composition, angles, and lighting to capture diverse corners of the city.



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Fashionistas, Fly with Haifa is one account you’re going to want to follow. The bubbly, travel-obsessed YouTuber calls Dubai home and flaunts her killer style in epic photoshoots across the city.



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Scrolling through photographer Altamash Javed’s feed is similar to flipping through a high-end magazine, with each photo even more dazzling than the last. The UAE banker turned photographer perfectly captures the essence of the city, showcasing what Dubai is all about through his collection of editorial-like imagery.



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Dubai is a foodie’s paradise, and choosing a place to dine can be overwhelming. Enter blogger Tala Soubra, your local guide to the city’s best bites. Whether you’re looking for a cute cafe to grab a coffee, the city’s best brunch or a mouth-watering dinner, Tala’s feed will point you in the right direction.



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What would a list of Dubai’s top Instagram accounts be without mention of the Crown Prince of Dubai? As the heir to the Emirate, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s feed offers a rare glimpse into the life of a royal living in one of the world’s most epic cities.

Do you follow an account that should be included in our Travel Guide? Let us know below!

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