Day 3: MSC Lirica Arabian Cruise

ABU DHABI A hundred miles west of Dubai is the capital city of Abu Dhabi.  We cruised slowly there during the night, arriving right on schedule at 7am.   I had no reservations today so after a leisurely breakfast in the main dining room (table service, no fighting the buffet crowds!), I went ashore about … Continue reading Day 3: MSC Lirica Arabian Cruise

Day 2: MSC Lirica – Dubai

A full day in Dubai today, the ship leaves at 10pm for Abu Dhabi.  There’s a convenient free shuttle from the ship to Dubai Mall, which is perfect for me as I have one scheduled activity today - an 11am reservation to visit the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa, which is attached … Continue reading Day 2: MSC Lirica – Dubai