Shopping in Dubai is so much more than malls and labels, though we can't complain about those either. Here are our top picks.
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In Dubai, shopping is as honored a pastime as watching baseball in America. After marveling at the 1,200 stores in Dubai Mall, head to the souks for gold, spices and oud (rare wood that is burned as incense or to make perfume) and to catch a glimpse of European jet-setters, Bollywood stars, sheikhs, and celebrities.