Abu Dhabi has art – lots of it. In what might be seen as a “move over Mona” moment, the Louvre Abu Dhabi opened with much fanfare recently and in a single glorious stroke, put Abu Dhabi on the world cultural map. And the new Louvre Abu Dhabi possesses artistic treasures extending far beyond the mystery in Mona Lisa’s smile.
Tours in all shapes and faces, go to all corners and places and can mean anything from a group of two strangers and a guide, to lines of dark-windowed mega coaches filled with wide-eyed travel junkies on summer vacation.
If you are looking for luxury in London you will no doubt wander through the city’s legendary Mayfair district and find yourself melting into scenes played out in films from Merchant and Ivory to Alfred Hitchcock.