50 Dirhams a Day

Our correspondents reveal what AED 50 (or its equivalent) can get you on a day out in some of the world’s great cities.

 

50 Dirhams a Day: Berlin

AED 50 = 10.98 Euros With only €10.98 in your pocket, you’ve found yourself in Berlin. We can work with this. You’re not in New York. UBahn at Eberswalderstrasse For breakfast, grab a classic brotchen or maybe even go a little crazy and get a Butter Schnittlauch...

50 Dirhams a Day: Abu Dhabi

If you are looking to take a break from the overwhelming daily pace of Abu Dhabi, commit to an afternoon exploring the city. You’ll be surprised how far 50 dirhams will get you. Catch the number 5 bus to the Al Mina Port. Get off at the Electra Street stop, which is...

50 Dirhams a Day: NYC

AED 50 = $13.61 New York is so beautiful in the morning that it's worth losing a little sleep to watch the sunrise spill over the building tops. If you need added incentive, this city flows with coffee. Begin your day in Union Square, watch the city come alive, and...

50 Dirhams a Day: New York City

AED 50 = $13.61 It’s 9 am. You’re in New York City, armed with $14 (50 dirhams) and no plans. Start your day by walking to to Union Square for the Greenmarket, a farmers’ market that transforms the west side of the square into a cornucopia of fresh produce, artisanal...

50 Dirhams a Day: Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi offers plenty to do on a sunny afternoon, but it can be difficult to plan budget-friendly excursions. Here, I suggest a plan for an “expat” afternoon without an “expat” salary. These activities are best enjoyed after 4:30pm, when Abu Dhabi’s merciless heat...

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