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.
Sahan Sachintha Tampoe takes us on a ferry ride to the borough of Staten Island.
What can you do with 50 dirhams in the Zagreb? Eating well is just the start.
Taking a stroll in Berlin down Unter den Linden, from the Brandenburg Gate to the Alexanderplatz.
Exploring the area around Abu Dhabi’s first-ever movie theater, the El Dorado.
A day in New York, featuring coffee, bagels, falafel, and the Williamsburg Bridge.
Spend a day exploring New York’s fabulous art museums.
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...
Heading to Paris? Our guide offers tips on how to see the city and not spend a fortune.
Our guide shows us how to spend 50 AED on museums, good eats, and nightlife in Buenos Aires.
A morning in Abu Dhabi: visiting a bakery, getting chai, looking at used books, and savoring saffron ice cream.
A night out on the town in Ghana’s capital.
From sunrise on the Ponte Vecchio to sunset in the ruins of Fiesole.
Kelewele, fabric, and pineapples: a day out in Accra.
Bicycles, galleries, museums, parks, tea, and a lot of history.