Dazzling Dubai & Bangkok

This item appears on page 56 of the April 2012 issue.

Nine days/eight nights. Departures through Nov. 8, 2012. Highlights: In Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, Bastakiya district; ski in the Mall of the Emirates/in Bangkok, THAILAND, 700-year-old Golden Buddha at Wat Trimitr/boat in the klongs (canals)/Damnoen Saduak floating market. From Los Angeles, from $2,389. Save $300 if book by April 18. Single supp., $499. Friendly Planet Travel (Jenkintown, PA; 800/555-5765, www.friendlyplanet.com).