One does not need to be a millionaire to enjoy Dubai, though. A rental car will afford you the mobility needed to get away from super-expensive shops and truffle restaurants. Not far from the city you can visit more traditional regions. Ajman, for example, is just a stone’s throw away, famous for its old shipyards which can be visited, though a visit to the Ajman Museum downtown will give you a better impression of traditional shipbuilding. Should you arrive early enough you get the chance to visit the buzzing fish market. Art fans will be especially interested in a trip to Sharjah just south of Ajman. Numerous galleries and museums show modern and Arab art; UNESCO has named it the Culture Capital of the Arab Region. Naturally there is fantastic souvenir shopping: antiques, rugs, jewelry, and crafts are available from oriental bazaars. Should you not consider your vacation complete without an outdoor experience, go to Sharjah Desert Park where suddenly you will be eye to eye with local wildlife like antelopes and leopards, or join a scuba diving class and have a close look at the coral reefs off the shore.