The quickest surefire way to relax and distress in Dubai is by getting off the roads and onto the Dubai Metro. Although the number of traffic jams in the city has been slashed in recent years (our abiding memories of 2006 are weeping in the back of taxis) the roads still take on a carnival atmosphere at most hours of the day. Sit in a Gold Class cabin on the Dubai Metro, however, and you will have the time to see the city as never before. Gliding along above (and sometimes below) the busy roads and you will never be cut up, hooted at or crashed into and can get from one side of town to the other for just Dhs14. Find out more about the Dubai Metro here.To see 100 more of our favourite things to do in Dubai, click here.