The problem with Dubai is that there’s often too much to do, which can cripple its go-getting residents with choice anxiety. Need a little help deciding how to spend the first public holiday of the year? The birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) falls on Saturday February 4 (which means a day off work on Sunday), and in celebration we’ve rounded up 101 essential things to keep you busy (listed in no particular order), from budget eats to blow-out brunches, museums to makeovers, all selected by our expert team. Some are already renowned, while others you may not even know existed, but all go to show what a wonderful, diverse city we live in. All you need to do is start ticking them off.

Around Town
1 Take a Segway tour
Why see Downtown Dubai using your puny human legs when you can cruise on a Segway?
Dhs150 for 30 minutes. The Pavilion, Emaar Boulevard, Downtown Dubai (056 146 4093).