What to do with a rainy day? Fazza has some ideas.

We might have spent this rare grey Dubai day sat at our desks, but the Crown Prince of Dubai has been out exploring his city.

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum shared a few moments from his adventures via Instagram, and we’re planning our next days off around them.

Come to think of it, we’d better act quick. It’s about to be too warm for this kind of carry on.

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The Crown Prince’s day started off with some drizzle and some heavy skies, according to his Instagram story. HH Sheikh Hamdan then headed down to the Dubai Creek, which was looking gorgeous as per.

sheikh hamdan

As you can see, the Crown Prince and his posse then popped into the souks for a spot of shopping. We wonder how his bargaining skills are.

Of course, no Old Dubai excursion is complete without an abra ride. HH Sheikh Hamdan put the RTA captain in charge of his boat in the spotlight, posting both a photo and video of him and saying thanks.

#mydubai with captain Mubashir مع الكبتن مبشّر

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You can spot the video on HH Sheikh Hamdan’s Instagram story, but of course, it will disappear 24 hours after he posted it.

So when you’re tired of brunch, supercars and luxury labels (even if it’s just for a day) take a leaf out of Sheikh Hamdan’s book and head to the old part of town.

If it’s good enough for a royal…

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Images: Sheikh Hamdan/Instagram