50 years ago Abu Dhabi was just sand. It's now one the fastest growing economies, with towering skyscrapers and an unbelievable sense of luxury - Abu Dhabi, is a fantasy world you still find hard to believe.
We take a look at the history behind this incredible city and how it has grown into an opulent, diverse hub.
Lorna travels from South Africa to the heart of the United Arab Emiratesonly to find herself feeling right at home amongst the Emirati people.
Join us we take the trip of a lifetime to Abu Dhabi on Top Billing this Thursday at 8:30pm on SABC3.