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Daily Life in Dubai

These are blog posts about living in Dubai. It talks about random things such as the weather, my surroundings and even simple things like paying my bills.

Perhaps the hardest thing about going abroad is that you will be separated from the people you love. It becomes even harder if you are leaving behind a boyfriend, girlfriend, or spouse. Before you know it, you find yourself in a long-distance relationship, better known as “LDR.” Fortunately, there are many things that you can… Read More

Is it alright for unmarried couples to live together under the same roof in Dubai? This is a common question we get from readers of our page and we’d like to share some insights about this topic. As a city that’s part of a Muslim country, Dubai follows the Sharia law, which prescribes guidelines for… Read More

OFWs who are looking for affordable housing properties in Cebu, you can check out some available house and lot and condominiums and invest for your future. While we cannot be working overseas forever, it’s good that we spend our hard-earned cash wisely. You can own your dream home in Cebu, Philippines. Whether it’s a single… Read More

Being an OFW is not easy. Aside from the demands of daily work and the challenge of living in a foreign land, there is a constant battle that you have to face: homesickness. “It’s more fun in the Philippines,” as the slogan goes. Indeed, this country is filled with exciting places, loving people, fantastic food,… Read More

Going abroad is a big decision, mainly because it involves major changes in the family set up. Some OFWs are able to bring their spouse and children to their host countries, but there are many who end up leaving their families behind while working overseas. If you had to leave your kids back home, I’m… Read More

These days, the weather in the city is nice, cool, and perfect for going outside. Everyone seems to be taking advantage of the fresh air and the smell of wet grass. Even the Al Maktoum family, the ruling family of Dubai, has been spending quality time outdoors. Family photos of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin… Read More

budget supermarkets in dubai

Living in Dubai does not come cheap, especially since it is one of the world’s fastest growing cities. But while the cost of living can be high, you can still save money on grocery shopping. Read on to know more about the top 8 budget-friendly supermarkets in Dubai. #1 – Al Maya Supermarket This supermarket… Read More

aim fresh supermarket dubai rigga

Aim Fresh Supermarket opens in Al Rigga. This is a 24-hour grocery shop that sells Filipino products which will definitely be a hit among the resident in this side of Deira. Led by Consul General Paul Raymund P. Cortes, the establishment opened last January 12, 2017. Right after the opening, a short program followed with… Read More

dubai taxi driver speaking tagalog

More than common phrases like “Mahal ko Kayo!” and “Kamusta Ka?”, it would be quite surprising to meet and hear another expat speak Tagalog fluently. A video of a Pakistani driver uploaded by Filipino blogger, Kieth Walter Ayuso, has made the rounds on Facebook which has, as of writing, gathered more than 1.2 Million views! Meet… Read More

where to buy pork dubai

If you’re wondering where you can buy pork in Dubai, there are several supermarkets in the city that offer this type of meat. What you will get are frozen products and these are located in special sections inside these groceries. Here we list the supermarkets that sell pork for your reference. Pork is considered haram (forbidden) in Muslim… Read More

Plenty of overseas Filipino workers regularly send support to their loved ones back home, whether it be in the form of financial support or via gifts. We always think about how our families are doing even if we may not be in the best circumstances ourselves. LBC Express, the leading courier and cargo service provider… Read More

dubai airport 35 aed fee

Attention all Dubai airport passengers, there will be a new 35 AED fee added to your ticket on flights that fall on June 30, 2016 onwards. This fee will be used to fund the expansion of the Dubai airport hub. A report from WAM Emirates News agency  mentions that this Dubai Executive Council Resolution No (8)… Read More

hoverboards-dubai-banned

Attention residents in Dubai, hoverboards are allowed in any public place in Dubai. These two-wheeled segweys have caused plenty of accidents that the government has mandated that they are prohibited in areas such as malls, roads, residential buildings and public sidewalks. These portable vehicles are only allowed in certain areas where the use of skateboards… Read More

dubai price rent calculator

Dubai residents, in case you’re planning to transfer to a different apartment or renew your tenancy contract, you can check how competitive the prices are in your area based on the RERA rental increase calculator. Do you know how to check the price range of your rented flat or villa? RERA stands for Real Estate… Read More

how to get driving license dubai

If you want to apply for a driver’s license, you need to go through a driving course training from one of the authorized driving schools in Dubai. You will undergo 40, 30 or 20 classes depending on your experience. The school will teach you the basics of both theory and practical knowledge to prepare you… Read More