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dubai police spanish tourist lost phone

Only in Dubai can you see the government returning a lost cellphone back to a person’s home country. A video posted by Dubai Police on their Instagram page shows the Spanish tourist thanking the Tourist Police Department for the efforts in retrieving her stolen phone. We’ve posted a news story before when a taxi driver… Read More

What are the 7 emirates of the UAE? This is one of the more basic questions that one should answer especially when understanding the country where Dubai is located. Yes, Dubai is not a country and is actually an ’emirate’ (state). One of the most common misconceptions about Dubai is related to geography. Most people have… Read More

poland couple returned camera dubai

Another proof that the people of Dubai are honest, a taxi driver returned a lost camera to a Polish couple who were on a honeymoon in Dubai only after 5 days it was lost. A month ago, we received a private message from a Maciej  and Karolina, newlyweds from Poland who visited Dubai but had… Read More

dubai eye

The Dubai Eye (Ain Dubai) is fast taking shape, with construction passing the halfway mark. Once completed, this gigantic attraction on Bluewaters Island will be the largest Ferris wheel in the world. The Dubai Media Office shared images of the structure on social media recently. The High Roller in Las Vegas, which opened in 2014,… Read More

Dubai was recently recognized as one of the best cities for architecture lovers. The emirate has made it to another prestigious list — the World’s Best Places to Visit, which was released by US News and World Report.    While making the list, US News gathered user votes, analyzed current trends, and consulted expert opinions.… Read More

Beautiful beach and sea at sunset in Dubai

There are around 450,000 Filipinos in Dubai out of more than 10 million total OFWs around the world and more than 20% of the total OFWs in the entire UAE. Are you one of us? Are you an OFW based in Dubai too? Or, Are you planning or interested to come here to try your… Read More

Just recently, we posted about the crown prince diving and spearfishing in the cool waters of Dubai. Without a doubt, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has a thirst for adventure and leads an active lifestyle. Aside from having an adventurous spirit, the Dubai crown prince likes to share about his activities… Read More

Situated along the Arabian Peninsula, south of the Persian Gulf, is the emirate of Dubai. It is the second-largest emirate in the UAE in terms of land area, but it has the largest population. Majority of the people here are expats from all over the world. Dubai is known for its dazzling architecture, skyscrapers, and… Read More

Upon arriving in Dubai, first-time travelers often gaze at the city’s glittering skyscrapers, buildings, and modern architecture. So when they learn and discover Old Dubai, which goes way back into the city’s colorful past — they are often amazed and surprised. At the heart of Dubai’s historic charm is the Bastakiya Quarter, also known as… Read More

Whether you’ve been staying in Dubai for three months or three years, there is never a dull moment here. As a first-time UAE visitor, you will surely be amazed by towering skyscrapers to magnificent mosques, from gorgeous parks to amazing malls — the city seems to have them all. But regardless of how long you… Read More

The most expensive burger in the world has been sold for a whopping AED 36,700. Why the high price? It’s all for a good cause. The “Burgerstack” was sold during an auction that raised money for a cancer charity. The Pink Bite breast cancer charity auction was held in Galeries Lafayette, Le Gourmet at the… Read More

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To be able to combine a vacation in a big city with sun and swimming, you’ll must make sure to book a hotel with an outdoor swimming pool. And what better way to do that, than to book a luxurious hotel with a nice rooftop pool. The best way to experience a big city from… Read More

Everyone is excited about the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai. If you are wondering what the site looks like now, you can view it without having to go there! All you have to do is check out its Google Map satellite images. Based on the official Twitter account of Expo 2020 Dubai, everyone can explore the site… Read More

nom nom restaurant free meal

A restaurant giving away free food? Sounds impossible, but not for this Dubai-based restaurant, which offers free meals to people who are unemployed and looking for jobs. For the past two years since it opened, the Nom Nom Asia Restaurant has been offering free meals to job-seekers. The restaurant, which serves Thai, Chinese, Indonesian, and… Read More

There’s a new game in town, and it’s all about Dubai. As part of its efforts to promote the city as a global business and tourism hub, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched a brand new board game: Dubai-Opoly. As the name suggests, Dubai-Opoly is patterned after the popular board game, “Monopoly.”… Read More