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Blog posts that will hopefully be of use to anybody who wants to learn anything about Dubai. How Tos, Dubai Laws, and government-related tips can be found here.

Without a doubt, Dubai has one of the most extensive public transportation systems in the world, including the metro, tram, public buses, and water buses. What’s even more amazing is that all of these can be accessed using a safe and convenient payment system: the Nol Card. Nol is a smart card that you can… Read More

Previously, we’ve shared about how to apply for a China tourist visa here in Dubai. For today, we are going to talk about another famous travel destination in Asia… Korea! Korean culture is known all over the world these days. After all, this is the country that introduced us to kimchi, bibimbap, K-Dramas, and K-Pop! Who… Read More

how to pay dubai traffic fines online RTA

In case you are wondering how you can pay your RTA Dubai traffic fines online, we have created the step-by-step guide in order to help you. We have gone through this process ourselves as we also have some fines to pay. Please be advised that you will need to shut off your fines before you… Read More

The topic of using VPNs in the UAE has turned up especially during a recent confirmation on Skype voice and video calls being blocked in the country. In case you are new to this term, a VPN (Virtual Private Network) acts like cloak for your computer/smartphone/tablet and assigns you another IP address different from the… Read More

How much do nannies/domestic helpers earn in the United Arab Emirates? Here’s a recent survey conducted by a Dubai start-up firm that shares important details especially to those who have plans of working as a helper abroad. Recently, we featured the winners of the UAE’s Best Nanny Awards 2017. Amazingly, the top three winners are… Read More

car accident tips dubai

Unfortunately, road and traffic accidents in Dubai do happen and sometimes it happens frequently. If you find yourself in a traffic accident or collision, then here is what you need to do immediately after to deal with the situation quickly and smoothly. Related Post: How to Get a Driver’s License in Dubai As a driver,… Read More

For those of you who have children in Dubai, we’ve previously discussed about how to register your child’s birth in the emirate as well as how to report this to the Philippine Consulate. In this article, however, we will talk about how to prepare for your child’s baptism in Dubai. One of the churches where you… Read More


There are many malls in Dubai where you can buy the latest fashions, accessories, and electronic gadgets. However, if you are looking for a truly unique shopping experience, then you should explore the city’s souks – traditional markets that offer local as well as international brands. Souks in Dubai sell almost everything, including jewellery, perfumes, spices,… Read More

Some of you may be planning to bring your family here, so we’ve discussed before about how to sponsor your child in the UAE. This time, we will talk about you can renew the passport of your child, particularly if he or she is 5 years old or below. For children who are 5 years old… Read More

More people are involved in online share trading than ever before. The advent of mobile devices with apps for trading has made it possible for anyone to deal – even the uninitiated, who know nothing about share trading at all. Professional share traders and stockbrokers have always been around to help people that wanted to… Read More

Being an expat is never easy, especially when it comes to managing your finances. Aside from having to set aside money for your family back home, you also have to cope with the cost of living in Dubai, which is considerably higher compared to other cities in the region. We may enjoy tax-free income in… Read More

A friendly reminder to all bank account holders: beware of “vishing” scams. If you often use your email or mobile phone connection in Dubai, be extra careful when answering messages or voice calls — as there’s a new breed of scammers who are out to get your personal data. You may already be familiar with… Read More

Recently, we received a message from one of our readers mentioning that a certain “reputable” company has not paid its workers for more than two months now. Hence, this article seeks to address similar situations, i.e. employers who do not pay their employees on time. Ideally, workers should be receiving their salaries no later than… Read More

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