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Dubai is a major tourist destination hub, but it is also a great starting point to travel to various countries outside. As an expat in UAE, you may think about going on a holiday. Here we share some travel destinations and experiences in various countries.

apply for schengen visa for iceland in dubai

If you’re planning to see and experience the beauty of Iceland, one of the most important things you’ll need is a visa! For your travel to Iceland, you will need to apply for a Schengen Visa. While we have already covered a general guideline in getting a Schengen tourist visa in general, this article discusses… Read More

UAE residents who plan to visit Sri Lanka and may need to get a visa before-hand, here’s a step by step guide how to get an eVisa online prior to your travel to this Asian country. Take note that some nationalities may or may not need to get an tourist visa on hand as it… Read More

For those of you who want to travel and visit India, depending on your passport, you may need to process an India visa beforehand. Here we share a step by step guide on how you can get an Indian eVisa online. This experience is shared by one of our DubaiOFW contributors, Japeth, who wanted to… Read More

dubai ofw in iceland

Residents of Dubai who have plans of visiting Iceland, here are some tips and information based on an experience shared by one of our Dubai OFW contributors when she travelled in this country for 10 days.  Iceland is known for its marvelous views and scenic landscapes. Before anything else though, please make sure that you… Read More

Wondering where to go this weekend? You’ve come to the right place! In this article, we present a list of theme parks in the UAE that you should definitely visit with your family and friends! Each theme park features amazing facilities and exciting activities for people of all ages. These include giant water slides, movie-themed… Read More

It may not be the biggest or most well-known emirate in the country, but there are many awesome places to visit in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. What’s more, one thing is for certain — their latest, gravity-defying attraction will surely put this emirate in the world map! The “Jebel Jais Flight” is a zip line… Read More

Coming soon to Dubai is Bluewaters Island, a new haven for luxury living, shopping, dining, and entertainment. Situated off the coast of Jumeirah Beach Residence, it is also the home of the upcoming Ain Dubai (formerly called Dubai Eye) — the world’s largest observation wheel! The island is connected to the mainland via a roadway from… 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

There are many places to visit in Dubai and the city has something for everyone. You can marvel at the towering skyscrapers downtown, visit numerous attractions, shop-til-you-drop in the malls, or catch live entertainment in theatres, hotels, and restaurants. On the other hand, if you are looking for a more authentic, cultural experience — Dubai also… Read More

Once again, the Dubai Miracle Garden is presenting new and beautiful attractions in the coming months. Known as the “largest natural flower garden” in the world, this is one enchanting place that you definitely shouldn’t miss this coming winter season! The Dubai Miracle Garden currently holds the record for having the “world’s largest flower installation,” an… Read More

dubai budget travel tips

Whether it’s for business, pleasure, or a bit of both — going on a trip to Dubai is on most people’s bucket lists. But for budget-conscious travelers, their main concern when planning a trip to the emirate is this: touring Dubai is expensive. Indeed, the cost of living in Dubai is a tad higher than in… Read More

In case you have plans to visit China from Dubai, you may or may not need to apply for a tourist visa in advance. For Filipinos with UAE residence visa, based on the rules, we still need to secure a visit visa beforehand for tourism purpose. We will talk about how to apply for a… Read More

hongkong macau travel guide

For those of you who are planning to visit Hong Kong and Macau, here’s a travel guide for some helpful tips on expenses, accommodation, weather, things to do, and so on, especially if this is your first time to visit this place. I have also written a 4-day itinerary in case you need help in… Read More