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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

The emirate of Dubai — and the UAE in general — is no stranger when it comes to awards, especially when it comes to lifestyle. Just this year, Dubai was hailed as the most “liveable” city in the Middle East and the best city for expats. These are very impressive awards, indeed! Recently, the UAE gained… Read More

the rooftop lounge bur dubai

The Rooftop Lounge is the first rooftop lounge in the heart of Bur Dubai and they have reopened for more entertaining and exciting theme nights. If you are looking for a relaxing place to hang out with friends over drinks and snacks, either after work or during the weekend, then you can check out this… Read More

The Dubai Fitness Challenge (DFC) is currently taking the entire city by storm. More and more people are joining this healthy initiative and getting some exercise! The excitement continues as DFC is set to take place at Burj Park this weekend. Picture this: jogging, cycling, and joining aerobics sessions — with the amazing Burj Khalifa and… Read More

Without a doubt, Dubai is one of the world’s top destinations for work, travel, and business. There are plenty of reasons why people choose to work and live in Dubai. Prior to this, they need to apply for a work visa permit upon arriving in the emirate. If you are thinking about going to Dubai… Read More

family friendly places dubai

With Dubai enjoying an increasingly popular reputation as a great tourist destination, it’s no surprise to find that Dubai has been called one of the top places in the world to visit. The emirate also offers plenty of activities to do. And while a large proportion of the fourteen million tourists who visit the city… Read More

Recently, we shared about the new UAE law on domestic workers as well as support service workers. We’ve also discussed what the labour law in the emirates has to say about the working hours, official leaves, and vacations of employees. Today, we will talk about another important topic: overstaying. Many people come to the UAE on a visit/tourist… Read More

As the year comes to a close, here are the remaining UAE public holidays for 2017: Commemoration Day on November 30th, Birthday of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) on November 30th (subject to change depending on moon sighting), and National Day on December 2nd. At the same time, we can look forward to the holidays in the coming… Read More

toronto bodybuilding sharjah

Residents in Sharjah’s Nasseriya, Maysaloon, and Al Sharq district who are looking for a fitness gym in the area, the Toronto Bodybuilding gym is a new fitness center might be a place that will interest you. This men’s gym is located at The Grand Avenue commercial complex in Al Qasimi Street and they just recently… Read More

As of November 1st, typing centres in Dubai are no longer able to process visa applications. They will be replaced by Amer centres, which are “one-stop” service centers, instead. The Amer centre is the latest government service to go “online.” In August, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) launched one-stop medical fitness centres. These enable people to… Read More

Filipinos in the UAE who are planning to send a household appliances like refrigerators, washing machines, gas cooker, etc. LBC Express & Royal Light are offering you a chance to send the best gift this holiday for an affordable price. LBC launched the LBC Cares program wherein you can send delicate items including appliances and furniture… 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

nadia cheapventure interview

Our next OFW interview features Nadia, a 22-year-old Filipino-Tunisian in Dubai. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship, and has been working as an Administrator for two years now. An avid traveler, she also loves to blog about her adventures in the UAE and other countries. Check out her blog at cheapventure.wordpress.com After graduating from college, Nadia… Read More

dubai to abu dhabi bus

With so many things to see and do in Dubai, there never seems to be a dull moment in this city! But while there are plenty of places to visit in Dubai, you shouldn’t miss taking a trip to nearby Abu Dhabi, which happens to be the capital of the UAE. Here’s a guide to help… Read More

The Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, recently launched the tunnel drilling of Route 2020, which would connect the Dubai Metro to the Expo Metro Station at the Expo 2020 Dubai site. The Ruler of Dubai was welcomed at the site by… Read More

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