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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

Qatar Airways walk in interview in Dubai

Cabin crew aspirants, Qatar Airways will be visiting Dubai for an Open Day (walk-in interview) for flight attendant positions on April 28, 2017. They will be at Nassima Royal Hotel on the said date from 2pm to 8pm. For those who want to apply as a cabin crew, you can update your resume and submit… Read More

charles liban ofw

Our next feature is with Charles who has been in Dubai for almost 10 years now. He started working as a lifestyle photographer and built his profile to becoming a graphic artist and car photographer and has become a Studio Manager in Dubai. He shares awesome pictures on his IG account: @charleslibanjr. Charles is also a movie… Read More

Most people already know about Dragon Mart, a 1.2-kilometer supermarket where you can buy all sorts of items at affordable prices. Recently, an “extension” has been added for an even greater shopping experience: Dragon Mart 2. Dragon Mart 2 features a hypermarket, restaurants, cinemas, a multi-storey car park, a hotel, and numerous retail outlets over… Read More

ajman fire splash center

Ajman, 14 April 2017 – Around 11:26am, a fire broke out at Splash Center Center along Shk. Ammar Bin Hummaid Streetin Ajman Industrial Area. The cause of the fire has not yet been confirmed. We will keep you posted with updates. UPDATE: Ajman Civil Defense was able to put out the fire, avoiding it from… Read More

dragon mart shopping tips

If you love shopping but you’re on a budget, then the best place to visit is Dragon Mart. This is a 1.2-kilometer giant supermarket that hails all the way from China. It offers a wide selection of clothes, food, furniture, gadgets, shoes, toys — practically everything you could ever need! Since Dragon Mart is often… Read More

Imagine listening to relaxing jazz music, a refreshing drink in hand, and great company by your side. Looking up, you see yourself surrounded by the magnificent buildings and towering skyscrapers of Dubai. The spectacular view simply takes your breath away. This experience can be yours at Level 43 Sky Lounge. This is an open-air bar… Read More

Long before oil was discovered in the region, the heart of the city was the Dubai Creek. It was the center of trade between the emirate and nearby towns and cities. Today, with its traditional architecture and transportation, the Creek remains as one of Dubai’s most charming attractions. In recent years, the Dubai government has… Read More

Meet Farah, an Associate Director (Compliance & Back Office Manager) in a leading investment bank in Dubai. She has been living in Dubai for 10 years and has worked for the same company ever since she arrived when she was 24 years old. She worked her way up to being in her current post, earning experience and… Read More

The much-awaited Dubai Safari is set to open within the next few months. The Director-General of Dubai Municipality, Hussain Nasser Lootah, inspected the site recently, together with other senior officials. The Dubai Safari is situated in the outskirts of the city, at Al Warqa’a 5. With an area of almost 1.2 square kilometers, it will… Read More

emirates tripadvisor best airline

Emirates airlines has been awarded as the Best Airline in the World and is the most awarded airline after bagging 4 major awards including Best Major Airlines – Middle East & Africa, Best Economy Class, Best First Class and World’s Best Airlines – Top 10. This is the first time that an ‘airlines’ category was introduced… Read More

uae ramadan schedule

It’s June and in this month will be the start of the Ramadan season in Dubai and the UAE. This is the month-long celebration where our Muslim brothers and sisters practice fasting.  They abstain from eating during certain times of the day. Given that the UAE is a Muslim country, as expats, we are advised… Read More

holiday uae israa and miraj

UAE residents, April 23 has been declared as a paid holiday for government sector. The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources announced that April 23, Sunday, is an official holiday for Ministries and Federal authorities to mark the Israa and Mirja holiday. Work is set to resume on April 24, Monday. For private sector employees who… Read More

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines racism as “racial prejudice or discrimination.” In other words, it refers to any behavior that judges people based on their race or nationality. Fortunately, racism is not much of an issue in Dubai, since most of the residents here are expatriates. Still, if you encounter racist behavior or discrimination of any… 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

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