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Are you planning to go on a holiday anytime soon? Whether you will be gone for a day or a week, it always makes sense to travel light. You only need the barest of necessities – clothes, camera, and some money of course! Aside from traveling light, it is also important to travel smart. Depending… Read More

Our next OFW interview features Apple, who has been living in Dubai for about 3 years now. He is currently working as a Flair Bartender for OUNCE Facilities Management LLC. Prior to this, he was a bartender for TGI Fridays at the Mall of the Emirates. Due to his outstanding talent and skills, Apple has… Read More

Locals and expats in the UAE who express sympathy towards Qatar on social media may face up to 15 years in jail. What’s more, they could be asked to pay a fine of not less than AED 500,000. This statement was made by UAE Attorney-General Hamad Saif al-Shamsi. He reiterated that sympathizing with Qatar online… 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

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As part of the latest move in the fall out between Qatar and several Gulf countries, the UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has closed Qatar Airways offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Since the UAE government issued a statement on cutting diplomatic relations with Qatar, it has also closed the country’s airspace, ports, and… Read More

Following the announcement of Emirates, Etihad, and other airlines that suspended flights to and from Doha, Qatar Airways has started refunding unused tickets. Crowds of passengers who have booked flights with the airline have been flocking to its office in Deira. Since the UAE government issued a statement supporting Saudi Arabia and Bahrain on cutting… Read More

airlines flight suspension doha

To all travellers to and from Doha, please be advised of the suspension of flights from various regional airlines including Emirates, Etihad Airways, Flydubai, Air Arabia, SaudiA, Gulf Air and Egypt Air. In line with recent news, the UAE government supports the statements of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia in cutting relations with the state of… Read More

uae supports saudi and bahrain relations qatar

The UAE Government has issued an official statement in support of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia in severing relations with the state of Qatar, which includes the closing of borders and airspace and breaking off diplomatic relations. In a post from WAM news website, a full statement is published on June 5, 2017  stating that the country… Read More

With numerous graduates joining the workforce each year, finding a job these days is tougher than ever. You need something that will catch the attention of a potential recruiter with just one glance. In other words, you need an impressive and well-written resume. Since most of today’s applications are submitted online, companies often receive hundreds… Read More

dubaiofw georgia

If you’re wondering where to go for a quick vacation, one of the places that you can easily explore as a Dubai resident is Georgia. We recently visited this country for a short vacation and this is actually a place where you can have a good break as it’s only 3.5 hours away from Dubai.… Read More

Our next OFW feature is with DJ who has been in Dubai for 12 years now. He used to as worked as a waiter in the Philippines before coming to Dubai and working as a bartender. Since then, he has worked for various hotels and bars, winning different competitions, and is now the owner of an event planning… Read More

Letters of the alphabet have been spotted all over the city lately — along Sheikh Zayed Road, Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Boulevard, Kite Beach, and even Dubai Mall. The letters are styled in Dubai Font, the first ever font named after a city, created and developed in cooperation with Microsoft. It was launched in April… Read More

Every year, TripAdvisor publishes a list of the Top 25 Landmarks in the world. TripAdvisor is a popular American travel website known for its great reviews of hotels and attractions worldwide. This time around, two popular landmarks from the UAE made it to the prestigious list. The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and the Burj Khalifa… Read More

Now that Ramadan has officially begun, it is time to learn words and phrases that are typically used during this month. Aside from some common greetings, these include a few terms that tell us more about Islam and its Five Pillars. During the Holy Month, you may also be invited to “Iftar,” which is the… Read More

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