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To those coming to Dubai for work, please be advised that starting 4th February 2018, there is a new requirement in getting a work visa permit for the UAE. This is the “Good Conduct and Behaviour Certificate,” which should be issued from the home country of the applicant. The announcement was made by the Coordination Committee,… Read More

Today’s OFW interview features Cheryl, a 36-year-old Filipina in Dubai. She graduated with a degree in AB Mass Communications. At present, she is a Digital Marketing Executive for an events company. She also happens to be a blogger and writes about her travels! She’s actually new and has been in the city for only seven months.… Read More

A Pakistani national is now one million dollars richer, thanks to the first Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise Draw for 2018. The man has won USD 1 million, which is equivalent to about AED 3.67 million! Three other winners won luxury vehicles during the same draw. Previously, an Indian national won a… 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

For today’s OFW feature, we interviewed Azumi, a 29-year-old Filipina in Dubai. She graduated with an Associate of Arts in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management. She is currently working as a Secretary in an Engineering Company. She is also a part-time Model, Host, and Muse for different basketball leagues in the city! Blessed with striking looks… Read More

hari krishnan india

An Indian expat won 12 Million Dirhams in a raffle draw organized by BigTicket Abu Dhabi. Hari Krishnan is a resident of Dubai and and won the biggest-ever prize money raffled by the company which was held in Abu Dhabi International Airport. Related Post: 8 Indians, 1 Filipina, & 1 Canadian Win 1 Million AED Each… Read More

vat warning uae rumours

A warning to all UAE residents to avoid spreading false information or rumours about newly-implemented VAT (Value Added Tax). The government has posted an announcement for everyone to be careful in circulating unreliable news and updates. The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) is where you can find details and news on VAT and you can check… Read More

Manila Grill pinoy food dubai

One of the places you can dine in Dubai for grilled Filipino food is Manila Grill restaurant located in Asiana Hotel. We’ve been to Asiana Hotel before when we had a Pinoy pork buffet at Lamesa Restaurant. Manila Grill is another place in the hotel that specializes in our beloved Filipino cuisine as well as… Read More

the irish village photo dubai

There are plenty of restaurants in Dubai, and one of the places that a lot of expats go to for a relaxing ambiance with alcoholic drinks is The Irish Village in Al Garhoud. This is a huge Irish pub that becomes even more vibrant during winter season as they place the tables outside and it… Read More

rashidiya bridge airport deira khawaneej

Rashidiya Bridge is now open! According to RTA (Roads and Transport Authority), this bridge located on the Airport Street was opened for public which will help ensure a smooth flow of traffic in both directions of Deira and Al Khawaneej. Tip: How to Apply for a Driving License in Dubai This project is part of… Read More

10 years passport validity philippines

Good news to Filipinos especially those who are abroad as the issuance of the 10-year validity of our Philippine passports has begun in January 3, 2018. In a statement from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), Director Geronimo Suliguin, officer in charge for DFA-Office of Public Diplomacy, mentioned that January 1 and 2 were holidays, so… Read More

It’s not everyday that we get to witness a wedding in Dubai… how much more if it’s a royal wedding! So it was a real treat to see the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum — attend his daughter’s wedding recently. HH Sheikh Mohammed attended a… Read More

Dubai’s flagship carrier has done it again! Based on a study done by the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC), Emirates is the world’s safest airlines of 2017. The specialised study was done for Aero International, a magazine about the air industry. Last year, Emirates also made the headlines when it was voted as… Read More

The emirate of Dubai has gained recognition for many different things. It is one of the best places to visit in the world, as well as one of the safest cities for driving. Lately, Dubai has been compared to a well-known, multinational technology company: Google LLC. Recently, the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of… Read More

Dubai Metro commuters, please be advised, as part of the Route 2020 development, the Dubai Metro Red Line between Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) and Ibn Battuta Stations will be closed until next year. Not to worry, though, as the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is offering a free and alternative bus service instead. The arrangement… Read More

logan paul suicide film japan

An international YouTube star, who recently visited Dubai, is facing criticism after he (together with his friends) filmed a video alongside what seems to be an apparent suicide victim in a Japan’s Suicide Forest. Logan Paul, an American vlogger who has millions of fans and subscribers on social media, has faced backlash after he posted… Read More

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