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Nowadays, more and more people are heading to Dubai for work and business purposes. Eventually, some of them end up staying here to settle down, get married, and start a family. Just like in other countries and cities, Dubai marriages involve certain legalities, depending on the couple’s nationality and / or religion. If you are… Read More

These days, most people use the Internet to search for jobs. With just the click of a button, you can send your resume to a prospective employer — saving you both time, money, and energy. But be careful when applying for jobs online. The ease and accessibility of the Internet has also led to the… Read More

Great news for job seekers! Dubai Careers, a new job portal, has just been launched. The website offers career opportunities for UAE nationals, residents and expats alike. Dubai Careers is an initiative of Smart Dubai Government Establishment, which is the technology arm of Smart Dubai. It is a centralized portal that seeks to connect people… Read More

emirates handling electronic ban

Recently, the US has banned electronic devices larger than a smartphone to be carried inflight. These devices (laptops, tablets, etc.) need to be checked in to which plenty of people are inconvenienced. Flights from Dubai to the USA would be a minimum of 13 hours and a lot of passengers use these devices to make use of… Read More

expo station dubai photo

Coming soon to Dubai is the Expo Metro Station, the biggest railway station in the emirate. It will be part of Route 2020, a 14.5-kilometer extension of the Dubai Metro that connects the Red Line to the site of Expo 2020 near the Al Maktoum International Airport. Construction for Route 2020 began in October 2016,… Read More

Perhaps the hardest thing about going abroad is that you will be separated from the people you love. It becomes even harder if you are leaving behind a boyfriend, girlfriend, or spouse. Before you know it, you find yourself in a long-distance relationship, better known as “LDR.” Fortunately, there are many things that you can… Read More

A Filipina in Dubai recently won AED 1000 for her safe driving skills. She is one of the 10 winners of the Mobil 1 GoldStar Contest, which is part of a road safety awareness campaign. Rosemarie Buno, 42 years old, has been working as a private chauffeur for an Emirati family for almost 10 years.… Read More

If you happen to hail a taxi in Dubai, don’t be surprised if you see a touch screen in front of you plus free Wi-Fi. Recently, 700 taxicabs have been fitted with these devices — the second phase of a project by the Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) under the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). These… Read More

In Dubai, dogs are not allowed in public parks, beaches, and many other places. Fortunately, there is now a park where dogs can run freely. Located at Al Awir, “Bark Park” — the first ever outdoor park designed exclusively for dogs — is now open. Bark Park was established by a couple of dog lovers… Read More

al wasl plaza dome dubai

The last major part of the design in the Dubai Expo 2020 was unveiled today and this area will have a dome-shaped central hub named as Al Wasl Plaza. Al Wasl means ‘connection’ in Arabic and reflects Dubai’s goal of bringing people together at the Expo as well as bringing together the other aspects of… Read More

A friendly reminder to all motorists: avoid putting on make-up or smoking shisha while driving. Otherwise, you will be fined AED 800 and slapped with 4 black points. The new rules, along with other driving regulations, will take effect starting July 1, 2017. These were officially signed by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of… Read More

Dubai attracted an astounding AED 25.5 billion worth of foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2016. As a result, it ranked seventh among the top 10 global cities in the world attracting foreign investment. The announcement came from none other than the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council himself, His Highness Sheikh… Read More

al ain center computer shop

Aside from Gitex shopper season, the Al Ain Computer Plaza is one of the places where you can buy cheap laptops, computers, hardware and software, Macbooks, etc. in Dubai. This is a shopping mall which is located outside a Al Fahidi metro station. They also offer computer repairs and gaming accessories. Based on our experience, the… Read More

fire downtown dubai

Today, a fire broke out in a building near Dubai Mall around 6:30am. As per a tweet from Dubai Media Office, the said building was identified as The Fountain Views which is a tower that’s still under construction and is set to be completed in 2018. Authorities have closed areas in Mohammad Bin Rashid Boulevard. Dubai… Read More

dubai frame gold plate

If you have ever driven along Sheikh Zayed Road lately, you may have noticed a towering structure being covered with gold coating. This is the Dubai Frame, a city landmark that stands as tall as a 50-storey building. With an estimated cost of AED 160 million, the Dubai Frame is made up of two 150-meter… Read More

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