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The Al Rostamani Exchange center is where I get my monthly salary. In Dubai, according to the UAE Labour Law, an employee’s salary should be properly documented. Hence, employees should sign up for Bank Accounts for their salary to be coursed through. Payroll accounts are mostly being used by large and private companies. For small… Read More

If you’re thirsty and you’re looking for something fresh to drink in Dubai, better head to Juice World Resto located in Al Rigga Metro station. This is a famous hang out place of people of different nationalities who want to sip a refreshing shake to beat the desert heat. Restaurant: JuiceWorld Restaurant in Al Rigga,… Read More

The RTA metro is a convenient way to access the key locations of Dubai. If you’re planning to travel around the city, this is the fastest option for you. Although there are other zones in the city that do not have metro access yet, the best bet in those areas are public buses. If you… Read More

A couple of months ago, I applied for a job as a Customer Service Rep (Call Center) in an airline company. They were conducting an Open & Assessment Day for Airport Services Agent, and Call Center employees and managers for their expansion. This was a good opportunity for me to apply since I already have… Read More

I was informed by a taxi driver that there was going to be a price increase on taxi fares by January 2014. This was an unexpected news which made me glad that I got to know about it before it’s been implemented. I don’t know if it’s true, but the driver seemed to be confident… Read More

I received my UAE labour card the other day. It was given to me by my employer since they are the ones who processed it. After about a month of signing my Labor Contract (which indicated a LIMITED status), I finally have the brown card to prove that I’m legally employed in Dubai! This is… Read More

MallConnect, Deira City Center’s FREE mall WiFi system, is now available to everyone who wants to surf online inside this Dubai mall. This was set up recently and seeing this move for innovation is a great step to provide better service to its loyal patrons. Question now is how do you connect to the free… Read More

SPORTER DISCOUNT COUPON CODE: Use this coupon code when you buy any item (protein powder, supplements, snacks, etc.) from Sporter.com and you will get 10% OFF your total purchase Apply the coupon code upon check-out! This deal is exclusive to our readers. ST-FX001 ——————————– Since I don’t have much time to spend by going to… Read More

It’s nice to get some comments from readers about this Filipino Dubai blog. I know I don’t update this site as often compared to other websites that I own. But to have a few followers without heavily promoting this page helps reassure me that there are people who make time to read about random experiences… Read More

There are lots of gyms in Dubai. Only thing is that they’re mostly off my budget. I work about 10 hours a day from my shift in a retail shop inside a mall, I have less time on my hands. Given that I also use the remaining free hours to blog about Dubai, I have… Read More

It’s been 10 months now since I’ve lived in Dubai. Yet I haven’t claimed it as a home. But I’m starting to love it. I guess it hasn’t fully sunk in that I’m actually a Filipino expat living in this desert city. I came here for personal reasons and I found work as a retail… Read More

The other day, we went to the Mall of the Emirates to meet up with fellow Pinoys in Dubai. We chanced upon an exhibit of the real estate development project. They were going to create a new city in Dubai called Falcon City. On the exhibit shows the new city with residences and commercial buildings.… Read More

It turns out that it was not only Baskin Robbins that was giving away free ice cream and stuff after Dubai was announced Winner of the Expo2020 (Exposition2020) bidding event. Other establishments like Tim Hortons, Cold Stone Creamery, etc. were also in the mood for celebration as they handed our free food, drinks and snacks… Read More

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