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We have been using the Entertainer Book when we eat out or visit resorts in Dubai. This is a booklet that is filled with discount coupons from various establishments in the UAE. From hotels, restaurants, gaming centers, theme parks, travel agencies, or simple food shops; you can take advantage of great offers without spending much.… Read More

After work, we went to PF Chang’s Restaurant in Deira City Center for some Chinese food. I was craving for Asian cuisine and the last time we ate in this restaurant was in the Mall of the Emirates branch. I remember the ambiance there was a bit dimmer. In DCC, it’s much more spacious and… Read More

I was searching for jobs in Dubai online when I chanced upon an Immediate Hiring notice for Telemarketers posted on Facebook. This was a Freezone company which means that the company has a set of rules different from the UAE Labour Law. This was also a good opportunity for me since my job is under… Read More

Wild Wadi Waterpark is one of the more established tourist theme parks in Dubai. The waterslide resort has been in the business for many years so you can expect a solid recreational facility full of activities for the whole family. That’s why if you want to hang out in the water and unwind from the… Read More

Whenever I eat inside the food court of malls like The Dubai Mall or Deira City Center, I always order the staff meal of these food shops. Staff meals are discounted prices of food and drinks provided by the restaurant. Given that these are labeled “Staff Meals”, it need not be mentioned (but I’m mentioning… Read More

Disclaimer: Information below is an account of a single person’s experience only. Please do not use this as a basis if you have any legal concerns with your employer. The purpose of this blog post is for awareness only. If you have questions, it’s always best to consult legal advice with the proper people. The other… Read More

The other day, I received a tip from a customer which is a rare occurrence since I work in Sales here in Dubai. Customers expect Sales representatives to get a commission every month so tips are not really given out as easily as those in the service industry (hotel, restaurants, etc.) but this time was… Read More

So we received a memo from management that the mall hours will be longer due to the Christmas holiday in Dubai and the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). Starting December 20, 2013 to February 2, 2014, the mall will close at 1am. I’ll be arriving at the shop a little late which means I have more… Read More

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

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