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Pretty soon, we’ll be seeing a multi-billion dirham facility rise in the city, as the Dubai Food Park mega-project takes off. This impressive complex will be the first of its kind in the Middle East — a sure sign of the emirate’s competitiveness in the food industry. The 5.5 AED billion project was launched recently… Read More

Faster Processing of Residency Permits Coming Soon

Soon, we won’t have to wait too long for our residency permits, as UAE authorities have announced plans to reduce their processing time by 50 percent. This is part of the government’s latest move towards achieving the National Agenda of the UAE Vision 2021. Measures to hasten the processing of residency permits have been planned… Read More

how to behave uae dos and donts

Every year, many people arrive in the UAE for work and business, while even more come to travel and see the sights. Though the country welcomes visitors with open arms, it does so with a set of policies and guidelines. Just like any other culture, it has its own set of DOs and DON’Ts. If… Read More

Being an OFW has its perks: a higher salary, travel opportunities, and learning experiences that we wouldn’t have gained if we didn’t decide to go abroad. With greater purchasing power, however, we may be tempted to spend our hard-earned money on things that do not really last. While there is certainly nothing wrong with sending… Read More

ofw id card for filipinos

Whenever OFWs come to the Philippines for a vacation, they need to renew their Overseas Employment Certificates (OECs) before going back abroad. Although this requirement helps to ensure that they are properly documented, it can also be a time-consuming process. Fortunately, OFWs will no longer have to renew their OECs every time they come home.… Read More

maxs all about chicken dubai

Fans of Max’s restaurant in Dubai, or even regular chicken lovers, you may want to check out Max’s All About Chicken in Deira City Centre. They serve fresh char-grilled chicken of various flavors. Located at the food court of the mall, we’ve dined there twice and have always had good experience. Max’s is one of the… Read More

career success

When you wake up in the morning, are you excited to go to work? Or do you have to force yourself out of bed — dreading the thought of facing another day in the office? If you answered the latter, then most likely you are on the wrong career path. Before you apply for a… Read More

Couples should avoid explicit public displays of affection

A reminder to everyone to please be aware of the law that sex outside marriage is illegal in the UAE. In other cultures, couples who are living together even if they are not married does not seem like much of a big deal. Being a Muslim country, however, the UAE is governed by the Sharia Law,… Read More

sponsor parents visa dubai uae

Expats who are thinking of bringing their mother or father in Dubai, here’s a guide to getting a UAE residence visa for your parents. We’ve written this step by step process so you can get an idea how to sponsor your parents in the UAE. One of the updates of applying for a visa whether… Read More

How to Use and Protect Emirates ID Card

The Emirates ID is an identification card issued by the Emirates Identity Authority. Every citizen or expat living in the UAE is required to have one, along with the personal identification number (PIN) that comes with the card. To protect you from identity theft and fraud, your Emirates ID is equipped with a three-factor authentication… Read More

The Al Wadi Nature Reserve is a 1,235-acre area in Ras Al Khaimah, situated within the Wadi Khadeja. Teeming with natural beauty and wildlife, the place is a haven for adventurous travelers, as well as those who long to experience the sights and sounds of nature. Nestled within the reserve is the Al Wadi Desert,… Read More

Smart-shopping is becoming a major trend in e-commerce in 2017. Online shoppers are no longer a small percentage of global trade, but according to various surveys – nowadays most shoppers are choosing the web for greater part of their total purchases. It’s faster, more convenient, more comfortable, and most often than not – cheaper. United Arab… Read More

Dubai was recently recognized as one of the best cities for architecture lovers. The emirate has made it to another prestigious list — the World’s Best Places to Visit, which was released by US News and World Report.    While making the list, US News gathered user votes, analyzed current trends, and consulted expert opinions.… Read More

eid-al-fitr-holiday-uae announced

Greeting everyone an Eid Mubarak! The first day of Shawwal and Eid Al Fitr will be on Sunday, June 25, 2017. UAE moon-sighting committee has just announced that June 24 (Saturday) is the last day of Ramadan and June 25 (Sunday) will be the first day of Shawwal and Eid Al Fitr. This announcement was… Read More

anthony gacis dubai

Our next OFW interview is about Anthony, who lived in Dubai for 7.5 years and came back last 2016. Currently, he is the Group Training Manager for SFC Group. From being a server to becoming an international trainer, he worked his way up to becoming a manager and general director! His story motivates us to… Read More

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