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These are exciting times as Dubai wins the bid to host the Expo2020! This is the biggest event that this city in the United Arab Emirates is preparing for. Seeing so many advertisements and contributions from both government and private sectors makes the whole occasion so exciting. The UAE had ranked first in the first… Read More

Can you believe that the United Arab Emirates is only 42 years old? This December 2, we will be celebrating the UAE National Day in Dubai. I can see so many buildings decorated with UAE flags. Mall shops, cars, offices, banks, etc. the UAE flag is present in different places. UAE color and memorabilia for… Read More

Dubai is gearing up for the announcement of the 2020 EXPO bidding winner. By November 27, 2013, it will be determined who will be hosting the biggest cultural event in the world. Now what is the Expo 2020? This was a question I asked before as I was not aware of it until I arrived… Read More

Sbarro is here! I live near Bur Dubai area and I’ve been waiting for the Sbarro restaurant to open. For months, there was only a sign outside indicating “SOON TO OPEN”, but now it has finally introduced to the Dubai market. This is their first branch in Dubai and it’s good to have a pizza… Read More

After working as an OFW in Dubai for 10 months, I finally set up a Savings Account from RAKBANK. I now have a debit card to use and I can deposit a certain amount every payday to set aside money for future use. My UAE RAKBANK Fast Saver Account – initial deposit of 1000 AED.… Read More

It’s turning Winter in Dubai. This means that more and more people are going out during the day. It won’t be that hot anymore unlike the summer season which was unbearable. During the summer months, I could hear people complaining about the weather in Dubai all the time. Good thing that the Metro station is… Read More

Sir Santos (not his real name) has been living in Dubai for 9.5 years. He works as an engineer in an oil and aluminum company and has brought his family here. Pinoy Engineer in Dubai Initially, he got his previous job as an engineer by going through an agency in the Philippines. After a year… Read More

Marcy (not her real name) worked in a retail shop as a sales executive for 7 months until she filed for resignation. Her employer understood her reasons, but the employer’s wife complained that she did not have “gratitude” in them for giving her work despite being on a Visit Visa. Pinoy Retail Sales Rep in… Read More

If you’re wondering how to pasaload using a Du Telecom number, then you’ve come to the right page. One of the more popular articles I’ve written here was How to Pasaload Using an Etisalat Mobile Number. With only two telecoms in Dubai, UAE, I figured it’s fitting to write about its counterpart, Du Telecom. In case… Read More

You can spend an afternoon by going on a desert safari adventure in Dubai. This is a popular tourist activity for everyone as the desert is what the Middle East is known for. By going on this desert adventure, you will experience bashing sand dunes, riding camels, eating barbecue dinner in a huge camp site,… Read More

I just had my second medical checkup in Al Quoz Dubai Health Authority office. My employer screwed up the first one and now I had to go to the medical office again for another round of blood sample and X-ray scan. I actually finished this medical examination for my work permit but my employer somehow… Read More

We bought movie tickets at the VOX Cinema in Deira City Center (DCC) to watch World War Z starring Brad Pitt. The movie would not start until after an hour so we had time to spare to eat in one of the restaurants in DCC. We were strolling at the hallway with many restaurants near… Read More

I received a text message from the Emirates Post the other day saying that I could get my Emirates ID at the Dubai Central Post office in Karama. I’ve been waiting for this text message for quite some time. After going to the typing center to update my records, I was advised to just wait… Read More

It’s been a while since I last in a TGIF restaurant. I seldom go to this resto as there are a lot of other options back when I was still in the Philippines. However, whenever we pass TGIF in Deira City Center, I would always smell something good. Restaurant: TGIF (Fridays) Location: 1st Level, Deira… Read More

We ate at a Japanese restaurant in the food court of Deira City Center Mall called Sugoi! Restaurant. When grabbing a quick bite for lunch or dinner, the food court inside the mall is always a quick option for the stomach. Even in the Dubai Mall, we would always head to this side of the… Read More

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