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The Cabinet has approved a new entry visa system on Sunday. This system seeks to attract qualified and talented professionals to the UAE. It will be carried out in phases, said His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai. Seeking Global & Regional Talent The first phase of the… Read More

airport passenger uae

A reminder to all passengers, do not accept items from strangers when flying. You might not realize the item that you are carrying is illegal/banned in the UAE. An Arab passenger learned this lesson the hard way recently, when he agreed to carry a packet of “medicine” for a “friend’s sister.” Upon arriving at the Sharjah… Read More

dubai flat rental

If you are planning to rent a new apartment in Dubai, there are certain terms and procedures you may need to go through in order make it a smooth process and to avoid disputes in the future. We have transferred a few times in our life as an expat in the UAE. We have created… Read More

budget supermarkets in dubai

Living in Dubai does not come cheap, especially since it is one of the world’s fastest growing cities. But while the cost of living can be high, you can still save money on grocery shopping. Read on to know more about the top 8 budget-friendly supermarkets in Dubai. #1 – Al Maya Supermarket This supermarket… Read More

rules first time uae visit

A few decades ago, many people have heard of the UAE, but only a few would know what the letters actually stand for. But today, the country is one of the world’s top business centers and tourism hubs. Almost everybody is now familiar with the “United Arab Emirates.” Nowadays, a lot of people travel to… Read More

Turkey is fast becoming a top travel destination these days. More and more tourists are coming to see the historic Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, the hot springs of Pamukkale, the Greek statues at Mount Nemrut, and many other exciting attractions. If you are planning to visit Turkey on your next vacation, the first step would… Read More

Senator Ralph Recto has urged President Duterte to extend the validity of Philippine passports to 10 years. Once approved, this will double their validity period, which is currently at five years. Related Post: How to Renew Philippine Passport in Dubai, UAE “Longer Expiry” The statement comes as a reminder to President Duterte, who had mentioned… Read More

Even though Dubai is known for its skyscrapers and modern architecture, it still has plenty of green spaces. Like oases scattered in the desert, there are several parks in the city where people can relax, play, and be refreshed. This article presents 10 of the most beautiful parks in Dubai. You don’t need to pay… Read More

As part of the preparations for Expo 2020 Dubai, 47 construction contracts worth 11 billion AED will be signed this year. These contracts include the creation of parking lots, support areas, and other infrastructure. They are open to local, regional, and even international businesses. “On Time and On Budget” According to the UAE Minister of… Read More

Anyone can tell you that “winter” and “desert” don’t go together. But somehow, a resort in Dubai managed to make this possible. Filled with real snow the whole year round, Ski Dubai is the first indoor ski resort in the Middle East. You will find Ski Dubai at the Mall of the Emirates, which is… Read More

Firoz Merchant Bails Debt Prisoners

2017 has been declared as the Year of Giving in the UAE and what better way to start it than to learn about this act of kindness from an Indian businessman in Dubai. Firoz Merchant,  Chairman of Pure Gold Jewellers has pledged 1 Million USD (3.8 Million AED) to free those who are in jail in… Read More

Meet Ken, a restaurant manager who has been living in Dubai for 4 years now. He started his way up from being a waiter to now becoming an Area Manager within the same company. Although the F&B industry was not his initial goal, he is still able to carve a career on it. We like Ken’s… Read More

Thrill-seekers are in for a treat, as Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is launching a new rollercoaster on March 27, 2017. Dubbed as “Turbo Track,” it will zoom riders along a 180-meter track at speeds of about 102 kilometers per hour. Developer Miral is currently building the exciting new ride. Miral’s CEO, Mohammad Abdullah Al Zaabi,… Read More

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