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In this day and age, social media plays a major role in our lives. We use it to post status updates and photos of our activities. We often share news and announcements via our social networks. Moreover, we use social media to communicate with our families and friends across the globe. We shouldn’t forget, however,… Read More

Are you a job-seeker hoping to come and work in the UAE? Or perhaps you are already in the country — currently employed but planning to transfer to another job. Either way, it all begins with a simple yet crucial step in your career: accepting the job offer. Before you shake hands and sign any… Read More

This country no stranger to world records. As a matter of fact, there were several Guinness World Records made in the UAE last year. Now, early in the beginning of 2018, a brand new record has just been achieved — the “World’s Largest Environment Sustainability Lesson.” Recently, 282 students from all over the country joined a… Read More

flash sale al salam mirdif

Heads up budget-conscious shoppers as there’s another flash sale happening on 12 January 2018. Al Salam Stores in City Centre Mirdifis offering 90% OFF on ALL ITEMS from their shop from 10am to 12noon (or until stocks run out). This is part of the Friday Surprise theme of the month-long Dubai Shopping Festival where there… Read More

Without a doubt, Dubai has one of the most extensive public transportation systems in the world, including the metro, tram, public buses, and water buses. What’s even more amazing is that all of these can be accessed using a safe and convenient payment system: the Nol Card. Nol is a smart card that you can… Read More

To those coming to Dubai for work, please be advised that starting 4th February 2018, there is a new requirement in getting a work visa permit for the UAE. This is the “Good Conduct and Behaviour Certificate,” which should be issued from the home country of the applicant. The announcement was made by the Coordination Committee,… Read More

Today’s OFW interview features Cheryl, a 36-year-old Filipina in Dubai. She graduated with a degree in AB Mass Communications. At present, she is a Digital Marketing Executive for an events company. She also happens to be a blogger and writes about her travels! She’s actually new and has been in the city for only seven months.… Read More

A Pakistani national is now one million dollars richer, thanks to the first Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise Draw for 2018. The man has won USD 1 million, which is equivalent to about AED 3.67 million! Three other winners won luxury vehicles during the same draw. Previously, an Indian national won a… Read More

Previously, we’ve shared about how to apply for a China tourist visa here in Dubai. For today, we are going to talk about another famous travel destination in Asia… Korea! Korean culture is known all over the world these days. After all, this is the country that introduced us to kimchi, bibimbap, K-Dramas, and K-Pop! Who… Read More

For today’s OFW feature, we interviewed Azumi, a 29-year-old Filipina in Dubai. She graduated with an Associate of Arts in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management. She is currently working as a Secretary in an Engineering Company. She is also a part-time Model, Host, and Muse for different basketball leagues in the city! Blessed with striking looks… Read More

hari krishnan india

An Indian expat won 12 Million Dirhams in a raffle draw organized by BigTicket Abu Dhabi. Hari Krishnan is a resident of Dubai and and won the biggest-ever prize money raffled by the company which was held in Abu Dhabi International Airport. Related Post: 8 Indians, 1 Filipina, & 1 Canadian Win 1 Million AED Each… Read More

vat warning uae rumours

A warning to all UAE residents to avoid spreading false information or rumours about newly-implemented VAT (Value Added Tax). The government has posted an announcement for everyone to be careful in circulating unreliable news and updates. The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) is where you can find details and news on VAT and you can check… Read More

Manila Grill pinoy food dubai

One of the places you can dine in Dubai for grilled Filipino food is Manila Grill restaurant located in Asiana Hotel. We’ve been to Asiana Hotel before when we had a Pinoy pork buffet at Lamesa Restaurant. Manila Grill is another place in the hotel that specializes in our beloved Filipino cuisine as well as… Read More

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