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I have been transferred to the shop in Deira City Center after having been in the outlet in The Dubai Mall for almost 3 months. This transfer was brought about by the DCC staff resigning from company. So with any other business, the company had to replace them. Another colleague and I were the ones… Read More

The other day, my boss told me that I needed to get my medical certificate. I was given a piece of paper with some attached documents. The paper contained an online receipt of the payment they made so I could head to the Dubai Health Authority. I asked where I should have my medical exam… Read More

The bed bugs are still at it. I’m still getting problems with these nasty critters here in Dubai. It’s a common problem with most of the city dwellers who stay in apartment flats in side these buildings. I am suffering from such a hassle and I’m getting irritated by the thought that these bed bugs… Read More

It was my third week in Dubai and I still couldn’t find any good job leads. So I checked this website out called ThanksforMyJob. ThanksForMyJob.com will email your resume to thousands of prospect employers in their database and you can expect a response from these employers so long as they have vacancies for the position… Read More

So I’ve started working as a Retail Sales representative for a shop that sells healthy, active lifestyle products. I’m inside the shop 10 hours a day and tend to various types of clients. This gig has been going on for two months now and I’m getting used to the long hours of working and being… Read More

Ever since I started living in Dubai, I learned how to cook. I guess it’s a skill that you acquire when you want to save on costs and you’re tired of take-outs from fastfood shops and restaurants. It’s actually quite a fun activity to be able to create something out of raw items. It’s even… Read More

From the Dubai Mall/Burj Khalifa metro station to the entrance in The Dubai Mall complex, it takes… 15 minutes of walking 10 minutes of brisk-walking 5 minutes of running on the bridgewalk to reach end to end. view of the Dubai Mall from the bridge port This is the bridgewalk that connects the metro and… Read More

It’s getting hot in Dubai. Winter season is almost over and the summer season is starting to show its presence. I don’t really know what to expect since this is my first time in Dubai. I’m mostly in air conditioned environments but will have the occasional drop-ins outdoor when I commute to and fro work.… Read More

I was in the 6th floor of an apartment building in Bur Dubai when an earthquake occurred. I could see the chair in the dining area moving and I thought it was because of the washing machine that was too loud that caused the shake. But it wasn’t. It was an earthquake in Dubai! Earthquake… Read More

My employer in Dubai told me that I needed to exit the United Arab Emirates in order for my visa to be processed. I will be doing my exit to Kish Island which is an island of Iran. In order to get an employment visa, I would need to get out of the country since… Read More

I was at work at The Dubai Mall when a colleague mentioned that a sandstorm was going on. I didn’t know how a sandstorm looked like and I told him I wanted to go out just to see it for myself. I received a weird look because I was crazy enough to even want to… Read More

I’ve never had any problems with bed bugs, until now. When you’re living in the United Arab Emirates, it is already a given that your home has air conditioning. And with so many air conditioned buildings with numerous people living in each apartment, you can expect that all sorts of problems arise; bed bugs are… Read More

It’s been my third week in Dubai and I’ve submitted over 100 resumes online already. I’ve been trying to look for a job so I can stay in this state of the United Arab Emirates longer. I’ve spent a lot of money already just to be here so ending up with no job and going… Read More

Hello Dubai. At last, I am finally here! I’m starting a new life, I’m walking a new path. I can’t wait to see what I will be in a few years. I can’t wait for things to unfold. For now, let me enjoy what you have to offer. Let me milk it’s worth. Let me… Read More

I’m starting a new chapter in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Another chapter where adventure-filled stories of places to visit and things to do are waiting to be written in this blog. I figured I’d set this other page up in order to share my experience and encapsulate on the world wide web the things that… Read More

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