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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

Our friend invited us for dinner one Sunday evening at The Noodle Room Restaurant which is located at The Walk in Jumeirah Beach Residence. It was actually a late dinner as we entered the resto around 9pm. We passed by The Walk which is a strip of cafes and shops and where people can also… Read More

Take note of these important telephone numbers in Dubai. These will come in handy when you need to talk about the authorities regarding labor concerns and transportation questions among other things. This will help overseas Filipinos familiarize themselves with how the system of Dubai works. Important Dubai Telephone Numbers for OFWs. Ministry of Labour:  800… Read More

If you want to taste Filipino Food in Dubai, you can head to Barrio Fiesta in Burjuman Centre mall. We went to Barrio Fiesta to have dinner during our day off. We were craving for Filipino food in Bur Dubai and the nearby mall was Burjuman Center. We ordered bagoong rice, ginataang sitaw and kalbasa… Read More

One of the first few restaurants we visited after arriving in Dubai is The Cheesecake Factory which is located inside The Dubai Mall. I’ve heard great stories of how delicious the cakes are in this huge resto. Restaurant: The Cheesecake Factory Location: The Dubai Mall Dubai’s Cheesecake Factory! A lot of customers were there upon… Read More

We had dinner at Rainforest Café in The Dubai Mall one evening after my shift from work. Coming from a retail shop where I work in sales and spend 10 hours everyday at the store, eating in a restaurant is one of the few things I can enjoy when it’s I’m not working. Anyway, what… Read More

We dropped by the Mall of the Emirates in order to meet with somebody. We ate at PF Changs Chinese Bistro. We were to meet an insurance agent and we took the Jebel Ali Zone Line from Bur Dubai to reach the Mall of Emirates Station. Restaurant: PF Chang’s China Bistro Location: Mall of the… Read More

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