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This year may mark the Year of Zayed, but the Year of Giving still remains, especially through the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum — whose recent actions will touch your heart! A group of tourists had ventured out into the… Read More

Upon arriving in Dubai, first-time visitors can’t help but notice the amazing infrastructure, towering skyscrapers, and spectacular attractions. They usually find it hard to imagine that not so long ago, the city was a vast desert with just a small population! Indeed, Dubai has come a long, long way – especially in recent times. By learning… Read More

The emirate of Dubai has gained recognition for many different things. It is one of the best places to visit in the world, as well as one of the safest cities for driving. Lately, Dubai has been compared to a well-known, multinational technology company: Google LLC. Recently, the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of… Read More

There are many places to visit in Dubai and the city has something for everyone. You can marvel at the towering skyscrapers downtown, visit numerous attractions, shop-til-you-drop in the malls, or catch live entertainment in theatres, hotels, and restaurants. On the other hand, if you are looking for a more authentic, cultural experience — Dubai also… Read More

Lots of motorists and commuters travel between Dubai and Sharjah everyday. Aside from going to work, they often see places to visit in Sharjah and vice-versa. As a result, the volume of traffic between the two emirates seems to be getting heavier, too! Authorities have decided to address the situation by constructing a new, nine-lane bridge… Read More

A massive earthquake that hit the Iran-Iraq border recently was felt all the way here in Dubai! According to the US Geological Survey, the 7.2-magnitude quake struck 103km southeast of Sulaymaniyah. The epicentre was located near Halabjah city in Iraq, along its border with Iran. The earthquake caused tremors not only in Iran and Iraq,… Read More

In case you have plans to visit China from Dubai, you may or may not need to apply for a tourist visa in advance. For Filipinos with UAE residence visa, based on the rules, we still need to secure a visit visa beforehand for tourism purpose. We will talk about how to apply for a… Read More

Early this year, we shared about how much Emirates pilots earn per month. Given the highly technical nature of their job, they are entitled to a hefty salary and attractive benefits. But aside from airline careers, what are other high-paying jobs in the UAE? To answer this question, we referred to Emolument, a website that… Read More

The city of Dubai in the UAE is no stranger to awards. In fact, it has been dubbed as the “most liveable city” in the Middle East as well as the “best city for expats” earlier this year. Recently, Dubai has gained yet another recognition as one of the world’s best cities for driving. A study by… Read More

Right now, you may be active, healthy, and young (or young at heart). You work hard in Dubai and you’ve managed to save or invest your financial resources. You are busy and always on the go, so making a last will and testament should be the least of your worries, right? Wrong! The UAE has… Read More

Dubai is known to be a place where the world’s “firsts” are created. It has the world’s first robocop, roaming the streets and helping to keep the city safe. It will also feature the world’s first 3D printed skyscraper, an upcoming addition to Dubai’s spectacular skyline. At the Cityscape exhibition held in Dubai, another “first”… Read More

What are the 7 emirates of the UAE? This is one of the more basic questions that one should answer especially when understanding the country where Dubai is located. Yes, Dubai is not a country and is actually an ’emirate’ (state). One of the most common misconceptions about Dubai is related to geography. Most people have… Read More

In Dubai, finding a quiet place to read, do some research, or simply relax is easy. There are libraries in public parks where you can grab a book to read right after your regular morning jog. You can also visit any of the public libraries scattered across the city. The Dubai Public Library (DPL) is… Read More