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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

What comes to your mind when you hear the word “Dubai”? Is it a country or a city? Does it have towers and skyscrapers, or is it simply desert everywhere? Many people have heard about this place, but not everybody knows what they’ll really find here. Like other places around the world, Dubai has its… Read More

Endangered species, extreme weather conditions, global warming — these are just some of the ecological issues facing the word today. And although we cannot totally foresee or control these things, we can do our part by leading an “eco-friendly” lifestyle. There are many things that we can do to help save the environment, right from… Read More

hannah magsayo blogger dubai

For our next OFW feature, we interviewed Hannah, who has been living in Dubai for almost 3 years now. Having graduated with a degree in Information Systems, she is currently working as a Social Media Executive. She loves her job, yet she also spends a lot of time on her other passion: travel! A quick… Read More

Once again, Dubai has topped the list of “most liveable cities” in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, based on a survey by the London-based Economist Intelligence Unit. The cities of Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi ranked second and third, respectively. The emirate ranked 74th out of 140 cities in the global survey,… Read More

uk tourist visa dubai

Have you ever dreamed of traveling to the United Kingdom? Do you wish to see the Tower of London, ride the London Eye, or visit the Buckingham Palace? If you answered “yes” to these questions, then read on to learn how you can get a UK tourist visa! Getting a UK tourist visa while residing… Read More

Since many Dubai residents are tenants, disputes over rent occasionally happen. Oftentimes, the tenant and landlord are able to resolve things by themselves. However, if they cannot settle the matter amicably, they should bring the matter to the Rental Dispute Settlement Centre (RDSC). You will find the RDSC at the Dubai Land Department. It was… Read More