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The moment my eyes caught the first light below the seas of darkness and pits of void, tears of joy started to flow uncontrollably. In a few minutes I would land in Dubai, my heart pounded heavily on my chest with nervousness and excitement. It  took everything in me to contain myself from the passenger… Read More

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We’ve already shared about how you can travel from Dubai to Abu Dhabi via public transport, so today we’re going to discuss the other way round! If you are based in the capital and you’d like to visit places in Dubai — what is the best means of public transport you can take? When it comes… Read More

The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), which is the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on enterprise and commodities trade, has set a new Guinness World Record: world’s largest jigsaw puzzle by surface area. Created in commemoration of the Year of Zayed, the jigsaw puzzle consists of more than 12,000 pieces! Situated in… Read More

Our Dubai history timeline mentions how the emirate has transformed from a desert-filled landscape into a bustling metropolis. Just thinking about this truly amazes us, but have you ever wondered how Dubai’s transformation looks like… from outer space? Fortunately, the answer to this question is here! The National Aeronautice and Space Administration (NASA) has released satellite… Read More

Last month, culture lovers enjoyed free entrance to the Dubai Museum and Etihad Museum. Although these museums feature ancient artifacts, historic exhibits, and past events, there’s a up-and-coming museum that will focus on what lies ahead… the Museum of the Future. As the name suggests, the Museum of the Future is hailed as “a unique incubator… Read More

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