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Shortly after Emirates’ special fares on flights to the Philippines, here comes another promo! Once again, the flagship carrier is expanding its free baggage allowance on flights to and from Dubai — enabling passengers to check in up to 45 kilos of baggage, at no extra cost. Likewise, Etihad is also giving additional free baggage for… Read More

There’s a new airport terminal in Cebu that is set to open very soon. According to the Department of Transportation (DOTr), Terminal 2 of the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) will be opening in June. It will be the first resort-inspired airport terminal in the Philippines, and it is opening one month ahead of its intended… Read More

Through earlier posts, we’ve shared about how to get tourist visas for the United States, United Kingdom, and other destinations. Depending on the kind of passport you have, a visa is needed when traveling to other countries, whether for work, business, or travel purposes. However, some passports are more “powerful” than others. These do not… Read More

Dubai International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. Fortunately, the city’s flagship carrier — Emirates — offers a great solution for passengers who would rather skip the long queues for security checks at DXB: the “Home Check-in” service. Recently, Emirates announced a new service that allows passengers to complete check-in procedures from… Read More

Everybody loves to travel, although some people tend to spend more money than most. And based on a recent global survey, residents of the UAE are among the world’s biggest spenders whenever they travel overseas. According to Visa’s Global Travel Intentions Study, UAE travellers spent an average of USD 2,722 (AED 9,998) during their last… Read More

UAE residents who plan to visit Sri Lanka and may need to get a visa before-hand, here’s a step by step guide how to get an eVisa online prior to your travel to this Asian country. Take note that some nationalities may or may not need to get an tourist visa on hand as it… Read More

For those of you who want to travel and visit India, depending on your passport, you may need to process an India visa beforehand. Here we share a step by step guide on how you can get an Indian eVisa online. This experience is shared by one of our DubaiOFW contributors, Japeth, who wanted to… Read More

dubai ofw in iceland

Residents of Dubai who have plans of visiting Iceland, here are some tips and information based on an experience shared by one of our Dubai OFW contributors when she travelled in this country for 10 days.  Iceland is known for its marvelous views and scenic landscapes. Before anything else though, please make sure that you… Read More

Previously, we’ve shared about how to apply for a China tourist visa here in Dubai. For today, we are going to talk about another famous travel destination in Asia… Korea! Korean culture is known all over the world these days. After all, this is the country that introduced us to kimchi, bibimbap, K-Dramas, and K-Pop! Who… Read More

hongkong macau travel guide

For those of you who are planning to visit Hong Kong and Macau, here’s a travel guide for some helpful tips on expenses, accommodation, weather, things to do, and so on, especially if this is your first time to visit this place. I have also written a 4-day itinerary in case you need help in… Read More

dubai to abu dhabi bus

With so many things to see and do in Dubai, there never seems to be a dull moment in this city! But while there are plenty of places to visit in Dubai, you shouldn’t miss taking a trip to nearby Abu Dhabi, which happens to be the capital of the UAE. Here’s a guide to help… Read More

With only two weeks to go, we will soon be able to enter one of the top winter destinations in Dubai. That’s right! The 22nd season of Global Village will kick off on November 1st, 2017. Last year, the 21st season of Global Village was a smashing success. More than 5.6 million guests came to join… Read More

Spanning an area of 1700 square kilometers, Ras Al Khaimah is the fourth-largest emirate in the UAE. It is situated along the east of the Persian Gulf, on the northern part of the country. About half of the population of Ras Al Khaimah are Emiratis. In recent years, the emirate has witnessed massive developments in… Read More