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Many years ago, when you ask people about “Georgia” they often think about a U.S. state. Not many had heard yet about a small country that bears the same name — a country that sits at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia. Today, however, Georgia is fast becoming one of the most popular… Read More

Are you planning to go on a holiday anytime soon? Whether you will be gone for a day or a week, it always makes sense to travel light. You only need the barest of necessities – clothes, camera, and some money of course! Aside from traveling light, it is also important to travel smart. Depending… Read More

If you’re wondering where to go for a quick vacation, one of the places that you can easily explore as a Dubai resident is Georgia. We recently visited this country for a short vacation and this is actually a place where you can have a good break as it’s only 3.5 hours away from Dubai.… Read More

Situated along the Arabian Peninsula, south of the Persian Gulf, is the emirate of Dubai. It is the second-largest emirate in the UAE in terms of land area, but it has the largest population. Majority of the people here are expats from all over the world. Dubai is known for its dazzling architecture, skyscrapers, and… Read More

If you’re looking for an exciting place to visit with your family and friends, simply head to the Global Village. This is an entertainment center, cultural attraction, and shopping destination all rolled into one. As the name suggests, the “Global Village” showcases different countries from around the world. Aside from from offering a fantastic cultural… Read More

The UAE ranked first among countries that have the best Halal ecosystems, according to the 2016-2017 Global Islamic Economy Report by Thomson Reuters. Malaysia and Turkey ranked second and third, respectively. The countries were ranked based on awareness campaigns, inbound Muslim travel, quality of Halal ecosystems, and sector’s contribution to employment. Muslim Travel Market “The… Read More

Georgia is a country located along Caucasus Mountain Range at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe (Eurasia). From its cobbled pavements, to historical places to amazing natural landscapes everything in Georgia is beautiful. Georgia may not be everybody’s chosen destination but this country made me realize that traveling shouldn’t be that expensive. This place… Read More

Amidst our hectic schedules and daily routines, we all deserve a break every now and then. A fancy dinner, perhaps, or an overnight stay in a luxury resort. But going out doesn’t always mean splurging and spending most of your hard-earned money. In the UAE, where the cost of living is rather high, there are… Read More

“No one lights a lamp in order to hide it behind the door: the purpose of light is to create more light, to open people’s eyes, to reveal the marvels around.” – Paulo Coelho I’ve been planning to explore Romania since October 2015 after I had my solo travel in Georgia last September 2015. However,… Read More

An unspoilt country located in Southeastern Europe and a member of European Union; bordered by Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, the Black Sea, Ukraine and the Republic of Moldova with terrains consist of mountains, hills and plains with four distinct seasons. As a female who went solo backpacking to Romania, I was reminded to take good care… Read More

Armenia, a mystical land in the Caucasus, is gaining popularity with Filipinos based in the UAE. It has not just captured the attention of new OFWs who need to go out of the country for visa change, but also of expatriates who love to travel to off-beat destinations! With its rich history and natural beauty,… Read More

Residents of Dubai who love to travel have many options to go out and explore. The UAE is strategically located so you can travel to other countries, either in Asia, Europe or the Middle East. Plus there’s plenty of airline companies that can take you to even farther countries in North and South America. The… Read More

Filipino residents in the UAE who love to travel, we have listed countries for you to visit that do not require visa or have easy visa processing and travel time takes less than 5 hours. Those who are thinking about going to a new place, you might consider these countries as your next destination of choice.… Read More

We recently finished a 3-day tour of Jordan and we only processed our visa about 4 days before our scheduled trip. We called the Jordan Consulate General embassy in Bur Dubai for the requirements and they told us that we could get a “visa on arrival” with our Philippine passports since we are UAE Residents. Even… Read More

A great destination for the whole family, Al Ain city offers plenty of history and nature and you can tour these places in a day. This is the 2nd biggest city in Abu Dhabi and is surrounded by greenery. You can surely go on a relaxing retreat which is a welcome break if you reside… Read More