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Dubai Tips

Blog posts that will hopefully be of use to anybody who wants to learn anything about Dubai. How Tos, Dubai Laws, and government-related tips can be found here.

How to Transfer Vehicle Ownership in Dubai

As in most countries, buying a new car in Dubai involves registering the vehicle under your name. But what if you are planning to purchase a secondhand car instead? In this case, you will have to transfer ownership of the vehicle under your name as well. ALSO READ: How to Get a Driving License in Dubai Transferring ownership of a… Read more

How to Buy a 2nd Hand Car in Dubai

There are several public transportation options in Dubai, although some people prefer to drive their own car. Previously, we have talked about how to buy a new car in the emirate. For the more “budget conscious,” today we will discuss about how to purchase a secondhand car. ALSO READ: How to Get a Driving License in Dubai If… Read more

List of Catholic Churches in UAE

Earlier this year, a historic moment took place… that of Pope Francis’ visit to the UAE. His visit was the first in a predominantly Muslim nation, making it a significant occasion, indeed! ALSO READ: Guide to Getting Married in Dubai There are almost one million Catholics in the UAE. Many of them come from India, Sri Lanka, and… Read more

Up to 90 Off at Dubai Super Sale from May 2 to 4

Get ready, shoppers! It’s that time of the year again when stores all across Dubai will reduce their prices on must-have items. That’s right… the 3-Day Super Sale (3DSS) is back!!! ALSO READ: Sales & Shopping Events to Look Forward to this 2019 The city-wide sale will be back for its sixth edition on May 2-4,… Read more

Guide to Buying a New Vehicle in Dubai

There are several means of public transportation in Dubai, so getting around the emirate is easy for commuters. On the other hand, if you prefer to drive your own car… then keep on reading because today we’re gonna talk about how you can buy a new vehicle in Dubai! ALSO READ: How to Get a Driving… Read more

lebanon visa dubai

Those who are planning to visit Lebanon, here is a guide written by one of our contributors on how you can apply for a visa for. She visited the country for a spiritual retreat and here she outlines the steps she took in order to get a Lebanese visa. She was there to visit for… Read more

Schedule of Voting for Philippine Midterm Elections 2019

The Philippine Midterm Elections is currently ongoing! If you haven’t cast your votes for 12 senatorial candidates and one party-list representative yet, now is the best time to do so! ALSO READ: Philippine Consulate General Dubai – Information Overseas voting kicked off at Philippine missions in the UAE last Saturday, April 13. It will run will run… Read more

salary delay - not paying salary on time uae

Recently, we received a message from one of our readers mentioning that a certain “reputable” company has not paid its workers for more than two months now. Hence, this article seeks to address similar situations, i.e. employers who do not pay their employees on time. We share some tips on your rights as a worker,… Read more

How to Apply for Health Insurance in Dubai

As a foreign worker in Dubai, you never know when you might encounter a medical emergency. Private health care costs can be quite expensive; hence, having health insurance is essential, especially if your spouse and children are also residing here in the UAE. ALSO READ: Low-Cost Insurance for Employees If you’re a private employee, your employer should… Read more

income stream for ofws

Despite earning a reasonable amount of money, most Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are still living from paycheck to paycheck. Sadly, they have been literally struggling financially and trying to make ends meet while working abroad. While proper budgeting cannot be underestimated, most modern-day heroes have now realized the benefits of additional streams of income to cover… Read more

What is an Amer Centre

More than a year ago, the Dubai government began to establish Amer Centres across the emirate. By the end of 2018, around 70 centres had been opened, with many more on the way. But what exactly is an “Amer Centre”? What are the services that each centre offers and where can we find them? Today’s… Read more

How to Renew Your Maid Nanny's Residence Visa 4

In a previous post, we’ve shared about how you can sponsor a housemaid or nanny in Dubai. Your maid’s residence visa is valid for one year, after which it must be renewed. ALSO READ: How to Choose the Right Kind of UAE Visa As the sponsor, it is your responsibility to apply for your maid’s residence visa renewal.… Read more

How to Apply for UAE Citizenship 4

To live and work in the UAE, one has to apply for a residence visa. Of course, being a resident is not the same as becoming a citizen, which gives the person the right to vote, among other privileges. That being said, did you know that it is possible to apply for citizenship in the emirates?… Read more

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