Dubai Blog Credit: Pxhere Weekends are a golden opportunity in Dubai to unwind and recuperate. With the pandemic situation constantly changing, it is great to unplug and find safe ways to relax. Here are some ways to find that relaxation time in Dubai over the weekend. Authentic Desert Safari Experiences How about spending your weekend […]Continue Reading
Ramadan is expected to start on Monday, April 12 and will run until Tuesday, May 11, depending on the sighting of the moon… During Ramadan, iftar is the meal served at sunset to break the long day of fasting (the word literally means ‘break fast’). Things may be different this time around but hotels and […]
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The longlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction has been announced and our friends at the Emirates Literature Foundation have shared a list of three books to take note of… With the recent announcement of the longlist for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, the annual literary awards relay has officially started. The sixteen novels will […]
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Meet Ahmad Ali Sumaiti and Abdallah Al Obeidly. They are the founders of MyDeleel, a company that aims to showcase an authentic Emirati experience by exploring the UAE through the eyes of actual locals. Deleel is an Arabic word which means ‘guide‘ – someone who enlightens people on the local culture and heritage of the […]
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Sponsored: Another framed photo of you not going to cut it for this year’s Mother’s Day gift? Try this instead… Mothers know that the best way to show love is through food, whether it be a tray of freshly-baked biscuits, a bubbling casserole dish that’s as rich as it is comforting, or a cake made […]
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Sponsored: Check out incredible discounts at loads of different venues from 9am until midnight… Dubai can get a little pricey at times so, naturally, we are always on the lookout for some fantastic money-saving deals. Ladies are pretty fortunate when it comes to said deals and now an all-day-all-night offer has launched at La Mer. […]
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Dubai Blog Sushi – fresh rolls. Credit: Piqsels Sampling cuisine of a country can take you quickly back to the place, bringing back magical memories. When in Dubai, one can get a good spread of a country or cuisine. We’ve rounded up some of the must-try restaurants for sampling a variety of cuisine in Dubai. […]Continue Reading
Dubai Blog Credit: Maxpixel Dubai is a popular destination for Canadian travellers, with almost 60,000 Canuck visitors to the Emirate in 2020 – a rather impressive number, given the ongoing global Coronavirus pandemic. While the effects of COVID-19 are expected to limit growth in business travel over the next decade, Dubai continues to position itself […]Continue Reading
Dubai Blog Credit: Maxpixel How addicted are you to your daily caffeine fix? Besides enjoying a little retail therapy at one of the many shopping malls in Dubai, we have compiled a list of our favourite coffee shops for you to visit and explore. Don’t worry about social distancing, and order to-go meals while you […]Continue Reading
My wife and I visited Mall of the Emirates and dropped by Doce Nata shop. Located at the Ground Floor of the mall (just in front of Minutes repair shop), this is a pastry shop that specializes in preparing freshly baked Portuguese tarts in Dubai. We first came across Doce Nata last Christmas season when […]
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Dubai Blog Credit: Unsplash Card games are one of the most enduring pieces of culture. In ancient times, games traveled around the world with merchants, leading to a diverse mix of rules, playing cards, and variations of classic games. For example, poker is one of the most popular card games. The game is played around […]Continue Reading
Dubai Blog Credit: Pixabay Cannabidiol, or often referred to as CBD is regarded as a medical wonder by many. This cannabis derivative is being used by many wherever it is available. It has many uses and it benefits countless people already. If you are someone who’s always on the go, CBD might just be the […]Continue Reading
This day-to-night entertainment destination just got even better… Bla Bla, found at The Beach opposite JBR, is Dubai’s newest entertainment and dining restaurant complete with twenty bars, three restaurants and one beach club. It’s had no shortage of visitors since it opened on January 21 and now there are two more reasons to go. Following […]
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Good for the environment, good for the purse strings… If you’re something of a fashionista, keeping your wardrobe updated can probably get a little pricey. But what if we told you that you could do it for less and do your bit for the environment at the same time? Say hello to Thrift for Good. […]
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Dubai Blog Credit: Pxhere As soon as the word ‘casino’ comes up, an image of Las Vegas automatically pops into our minds. However, that is not the only place where one can try out great casinos. There are various places, especially in the Middle East, that provide great gambling opportunities to visitors. Dubai, for example, […]Continue Reading
Brand Dubai has launched a pop-up market to celebrate local food businesses… You can now taste your way around eight homegrown food concepts at a pop-up market in One Central, Dubai World Trade Centre. Organised by Brand Dubai, part of the Government of Dubai Media Office, this open-air market is called ‘Proudly from Dubai’. It […]
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Once completed, the project will provide visitors with a deeper understanding of Emirati history and culture… If you love visiting Al Fahidi Fort – an iconic spot in Old Dubai, be prepared as it’s about to become to undergo some changes to make your experience even better. HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al […]
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The superstar DJ teased an announcement on his Instagram page… Huge international DJ, David Guetta, has hinted about hosting a performance in Dubai sometime soon. The French mastermind behind hits such as Titanium, Love Is Gone, Without You and so many more took to Instagram to share a teaser video with his 8.6 million followers. The clip includes […]
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Dubai Blog Credit: Pixabay Several precautionary measures are being done to prevent the spreading of COVID. Governments have issued nationwide lockdowns where citizens are needed to stay inside their homes for a period of time. Limiting contact by requiring barriers in stores is also done. Aside from these ordinances, the spreading of the virus can […]Continue Reading
The island wilderness reopens just in time for Valentine’s Day, HINT HINT… Sir Bani Yas is one of those destinations that has to be seen to be believed. Located a 25-minute boat ride from Jebel Dhanna (a two-hour drive from downtown Abu Dhabi), the island wilderness is home to a collection of exciting wildlife, architectural […]
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Dubai Blog Credit: Piqsels Are you feeling a little uneasy staying cooped up inside your home? With Dubai slowly opening its doors to the public, now you have the chance to explore Dubai, splurge a little on self-pampering or just experience sunshine while practising social distancing. While there are many resources available, we have mentioned […]Continue Reading
And it’s completely healthy… Seva in Jumeirah 1 is perfect if you’re looking out for a cafe that offers up tranquillity paired with tasty food and positive vibes. It’s a great place to read, catch up with friends or just spend time alone with your thoughts. ‘Seva‘ is an ancient Sanskrit word meaning ‘selfless service […]
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It’s nearly here again… Somehow it’s Wednesday and that means the weekend is nearly upon us. Whether you’re looking for a new brunch or seeking out a new fitness challenge, there’s so much to do in Dubai. We’ve got you covered with plenty of options, so just sit back and take your pick. Thursday, January […]
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Time for a road trip… With everything going on in the world this year and last, there’s never been a better (and more necessary) time to discover the delights that the UAE has to offer. From stunning beaches to nature reserves, there’s so much on our doorstep. Whether you’re going on an adventure or a […]
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Locations include Underdog Boxn, Barry’s Bootcamp, Bare, Physique 57, Shimis and more… Looking to get fit this January? If you haven’t jumped on the fitness bandwagon yet, it’s not too late. Core Direction has launched an unmissable deal called Core Pass, giving you choice and flexibility about where you want to work out in Dubai. […]
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Emirates introduces Premium Economy cabin where passengers can enjoy an enhanced flight experience. The new seats are equipped with features designed for space and comfort. Also Read: The Emirates ICE Inflight Entertainment Experience Aside from the new cabin, this leading airline company has also introduced enhancements and a new look across all its cabin of their […]
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Dubai Blog Credit: Pikist Almost everything about Dubai is unique but, perhaps, what is so special about the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the ground it lays on. We have all seen the incredible ‘then and now’ photograph that shows what Dubai looked like at the beginning of the 1990s […]Continue Reading
As of January 1, 2021 Abu Dhabi’s Police Force will be kitted out with a brand new look… Abu Dhabi Police have been given a new look uniform to start 2021 with. The, now quite literally, boys (and girls) in blue will have three separate styles of uniform: Ceremony suits are to be used by […]
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Sponsored: Expect amazing food with spectacular views… Plans for New Year’s still not sorted? There’s still time to plan with your loved ones for a great night out at the Secret Terrace at Pullman Dubai Downtown. Want a sneak preview of what your night could look like? Well, apart from the premium and unobstructed views […]
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Dubai Blog Credit: Pixabay In the leaves of tobacco, we found nic salt. Nic salt is one kind of nicotine that we found in tobacco. We think nicotine is the main culprit in a cigarette, but this is a misconception. Many kinds of toxins in a cigarette are more harmful to the human body and […]Continue Reading
Sponsored: Deck the halls with bows of holly, at (Fa La La) Lah Lah’s Bazaar… It’s become quite the season’s winter hotspot, and now Lah Lah’s Bazaar – inside Zabeel House, The Greens – takes a festive twist with a special, family-friendly Christmas Day brunch and a very competitive NYE offer. Here’s exactly what’s going […]
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Brilliant burger joint Pickl is giving away 1,000 ice cream sandos this week at its new branch… but only to What’s On readers… The ice cream sandwich has become a Dubai classic, but nothing beats Pickl ice cream sandos, one of Dubai’s most treasured treats. Thankfully, you’re in with the chance of bagging yourself one of these […]
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It’s the countdown to Christmas… This week is flashing by in the blink of an eye and Christmas is just days away. However you’re spending the festive holiday, there’s plenty going on in Dubai. From Christmas brunches to Boxing Day celebrations, here’s 12 brilliant things to do in Dubai this weekend. Thursday, December 24 (Christmas […]
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Dubai Blog Credit: Piqsels Online casinos are one of the most lucrative businesses in the world in today’s age of information. So many gamblers wish they could visit a luxury hotel and spin a few reels or deal a few cards. However, many brands seek to spice up a player’s experience using bonuses! Online casino brands are […]Continue Reading
The new rooftop spot promises a carefully considered experience… DIFC has a brand new nighttime concept, called Clap. Hailing from Beirut, the Japanese restaurant can be found in Gate Village 11, directly above Shanghai Me. The new venue boasts the largest rooftop in DIFC, with views of the surrounding skyscrapers. The eclectic decor is an […]
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What’s Christmas without the hot festive drink? Christmas is literally days away and that means that we’re fully in festive mode. Mulled wine is the spiced warm wine drink that Christmas just isn’t complete without. Naturally, we’ve hunted around for where you can get your hands on it in Dubai. Here’s where to find mulled […]
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This is going to take some getting use to… Dubai Metro travellers, take note: According to a new announcement made by Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), the platforms of the Dubai Metro stations will now bear numbers rather than end destination names. The announcement was made on the transport authority’s social media channels on Thursday […]
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Time to unleash some griller tactics… Barbecue season is well and truly upon us… But if you want to shake up your steak routine with truffle burgers, Indian skewers or American-style smoked meats, check out these three gourmet barbecue boxes, delivered straight to your door in Dubai. The gourmet burger one Level-up your burger game […]
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Sponsored: The Meydan Hotel is home to festive brunches and New Year’s Eve galas… Make this festive season one to remember, with Christmas brunches and a New Year’s Eve gala dinner at the Meydan Hotel – including an early-bird discount for New Year’s Eve if you book in advance. Here’s why the Meydan Hotel is […]
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Dubai Blog Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai. Credit: Unsplash Believe it or not, the city of Dubai is more than luxurious shopping malls or sandy coastal beaches. There is nothing better than visiting the city and splurging a little on some well-deserved pampering, but this Emirate has a lot more than the glitz and glamour. If […]Continue Reading
Santa has arrived, you’re wearing your festive finery, so where are you going to eat so much you’ll need to take a nap? Barfly by Buddha-Bar The fancy pan-Asian restaurant takes a festive spin on its signature dishes. Venetian Village, Abu Dhabi, 1pm to 4pm, Dhs295 with soft drinks, Dhs395 with house drinks, Dhs147 for […]
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Let’s get this Christmas party started… Christmas is so close you can almost smell it. But if you simply can’t wait until December 25, why not starting your festive feasting this weekend. We’ve rounded up six pre-Christmas brunches to book in Dubai this weekend – consider it pre-game prep for the big day. Yet to […]
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Sponsored: Sail into 2021 with your own luxury yacht party… If you want to cruise into 2021 like a boss, there’s only one way to do it: charter your own luxury yacht in Dubai – and host a New Year’s Eve party your friends will never forget. Centaurus Charter offers luxury yacht rentals in Dubai, […]
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Setting sale for discounts in thousands of stores across the emirate… The very first Abu Dhabi Shopping Season (ADSS) launches today, Thursday December 10 and it seems like Christmas has come a little early this year. There’s up to 80 per cent discounts available in over 3,500 stores, inside more than 20 of the emirate’s […]
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This takes the experience to a whole new level… The incredible Theatre of Digital Art opened its doors in October this year and has fast become a must-visit attraction whether you’re an art lover or not. Drawing in scores of residents and visitors alike, the venue simply called ToDA features some of the world’s most […]
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The airline expects more than 200,000 passengers arriving into Dubai during the Christmas period… In anticipation of another busy travel period over Christmas and New Year, Emirates have issued a warning to passengers travelling through Dubai International Airport (DXB) in the next few weeks. Passengers have been told to allow extra time in their journeys, […]
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Dubai Blog Credit: Unsplash Dubai is now one of the world’s premier golfing destinations with many world-class courses catering to locals as well as expats. Indeed, the world’s most talented golf course designers have all played their part in turning Dubai into one of the most sought after golfing destinations in not only the Middle […]Continue Reading
Registration is now open for the January event… The brilliant Jack Whitehall is heading to Dubai early next year. The British comedian is slated to headline at the Dubai World Trade Centre on Thursday January 14, as part of the Dubai Shopping Festival. Produced by GME Events, Jack will bring his Stood Up tour show […]
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Is this Dubai’s most luxurious beach club? Dubai’s seven-star hotel reopened with a brand new venue in October. Sal is Burj Al Arab’s new beach club, replacing The Terrace and Scape. Under the shadow of the coveted sail-shaped hotel, the large beach club is split up with two large pools and a man-made beach. Guests […]
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And they can be enjoyed by the whole family! The Dubai Fountain at Downtown Dubai attracts scores of people for being one of the world’s largest choreographed fountain system. But now, you have four more reasons to visit the family-friendly destination. Emaar Entertainment has launched The Dubai Fountain Water Experiences at its brand new extension […]
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Living with our heads in the clouds… Nothing heralds the change of seasons in the UAE more than the frequent outbursts of fog. From cloud-piercing skyscrapers to full-on white-outs, here are some of our favourite photos of the recent fogs in Dubai. City in the sky View this post on Instagram A post […]
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First tastes of The Nine brunch, first sips at Taiko bar, yoga, an overnight stay, and a bloomin’ beautiful brekkie… Every month or so, What’s On picks one lucky hotel to host a glorious weekend, celebrating everything the hotel has to offer the lovely residents of the UAE: good food, good drinks, and a damn […]
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Dubai Blog Credit: Unsplash Playing online casino games will not only be enjoyable, but it can also be very lucrative. After all, we speak from our own experience when we say that we have already managed to win cash prizes at several online gambling sites. If we look at online gambling on the internet, we see […]Continue Reading
Check out our handy guide to the latest movie releases coming out this week… Calling all movie buffs! Thrillers and plenty of horror flicks are being screened at the cinemas this week. Here’s a handy guide just for you. You’re welcome. Monster Hunter A portal transports Lieutenant Artemis and an elite unit of soldiers […]
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The brr-illiant experience is only available until the end of February… Love heading to the movie theatre in your leisure time? How would you like to watch the story unfold on the big screen wrapped up in a cosy blanket while out in the snow? No, no plane ticket to the Arctic needed – all […]
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The Dubai Shopping Festival has announced that leading UK comedian Jack Whitehall will perform in the UAE as part of the Dubai Shopping Festival… Huge news for comedy fans, as the brilliant Jack Whitehall is slated to headline at the Dubai World Trade Centre on Thursday January 14. Produced by GME Events, Jack will bring his […]
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This is the perfect way to end the long weekend… Pull out your stretchy pants. Reform Social & Grill is hosting a moveable feast on Saturday December 5, as 15 of the city’s top chefs come together for an exclusive cookoff. Following the launch of The Best Of Dubai: A Dining Experience, by Flavel Monteiro, […]
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John Cleese on grumpy old man triggers, deathbed humour and the state of comedy today… British national treasure John Cleese is currently in Dubai, working with Motivate Media Group’s newly created talent and training divisions. We first spoke with the comic great back in 2013, when he told us about tall-people problems, his dislike of […]
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Family-friendly adventures, Christmas Day feasts, gift guides, NYE parties, and much more… It’s been one heck of a year. One full of Zoom calls, virtual pub quizzes, meltdowns and masks. Don’t tell anyone, but I actually really missed the office, and all the banter that goes with it. Honestly, a day without hearing our man […]
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A trio of exciting Christmas day dinners and staycation deals… Feel like getting away for a bit this Christmas? You can. Why not book yourself in for a Christmas Day staycation that will give you all of those festive feels without having to lift a finger? Check out these great Christmas Day staycations in Dubai […]
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Dubai Blog Credit: Zaib Azhar / Pexels Dubai has plenty of hotels and resorts with mind-boggling architecture and chic interiors. Patrons can also enjoy a luxurious experience at the hotels, as they have redefined their standards of health and safety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s a quick preview of the top hotels in Dubai. […]Continue Reading
Dubai Blog Credit: Pixabay Dubai is known for being a business hub, but what’s more surprising is that only 20% of the UAE population is made up of Emiratis. With low taxes, high salaries and a large supply of housing, Dubai sees over 200,000 new migrants each year from all around the world, having over […]Continue Reading
Dubai Blog Stretched Limousine. Credit: Pixabay Dubai being a topmost tourist destination and a business hub attracts millions of visitors and commercial travelers to the UAE. No matter whether you are going on a family vacation, friends trip, or on a business project, hiring a limo service from any professional Rent A Car Dubai will […]Continue Reading
Dubai Blog Credit: Unsplash Just five decades ago, Dubai was a small port in the middle of the desert. Until the oil discovery in 1966, much of the Gulf was desert but many countries in the Gulf completely changed after the oil discover. Now, Dubai is one of the most popular tourist destinations globally. In […]Continue Reading
My wife and I have been loyal customers of The Entertainer Dubai App for 7 years now. This has been a very helpful ‘hack’ for us as we go out to eat in restaurants or try various activities in Dubai. It saves us money because the Buy One Get One deals available. Just recently, The […]
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Dubai Blog Downtown Dubai. Credit: Pxfuel If you have been engaged in the world of online gambling for a while, you definitely have noticed that nothing iconic has escaped the fate of being transformed into a slot machine. Everything from movies, TV series, rock stars, legends, celebrities are now the themes of gambling games. If […]Continue Reading
Dubai Blog A woman practicing yoga outside as one of the safe ways to stay fit in Dubai. Credit: Pixabay Due to the ongoing coronavirus, the entire world is taking precautionary measures to deal with the uncontrollable spreading. And it has been lasting for a while already. Since this affects our lives, it’s forcing us […]Continue Reading
Dubai Blog Dubai Downtown, Credit: Maxpixel Are you thinking about making a trip to Dubai soon? With the city opened to tourists, it’s best to stay safe and protected. Here are a few things that you can expect during your visit to Dubai. Mask rules With the reopening of resorts and other public places, tourists […]Continue Reading
We had a wonderful Japanese dinner at Kimura-Ya in Business Bay. Located at the lobby level of The Oberoi Hotel, Kimura-ya is an acclaimed restaurant chain that has over 200 outlets across Japan. This is the first time that it branched out in the UAE. The menu is designed by Japanese Chef Kohei Kobayashi and […]
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There are plenty of great places to visit when you’re in Dubai. Aside from the awesome architectural design of most establishments in the emirate particularly the towering presence of the Burj Khalifa, the Burj Al Arab, the Dubai Frame, and many others, there’s also the Dubai Global Village, which hosts lots of fun and exciting […]
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We celebrated a friend’s birthday at Shabestan in Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek. Shabestan is an authentic Persian restaurant which has been around since 1984! Given its history and how it’s tried and tested through time, this establishment is must-visit for any foodie. This is not our first time dining in the first 5-star hotel […]
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We had the opportunity to dine in Dubai’s only revolving restaurant, Al Dawaar, on a Wednesday. Located on the 25th floor (rooftop floor) of Hyatt Regency Dubai, Al Dawaar offers an international menu, live kitchen, and the unique experience of dining while the restaurant floor moves slowly so you can enjoy a 360 degree view […]
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Dubai Blog Terminal Dubai Airport International. Credit: Maxpixel Dubai is an international traveller’s paradise, with incredible sights and awe-inspiring natural wonders. The Emirati city is welcoming travellers back after a brief hiatus to restrain the spread of the coronavirus. While flying to the city anytime in near future, here are a few things that you […]Continue Reading
If you’re looking for a new place to enjoy great food, have fun, or simply hang out — head to Food Central at City Centre Deira. As part of the mall’s East Court renovation, this two-storey food hall offers plenty of dining options, along with fun and leisure activities. Food Central is the latest addition […]
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We had a relaxing staycation in Ajman Hotel by Blazon Hotels on a weekday. I booked an All-inclusive package which allowed us to enjoy the facilities of this five-star resort. Ajman Hotel is located on the far end of Ajman Corniche and this resort features a 400-meter private beach which is the biggest private beach […]
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Dubai is one of the most exciting cities in the 21st century. It’s one of the fastest-growing cities in the last 30 years, and there seem to be no signs of slowing down. The city’s labor needs are increasing to sustain this kind of growth. At the same time, Dubai has a diverse economy with […]
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Dubai Blog Shawarma, Credit: Pxhere The magic of Dubai’s cuisine with its blend of Iranian, Arabic, and Lebanese will leave you yearning for more. When you think of popular foods to try in Dubai, you will be spoilt for choice. Most dishes represent the tradition and are gastronomical delights. Here are some delicious must-try foods […]Continue Reading
Dubai Blog Credit: Unsplash Dubai has grown into one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations in recent years. This is despite the fact the United Arab Emirates has some rules that first-time visitors to Dubai might find to be a little different to what they are used to at home. Dubai operating under Islamic law […]Continue Reading
Dubai Blog Credit: Unsplash The COVID-19 pandemic had frozen all the movements around the world, and Dubai was no different. The city has recently reopened tourism, and finally, wanderlusts can enjoy travelling with the new measures of contactless thermometers, face masks, and hand sanitizers. Dubai is extremely hot from June to September. In light of […]Continue Reading
Today we are going to interview Fernando Angulo, Head of International Partnerships, SEMrush. He has […]
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This cool rooftop bar is one to keep your eye on… Walking into La Mezcaleria at The Oberoi in Business Bay is a strange sensation. You zoom up to the 27th floor in a lift and walk into the bar and you feel like you’re inside. But then, seconds later, you get a whiff of […]
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A celebrity haunt from the Big Apple lands in Dubai, but has it bitten off more than it can chew? For 35 years, fashionistas and A-listers have been rubbing shoulders inside the elegantly tropical New York hotspot, where banquette seating, wallpaper with palm fronds and dim lighting combine to recreate colonial Hanoi. It makes sense […]
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Stunning architecture and state-of-the-art features and facilities await at this luxury new hotel… After many months of anticipation, the first stunning ME by Meliá hotel in the Middle East is officially throwing open its doors on Sunday, March 1, and there’s a lot to look forward to. We can’t metaphorically take you inside the hotel […]
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Get ready for delicious food, tons of entertainment and some seriously funky cocktails… Lock, Stock & Barrel has long-established itself in Dubai as one of the city’s unwaveringly favoured sports and party bar brands and now there’s even more reason to go, as the LSB JBR branch is launching a brand new Friday brunch. Jovially […]
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It’s never too late to brunch… Waking up in the morning especially on the weekend can be a drag. Thankfully, however, there are several brunches around Abu Dhabi that only start post 6pm. Here’s our top pick of evening brunches to try in the capital over the weekend… Thursday Bistro Start the weekend as you […]
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A hot new restaurant opens in the capital… Relax@12 at Aloft Abu Dhabi has gone. Long live Brick Rooftop Kitchen & Bar. What a transformation, too. Gone are the purple-hued lights and table orbs, now replaced with an upscale-earthy décor. Think climbing green vines, wood and brick. Real candles burn in lanterns on each table […]
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Well, Dubai you’ve done it again… Dubai is no stranger to a Guinness World Record, having the accolade of ‘world’s tallest building’ and ‘largest building in the shape of a picture frame’ (to name a few) under it’s belt. And now they’ve only gone and won another one. The 3D-printed building located at Emirates Towers […]
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Sponsored: BRIX Dessert Bar offers a unique dining experience that’s all about the flavour… Most of us can agree that desserts are the best part of a meal, right? Well now you don’t have to wait through different courses – just jump straight to the best bit. BRIX Dessert Bar, sister restaurant to the ever-popular […]
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There is literally SO much happening in Dubai in March… With the start of March approaching, we bid farewell to cooler weather and say hello to copious outdoor food and drink festivals, cool performances and some of the biggest annual sporting events and exhibitions of the year. We’re not going to lie, we’re excited. Here’s […]
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From free brunches for birthday people to some ’29’ themed discounts and prices… A lot of things can happen when the leap year’s extra day, February 29 comes around (it happens every four years, in case you didn’t know). Girls having the go ahead to propose to a guy or, you know, those people who […]
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Rustic atmosphere + home comforts + nature + dogs = best holiday ever Your dog is your best buddy, and the bond between you two only strengthens when you take adventures together. Sadly, unless you’re up for camping, the options for weekend adventures in the Emirates are slim. Family staycations very rarely permit four-legged friends […]
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And you can win exclusive tickets to the VIP launch party… A new concept created by fun-for-all-ages adventure park BOUNCE is coming to Dubai Festival City Mall on Thursday March 12. BOUNCE-X will be the world’s first ‘freestyle terrain park’, complete with two storeys of trampolines, parkour elements and ninja courses. The 5,000 square metre […]
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It’s not just the bass that’s dropping at ULTRA Abu Dhabi… Ultra Abu Dhabi is the dance music festival ready to take on the capital next month. And What’s On has also secured you a 20 per cent promo code that’ll drop the cost of the two-day ticket by over Dhs100. All you need to […]
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This Friday brunch is breaking the mould, with all-day beach access and a late-afternoon seating… Dubai brunches are an institution (and believe us, we’ve done our fair share), with a pretty solid Friday format that follows a 12pm to 4pm(ish) time frame, inclusive of unlimited drinks, food and entertainment. So, we were considerably excited to […]
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One child goes free with the purchase of every adult ticket… The cooler Dubai weather has finally started to give way to the constant sunshine and perfect temperatures, meaning we’re approaching one of the nicest times of the year in Dubai. This means loads more fun outdoor activities for the whole family and what can […]
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We’ve 10 pro tips to give your Abu Dhabi weekend some real flavour… Get stuck into the capital’s top festivals, food challenges, fitness events, spectating opportunities and dance-floor carve-ups happening this weekend… Thursday February 27 Take on a mighty food challenge at Hoi An Some heroes wear capes. Some just tuck a napkin into their […]
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The new ‘Dubai Heart’ proposal includes record-breaking attractions… Living in Dubai, we’re no stranger to vast, grand and often slightly mind-boggling architecture, and new plans have now been proposed for a stunning heart-shaped Dubai entertainment destination at Dubai’s Jumeirah beach. If passed, the breathtaking ‘Dubai Heart’ will include a potentially record-breaking climbing wall, colossal water […]
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For Dhs199 enjoy a 30-minute treatment, two glasses of sparkling wine and more… In need of a little rest and relaxation this weekend? Well, we think we have just the thing for you, as the luxurious Waldorf Astoria DIFC Spa has launched an unbelievable new ladies’ spa deal, and it’s just Dhs199. Every Saturday from […]
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Go on, treat yourself… We know how it is, when the weekend comes after a long week at work, all you want to do is place yourself horizontal next to a sparkling pristine pool. With the weather beginning to warm up a little, it’s a great time to start getting back to some of the […]
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These new eco glamping domes in Abu Dhabi could offer stunning ‘Maldivian’ staycation views on Saadiyat Island… Tucked away on Jubail island, just a short distance from Jubail Mangrove Park there are a series of luxury glamping domes. The project codenamed Jubail North isn’t finished yet, but we were able to snatch a sneaky preview. […]
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