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Speed Radars in the UAE: for Safety or Profit?

The UAE generates billions of dirhams in profit annually, and the profit increases significantly every year. It is either people…

The dark history behind how Sheikh Zayed became founder of the UAE

He may have been a great man, yes, but the history behind his rule is a dark one that not…

Is Burj Al Arab the world’s biggest christian cross?

The Burj Al Arab, a 7-star luxury hotel, is an iconic structure that is synonymous with the name Dubai. Having…

Why women in the UAE are so stuck up

By no means am I being sexist or offending women, I’m just discussing a very common phenomenon. Anyone who has…

How to spot a Wannabe Local (Wannabe Emirati)

There are two kinds of residents in the UAE. On one hand, the natives, more commonly called as “Locals”, who…

One of the UAE’s hidden gems: ‘Morattabat’

Doesn’t matter how good the food is in your country, you will always crave eating at a Morattabat (refreshments). Its…

The ‘bed space’ life of Dubai

We all need our own ‘space’, where we feel comfortable enough to be our self. If you have been living…

I am an NRI

As NRIs (Non-Resident Indians), we all go through different ventures – ups and downs – throughout our life. One of…

Expat dies in Saudi missile attack, am I next?

I’m sure you have heard about the incident where Yemeni rebels launched missiles aimed at Riyadh, that was intercepted by Saudi anti-missile systems and still…

“Is Dubai really soulless?”

I think Dubai is one of the best places to live on earth, but that doesn’t mean it’s perfect. I…

“For UAE Nationals”

I was filling up my car at an ADNOC petrol station and I spotted a big official recruitment poster which…

Is it really #MyDubai?

I see all sorts of Instagram and Facebook posts daily from Dubai expats using the hashtag #MyDubai. I’ve never used…
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