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May Doukanish


May aka Douky is very passionate about children. She believes that all children should be happy. She enjoys reading, yoga and getting lost in the desert. She moved to Dubai 4 years ago and since then has been blinded by the city lights. May is constantly looking for a higher cause to fulfill her life and enjoys life's simplest pleasures. She dreams of living in Ras Shittan

10 Activities for Outdoor Lovers in Dubai

10 Activities for Outdoor Lovers in Dubai

While most of the region suffers from extreme cold weather, Dubai’s winter is the season where residents and visitors are best able to enjoy nature. While most people know of Dubai as a shopping capital and unstoppable party scene, the city has much to offer for outdoors-lovers. Here’s a list:   1. Freshly Ground Sounds: […]

6 Recreational Excuses to Breastfeed

6 Recreational Excuses to Breastfeed

As moms-to-be welcome 2014 with anticipation for their newborn, the Federal National Council in UAE has added a clause to the new Child Protection Law. The clause basically enforces mothers to breastfeed their children for two years. There has been much controversy about implementation of the law, as mothers say it should be a personal […]

Ethiopians Sweep Dubai Marathon

Ethiopians Sweep Dubai Marathon

Dubai held its annual marathon today, Jan. 24. With over 20,000 runners, all of the races started and ended in the shadows of the iconic Burj Al Arab on Umm Suqeim Road opposite the Madinat Jumeirah. The races were divided into three categories: 43km marathon, 10km road race and a 3km fun run. For the […]

5 Must-Haves for a Teacher in the Middle East

5 Must-Haves for a Teacher in the Middle East

“Ohhh, you’re a teacher! Ya ba7’tik you get three months in the summer.” That’s the first thing people say whenever I introduce myself for the first time. Of course, the grass is always greener on the other side. Rarely do people acknowledge the turmoil we face with children over the course of the school day. […]