Storeleaks: The App That Will Change Dubai’s Eid Shopping Game

Storeleaks: The App That Will Change Dubai’s Eid Shopping Game

by Farah Andil

Whether you follow the latest fashion trends or you drag your feet every six months to buy a new pair of jeans, shopping is essential whether you’re a shopaholic or not. However, it requires a lot of time and energy to find the perfect item, especially during Eid when every store is crowded with shoppers […]

In the UAE, You Can Now Exchange Your Garbage for Food

In the UAE, You Can Now Exchange Your Garbage for Food

by Farah Andil

If you’re a Dubai resident, we have good news for you. You can now exchange your plastic bottles and aluminum cans, for bags filled with packaged food and juice.   Dubai Municipality’s Waste Management Department launched an initiative to raise awareness about recycling and waste reduction, and is rewarding those who participate. Under the slogan “Recover […]

English Stand-Up Comedian Eddie Izzard to Perform at DXBLaughs Festival

English Stand-Up Comedian Eddie Izzard to Perform at DXBLaughs Festival

  This is definitely sad news to wake up to as comedian Sean Lock has been forced to postpone his gig at Dubai World Trade Centre in April. It’s not all bad though because Eddie Izzard has stepped into the breach to ensure the city’s comedy appetite will be sated.   One of the world’s […]

Meat Dubai’s New Luxury Burger: Burg Khalifa

Meat Dubai’s New Luxury Burger: Burg Khalifa

  Another day of the week, another chance for Dubai to be, well, Dubai. A couple of weeks ago, we wrote about Dubai Food Festival and how excited we were about the fact that like minded people are going to hang out together and bond over what they love most: eating food.   Well, a […]

This Video by Dubai Airports Is What You Need to Get Ready for Christmas

This Video by Dubai Airports Is What You Need to Get Ready for Christmas

Whether you’re from South Australia or the North Pole, DXB has something for every global traveller! #festive #santaclaus #santavisit #airportlife #surprisevisit #airport #santasack #santapresent #dxb #happyholidays #seasonsgreetings #airportshopping #airportstyle #dubai #dubaiinternationalairport #unitedarabemirates #uae A video posted by Dubai Airports (@dubaiairports) on Dec 14, 2016 at 8:14am PST   ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and […]

Whale Shark Appears in Dubai Marina and Now Has Twitter Handle

Whale Shark Appears in Dubai Marina and Now Has Twitter Handle

  UAE residents were taken by surprise this afternoon when a whale shark found his way into the Dubai Marina. Within an hour, the whale shark also appeared on Twitter (@DXBMarinaShark) where he has transmitted some important messages to the human race:                 This isn’t the first time […]

Viral Visual: #MyDubai Now Has A Rap Video

Viral Visual: #MyDubai Now Has A Rap Video

With all the celeb love Dubai gets and New York magazine dubbing it the “fashion playground of the moment” (apparently, Ibitha is so last year), it was only a matter of time before the trendy Emirate got its own song and music video. Grammy-nominated artists Blaq Tuxedo have released a prototypical commercial rap anthem called […]

So Who’s in Town for NYE in DXB?

So Who’s in Town for NYE in DXB?

With all the glitz, glamour and record-breaking that happens during New Year’s Eve in Dubai, it’s not surprising that celebs fly over to join the party. The sunny December beach weather isn’t that bad either. So who’s in town for NYE in DXB? Selena Gomez, Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid just flew in with a […]

#100DaysofMyDubai – Day Six: 50 Shades of Sketchy Touring Al Mamzar

#100DaysofMyDubai – Day Six: 50 Shades of Sketchy Touring Al Mamzar

I’m sorry Dubai… this one isn’t nice. When you first arrive to Dubai, you are very much likely to stumble upon the word “Abra”. The Abra is a wooden ferry, a traditional means of transportation that is both affordable and spacious (maximum 8-10 people on average in one Abra). But for tourists, the Abra is […]

Food Review: Mistiqa, Wholesome Egyptian Cuisine in Dubai

Food Review: Mistiqa, Wholesome Egyptian Cuisine in Dubai

With all the food options in Dubai, you know one of the hardest things to find? Koshari. Actually, Egyptian food in general. If you’re craving the motherland’s cuisine, you pretty much only had a few options. That is until recently. A few months ago, Misitiqa opened it’s doors to the downtown boulevard with a delicious […]