This School in Sharjah Just Broke a Guinness World Record

This School in Sharjah Just Broke a Guinness World Record

Another day, another chance for the UAE to break world records — only this time, it’s not Dubai.     Sharjah’s India International School reigned supreme when its students broke the Guinness World Record for creating the largest human image of a boat.       4,882 students, wearing the colors of the UAE National flag, participated […]

Egypt Recovers Over 300 Stolen Antiques from the UAE

Egypt Recovers Over 300 Stolen Antiques from the UAE

  Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have seized over 354 archaeological artifacts and have returned them back to Egypt. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi, the ruler of Sharjah had ordered that the pieces be returned to Egypt safely after local police captured them.   The Egyptian Antiquities Minister Khaled El-Enany inspected all the pieces […]

The World’s 3rd Largest Book Fair Is Coming to the Middle East, and It’s Open to Everyone

The World’s 3rd Largest Book Fair Is Coming to the Middle East, and It’s Open to Everyone

Bookworms in Sharjah, rejoice! The city is set to welcome the world’s third largest book fair on November 11, according to Gulf News.     With over 1.5 million books from 1,650 publishers across 60 countries, the fair is held under the patronage of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, who is […]

These Beautiful Pictures of Diwali in the UAE Will Make You Want to Be Part of the Celebrations Tonight

These Beautiful Pictures of Diwali in the UAE Will Make You Want to Be Part of the Celebrations Tonight

by Sarah Mostafa

The biggest and brightest of celebrations is happening tonight in the UAE as the Indian festival of Diwali gets ready to light up the streets.   Diwali, AKA the festival of lights, falls on a different date each year, depending on the position of the moon. It signifies the victory of light over darkness and […]

10 Delicious Indian Recipes That Are Not Chicken Tikka Masala

10 Delicious Indian Recipes That Are Not Chicken Tikka Masala

Stop ordering takeouts and start tackling Indian food with these simple recipes for flavorful curries, samosas, and more. Oh, and just so you know, there’s a lot more to life than chicken tikka masala.     This pakora and bhaji recipe that will make your heart sing      Click here for recipe.     These […]

4 Must-Try Items on Any Dubai Food Bucket List

4 Must-Try Items on Any Dubai Food Bucket List

by Nichole Miranda

Dubai has the entire map of the world tucked in between its little nooks and crannies. If meandering around dark alleys in old Dubai is always on your weekend agenda, you’ve probably inhaled fragrances from every corner of the world. Whether you’re making out with a doner kebab after a pub crawl or are getting […]

Everything You Need to Know About the New Excise Tax in the UAE

Everything You Need to Know About the New Excise Tax in the UAE

Yesterday marked the day when the sin tax (AKA excise tax) was put into effect in the UAE. Earlier this year, it was announced that it will be applied to items that are believed to be harmful for one’s health — in order to build a healthier environment and increase the state’s income.     […]

This Is Where You’ll Probably Be Spending UAE National Day This Year

This Is Where You’ll Probably Be Spending UAE National Day This Year

by Marwa Khalifa

In case you haven’t heard, there are rumors that Dubai Safari is opening quite soon. If you don’t know what exactly that is, well, it is a wildlife project that costs around AED1 billion, and is meant to be home to over 3,500 animals.     The opening of this project has been postponed several […]

Dubai Plans to Build a Floating Replica of Venice

Dubai Plans to Build a Floating Replica of Venice

by Nadine Arab

The interconnected canals of beautiful Italian Venezia are coming to the Middle East. The UAE has unveiled its plans for a future project, The Floating Venice, which is basically going to be a replica of the Italian city.     The Venetian vision meets the concept of underwater tourism, in which the artificial group of […]

These ’90s Pop Legends Are Coming to Dubai This November

These ’90s Pop Legends Are Coming to Dubai This November

  Okay so, you and me can now ride on a star, if you stay with me girl, we can rule the world. For real though, we can all rule the world on November 30 in Dubai because ’90s British pop band, Take That, are coming!   The pop legends — that now include Gary […]

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