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 […]

15 Young Adult Books Everyone Should Read, No Matter Their Age

15 Young Adult Books Everyone Should Read, No Matter Their Age

We live in the golden age of young-adult (commonly known as YA) literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of all ages. In the likes of Harry Potter and Hannah Baker, they’ve produced characters and conceits that have become the currency of our pop-culture discourse—and inspired some of our best […]

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 […]

VIDEO: Arab Parents Use Snapchat for the First Time and It’s Hilarious

VIDEO: Arab Parents Use Snapchat for the First Time and It’s Hilarious

We are the generation of avocados, Netflix, and obviously, Snapchat. The latter has taken over our lives in a much more serious way, however, with us humans not being able to go about our day without having to put a flower crown filter on ourselves.   MBC Masr decided to do the same thing but […]

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.     […]

Manzil Downtown Dubai: A Place to Call Home

Manzil Downtown Dubai: A Place to Call Home

Hotels, you either love them or you hate them, they often come off as being too big, too impressional and lacking soul. But that was then and this is now — and hoteliers have learned, going back to their roots of personal abodes, hence the boutique hotel. Millennials flock to them, business men feel at home, […]

UAE Petrol Prices Continue to Rise for the Third Month in a Row

UAE Petrol Prices Continue to Rise for the Third Month in a Row

The Ministry of Energy just announced a hike of more than 5% for both petrol and diesel, reflecting the global surge in crude oil prices, as reported by Khaleej Times.     The new domestic fuel prices, which will be the highest since September 2015, are effective from October 1. Price per litre of Super […]

Alburouj’s Clubside Residence: The Real Estate Game Changer

Alburouj’s Clubside Residence: The Real Estate Game Changer

Capital Group Properties (CGP) is at it again, releasing Alburouj’s Clubside Residence, a game changer that will win the real estate market in Egypt once more. Since its establishment in 2015, CGP has never failed to stun the market; by creating affordable, quality living solutions.     What makes Clubside Residence a game changer? It’s […]

These 5 Sectors in the UAE Are Hiring in Huge Numbers

These 5 Sectors in the UAE Are Hiring in Huge Numbers

According to a recent survey by KPMG, more than half of UAE’s CEOs are planning to increase their staff in the next three years. It was reported that around 56% of the CEOs announced that they’ll expand the number of employees by 5%. The remaining CEOs, however, said that they would only recruit between 6%-10% […]

Dubai Police Takes a Massive Stand Against Domestic Violence with Their Latest Initiative

Dubai Police Takes a Massive Stand Against Domestic Violence with Their Latest Initiative

by Marwa Khalifa

  Dubai just took an massive step in advancing the rights and protection of women and children with a new initiative against domestic violence.   Domestic violence is often ignored, but Dubai’s police force launched a new online portal that allows victims or witnesses of such incidents to report them immediately via a digital form. […]