Dubai Living

From African Talking Drums To The Steel Pans

The steel pan originated from Trinidad and Tobago, and is used in almost all of the Caribbean countries. Being African descendants, the steelpans were a staple in the lives of Trinidadians in the 1800s. They were used as a form of communication across the island....

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Art Dubai 2015- Setting the Standard

Since the 2015 Art Dubai festival unveiled on Thursday the atmosphere around the urban art world has been pulsating. It’s not just emerging artists that have been looking forward to showcasing their talent but some of Africa’s long established creatives.   From...

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Marvellous March!

The cooler months are fast coming to an end, but the weather this month is indeed splendid! For those of you planning a Dubai wedding, there is still some time left before we welcome the summer and so we present the first in our series for prepping for your Dubai...

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Fabulous February!..Valentine weekend in Dubai

Fabulous February! - Valentine’s weekend in Dubai.   As an expat living in the wonderfully vibrant city of Dubai, you’re sure to have discovered a number of hidden gems in the city that have caused your eyes to stretch and your jaw to drop in awe. Far from being...

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General Questions about Dubai

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Bob Marley. A legend remembered.

    This year, the fans of Bob Marley celebrate the 70th anniversary of his birth (February 6th). Marley was aged 36 when he died from cancer in 1981. The movie Marley  brings to light the life, music and legacy of the Jamaican reggae legend.  It captures...

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We are Reading….

      Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.   A mix of culture and romance, Americanah tells the story of childhood sweethearts who leave Nigeria to seek a new life in America and the United Kingdom. It also chronicles the intricacies present in...

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Our first Jewel!-Modupe Omonze of Runway Dubai.

Modupe Omonze is from Lagos Nigeria, and she has been in the fashion industry for 10 years. Modupe has lived in several Countries before finally choosing to settle in Dubai with her family. She is one of the founding members of Runway Dubai; a fashion agency based in...

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Saga Shopping Mall

Skip the recurring shops in the better known malls, for a place that reminds you once again that you are in the Middle East. An offshoot of U.A.E Cottage Industries, Saga Emporium displays beautiful handmade items from the four corners of the Globe. Here you can find...

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Dubai in 7 days series.

In between mall hopping (and the numerous activities found within the malls), these are other activities we recommend to make your stay memorable in Dubai. Day One. Visit the Sheikh Mohammed Centre for Cultural Understanding. (SMCCU) Best to book especially if you are...

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No resisting the charms of St. Lucia

If you have ever wondered about some other worldly place, listless, temperate and timeless, of the constant need to peer through shimmering heat haze to view white sandy beaches and vistas of a turquoise sea beyond? Then perhaps any Caribbean island would do, but few...

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