Weekend Breaks in Dubai

Dubai is not known as one of the premier holiday destinations in the world without good reason. The government of the UAE has pulled out all the stops to ensure …

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Househunting in Dubai

Moving to a new country and setting up house can be very challenging and this is especially true if you are trying to find accommodation for a family. Some companies …

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Food in Dubai

While most countries like to boast about their specific cuisine, The UAE has little to say on the subject. This is hardly surprising when you consider that before the extraction …

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Health Insurance in Dubai

Health insurance is essential for you and your family if you are working in Dubai. Anyone working in Dubai should have some form of health coverage. Currently, however, there is …

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Banking in Dubai

Opening and operating a bank account in Dubai, or for that matter, any other Emirate of the United Arab Emirates is not really all that different from opening a bank …

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Schools in Dubai

Private schooling is the only option you have in the UAE and it can be expensive. At time of writing the most expensive was GEMS Academy at AED 53-92K. This …

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Moving to Dubai

Moving to Dubai can be both exciting and stressful. The more you prepare the easier the transition will be. If you are moving to Dubai with children, this preparation is …

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Living in Dubai

This overview on living in Dubai provides introductory information on housing, tax, health, education, transport, and bureaucracy. In Dubai, your home is not so much your castle as your mini-palace. …

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Dubai’s Gold Souks

Dubai‚Äôs reputation as a centre of commerce was well established by the late 19th century with its souks attracting traders from all around the world. Of the seven emirates that …

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Shopping in Dubai

Dubai enjoys a great reputation for shopping. It boasts many fantastic malls, numerous souks and traditional markets, and the legendary Dubai Duty Free at the airport. The intense summer heat …

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