The Dubai Marina is a mini canal city often referred to as “new Dubai”. Dubai Marina is a canal city carved along a 3 kilometer stretch of the Persian Gulf shoreline. The community accommodates more than 120,000 people within its residential towers and townhouses. The community which includes over 50 residential towers offers residents a cosmopolitan and free spirited lifestyle. This man-made marina is strategically located near Interchange 5 on Sheikh Zayed Road close to Dubai’s well-known landmarks like the Dubai Internet City, The American University of Dubai and the Emirates Golf Club. Yearly rent ranges from the low end at AED 70,000 for a studio apartment to AED 470,000+ for a larger 4+ penthouse. Read more
More than 10,000 British citizens relocate to Dubai every year and many of these are families. For those seeking the right school in the UK to provide their child with an education to equip them for university as well as to find a job, plus a true sense of their own identity, travelling to and from the UK to research potential schools can be expensive and time-consuming.
On 2nd & 3rd May twenty-five leading British schools, including Malborough, Bedales, Wellington College, Merchiston Castle & Strathallan School have been invited to exhibit at the Show, which will take place at Sheraton Hotel, Mall of Emirates. Read more
This is a big week for the English Community here in Dubai as they prepare to celebrate St George’s Day.
The Dubai St George’s Society is a focal point for the English community in Dubai and the Northern Emirates and organises a series of cultural, social and charity events throughout the year with this week being no exception.
Thursday 24th April will witness The Rifles’ Band perform some big band sounds and also recreate the atmosphere found at the famous Albert Hall during the Proms right here in Dubai at Dubai College with some Proms Singing (flags included!). Read more
This time of year school kids can be heard talking about who’s staying and who’s going, the annual summer turnover of international kids. These are the lucky ones, the ones whose parents organisations have relatively efficient succession planning.
Then there are the other expat partners, you can spot them easily, the ones with the worried pinched faces, the ones who dread the question; “and so have you heard yet?” Why? Because the million dollar question is still unanswered, “where in the world will it be?
These are the unfortunates of expat land, the ones who find themselves now residing in “limbo land”.
And believe me this is not where you want to be. Read more
On April 24th last year, 1133 people were killed when the Rana Plaza factory complex collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Many more were injured. Today, people are still suffering as a direct result of our fashion supply chain.
Fashion Revolution Day says enough is enough.
On this first anniversary of the Rana Plaza disaster, we’ll start by remembering its victims and raising awareness of the fashion industry’s biggest challenges. But because we want fashion to be a force for good, we’ll also be celebrating fashion and spreading excitement about the power it has to make big change happen fast. Read more