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As the temperatures heat up to near 50 degrees, many expats in Dubai will be spending their time ‘spring cleaning’, or organizing their ‘stuff’ for leaving or the brave may still be hitting the beach, but spare a thought for the labourers who, on their one day off, have been warned by authorities to only go to the beaches if dressed appropriately ie swimming shorts. Read more

Denise McGinty dubai expatThis week’s Into-yous features Scottish expat Denise McGinty.

Tell us a little about yourself
I have been living in Dubai for the past 14 years. I run 3 companies as General Manager, including Housekeeping Co, and enjoy my life here very much. I originally come from Edinburgh, Scotland, and really miss my culture and weather sometimes!!! Read more

This weekend marks 60 years of The Queen’s reign of the United Kingdom (UK) and the Commonwealth, and so all around the UK and much of the world, people will be unfurling the Union Jack bunting and celebrating.

Never to be one to miss out on a party, expats in Dubai can join in with all the pomp and ceremony and celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee right here in Dubai.

Many famous Friday Brunches will be transformed into ‘Street Parties’ with buffets flowing with British favourites, fun entertainment for the kids, ‘best hat’ competitions, along with some Queen lookalikes… All events promising to make this a weekend to remember. Read more

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