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cycling-in-dubaiIf you are a cycling enthusiast living or relocating to Dubai you will be pleased to learn there are places to cycle in this city that are geared towards to cyclist rather than the large 4×4 vehicles that usually grace our roads.

Nad al Sheba Cycle Path

This has been built on the old camel track in Nad al Sheba with the spectacular back drop of Burj Khalifa and Downtown Dubai.  There is a choice of an 8km, 6km and 4km cycle loop all of which are flood-lit enabling cyclists to use the facility in the evening which is important when the weather heats up.  The track comes with services such as changing rooms, toilets, showers and lockers enabling you to pop down after work. Read more

ask louiseQuestionI have been living in Dubai for 5 months now. I work at the subsidiary of a Spanish company (which is where I am from) and I recently got married. My husband is coming in April to live with me in Dubai. He will look for a job and hopefully we can live here for a long time. I have some issues with immigration as I don´t really know how it would work for my husband. As my husband, can he live here without leaving and entering the country every month? Does he need a special visa to live here? Read more

The Dubai Welsh Society will once more be hosting the very popular St David’s Day Ball.  This year the event will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency on Friday 1st March with doors opening at 7.30pm.  The night will include a sumptuous 6 course Welsh Banquet, free bar until late, disco and great raffle prizes. Read more

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