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Step by step guide on using the metro in dubai.The Dubai Metro is one of the most advanced public transport system in the world operated by the Dubai Roads and Transport Authority. The system offers an inexpensive, safe, and convenient method of traveling to your destination, as well as, seeing sights around the city. Dubai’s Metro service has two lines–the Red Line runs along Sheikh Zayed Road from Jebel Ali to Rashidiya via Dubai International Airport, and the Green Line which runs from Al Qusais (Deira) and around the Creek.

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online_groceryMany expats moving to Dubai will be very familiar to on-line shopping not just for luxury products but for their daily groceries. Well known supermarkets such as Tesco and Wal-Mart have been doing it for years. These on-line shops supply most of the customers grocery daily needs and makes life just that bit easier.

Residents who live in areas such as Jumeirah have for years had the luxury of phoning up the local corner shop requesting they deliver the odd pint of milk or packet of cigarettes but the idea of ordering your whole weeks shopping on-line is something that has not been available to residents… until recently.  Now at a click of a button residents can now buy everything from milk and bread to fruits and veggies from online platforms

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canadian-flatCanadian passport holders will be granted entry to the UAE free of charge with their visit arrival stamp, the UAE Embassy in Ottawa said yesterday.

“No application in advance of travel is necessary and the Canadian passport will be stamped for 30 days on arrival.

The Canadian foreign affairs minister, John Baird, welcomed the announcement. Read more

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