Dubai is a very tolerant and welcoming place for foreigners where expats are free to follow their own religions; but at the same time the rich history of the Emirate also provides a culture deeply rooted in Islamic traditions.
Expat Echo Dubai has put together a directory of places of worship for the more spiritually minded expat.
* We have excluded mosques, as they are quite easy to find within every community.
With Dubai being the multi-cultural hub that it is, it is no surprise that there is a wide variety of activities for expats to participate in. What do you like to do with your down time? What relaxes you and takes your mind off every day life… a hobby! Which particular hobby are you enthusiastic about and want to take part in? Read more
GPP2014 annual event is the region’s biggest & only photography festival bringing the world’s best photographers and instructors to Dubai to share their knowledge and experience with the Middle East and Africa’s professional and amateur photography community.
More than just workshops!
Alongside the awesome workshops at GPP2014 will be lots of other special events and activities (many of which are completely free of charge). Check the GPP 2014 website for a full listing including these two fun events: Read more
This weekend sees the start of half-term holidays for many schools in Dubai. This may mean holidays for some families but for many, parents will be working. Again, this raises the question of how to keep the kids busy? Fortunately many activity companies run holiday camps to engage and keep the children active while having great fun. Here is a list of some of the activities available around town next week. Read more
2014 is well under way and most of those New Year resolutions of keeping fit and healthy have probably already drifted to the back of your mind. If you aimed to kick start 2014 with a new healthy life style but didn’t quite manage to get things off the ground we may just have the answer for you!
DuDive springboard and high board diving club, operating at Hamdan Sports Complex, offers adult diving lessons for beginner’s right through to experienced ex-athletes.
Diving offers an all round body workout with numerous benefits: Read more