Summer has arrived! Unlike life in other countries this doesn’t mean heading to the great outdoors to stay fit, in fact it means just the opposite – Dubai residents seek out the coolness of Dubai Gyms in the summer months to enable them to stay fit and healthy.
To make things easier for you Expat Echo Dubai have compiled a Gym Directory. In addition to the gyms listed below, don’t forget that many of the big hotels around town also have gyms that the public are able to use. No more excuses, choose a gym near you and get moving… Read more
At this time of year, the weather is perfect and residents tend to spend more time outside enjoying the gorgeous weather but unfortunately this also brings it problems for your skin. Here’s some tips from a specialist on how to protect and take care of your, and especially your kids skin.
This near perfect weather makes you want to be at the pool and on the beach even more than usual. This spring, make sure you and your loved ones are protected from the harsh United Arab Emirates (UAE) sun. Dr. Radmila Lukian from the Dubai London Specialty hospital answers some important questions, things you’ll want know in order to protect yourself and your kids. Read more
When you move to Dubai one of the most pleasant surprises to greet most new expats is how lovely the beaches are. Miles and miles of golden white sand and apart from the weekend they are practically empty. Thanks to the Dubai Municipality they are regularly cleaned and the water is crystal clear.
The main downside to the beach is come May it is just too hot to enjoy them and even the ocean is like stepping into a luke warm bath. However, from mid-October through to May they are well worth a regular visit. The best bit is they are FREE so what are you waiting for throw a beach chair, and cooler into the back of the car and off you go! Expat Echo Dubai explains where all these beaches are. Read more
Dentists in Dubai are plentiful. Just take a drive along Jumeirah Beach Road and you will witness building after building with sign boards advertising clinics with dentists, and orthodontists. The best way of finding a dentist in this town is by recommendation from friends and work colleagues. Prices vary a lot so it is best to shop around. The most expensive is not necessarily the best it may just be that they are having to pay very high rents for their location.
Fortunately, as Dubai is such a cosmopolitan city it attracts Dentists from all around the world bringing in expertise and new techniques so no resident in Dubai need have bad teeth.
We have put together a list of some of the dentists in town that have been recommended to us! Read more
MBLM launches new mobile web app for I Drink Local Campaign. Technology enabling participation.
Recognising mobility as one of the key attributes of modern consumers, MBLM have developed a new mobile application to support the I Drink Local Campaign and enable UAE residents to participate, whereverthey are.
I Drink Local supports the supply of local water and encourages consumer choice. Jae Hwang, Partner at MBLM, said, “We’ve been getting a lot of favorable feedback from the local community and we’re very proud to have made such a big splash with not only the campaign but the website as well. Many people are logging in and tagging locations so we wanted to go a step further and allow users to tag restaurants and coffee shops from the convenience of their own smart phones and tablets.” Read more
Raw juice experts, ESSENTIALLY, has hit the UAE with Hollywood’s latest detox trend. ESSENTIALLY offers a range of 100% natural, fresh, raw and organic juices for door-to-door delivery throughout Dubai.
The company comes as a saviour to countless Dubai residents where our fast-paced and often hectic lifestyles all too often result in a diet of highly processed fast food replacing a well-balanced, nutritious one. Juicing has become an ever-growing trend in major, cosmopolitan cities throughout the world and now here in Dubai, the community can benefit too with easy and convenient delivery of fresh, raw juices to their homes and offices. Read more