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Dubai offers an extensive horizon of things to do, see, experience and learn. It is surrounded by mysterious deserts, sand dunes and the stunning Hajar Mountains. It is divided by the Creek which is essentially an inlet from the gulf splitting the commercial center of Dubai in two. Within the city you’ll find amazing beach resorts, incredibly high tech buildings all side by side with old traditional houses and mosques.

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Eid-Mubarak-wallpapers-650x500Things to do in Dubai this Eid

Concerts, Circus Acts, Fireworks: Eid Extravaganza

Sneak a peek into Dubai’s Eid Al Fitr extravaganza and it just may be advisable to slip into those comfy shoes for the 72-hours of planned festivities.

Star-studded concerts, live entertainment acts and, of course, everyone’s favourite fireworks display will tee off the loaded calendar of events organised by the Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment. Read more

yoga 150x150Are you staying in Dubai this summer but feel like you need a mini break? How about trying a yoga retreat.

Yoga Instructor and Nutritionist Suzanne Cork is holding a Summer Recharge Yoga Retreat taking place just a 40 minute drive from the centre of Dubai at the ultra-luxurious Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa.
A 3 day, 2-night retreat starting on Thursday, 6 August (6pm) and concluding on Saturday, 8 August (midday). Daily meditation and yoga classes will be offered in a way to relax, stimulate, and help you grow in your own personal practice. The focus this weekend will be on using the heat to assist with deep restorative opening of the body, perfect for athletes with tight muscles or those who have been sitting at a desk for too long! Classes are open to all levels, beginner to practiced. Read more

&MaxW=640&imageVersion=default&AR-150419403Bike enthusiasts on Wednesday welcomed plans for a 21-kilometre track in Dubai as the ideal way to encourage more people to the sport.

The Dh32 million track will connect with the existing cycle path at Seih Assalam.

It runs beside Al Qudra Road to Emirates Road, passing near Global Village and the Hamdan Sports Complex, and on to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road before heading to the green Al Barari community. Read more

As school breaks up for spring break and all you hear in the playground as you pick up your children is the exotic holidays your friends are about to embark on don’t be left feeling too depressed as this time of year is the best to be in UAE  –  the weather is perfect! Warm enough to swim in the sea with gorgeous cool evenings to sit outside and have a BBQ. Take advantage of it as it won’t be here for long. Read more

bubble-soccer-logoJoin the Bubble Revolution!

Are you looking for an original activity for your kids party, office team building or just a good day out? Bubble Soccer maybe just what you are looking for.

Bubble Soccer is a twist on the traditional game of soccer, where you will find yourself bouncing off each other and smashing into one another.  Bubble soccer  combines fun with fitness to create a unique Bubble Kids experience. The children can play a wide variety of games and they have small bubbles to suit ages 8 through to teens. Bubble Kids offers something completely different for children with 100% fun guaranteed. Various games include Bubble Football, Bubble Battle & Bubble Tag. Read more

discount-sites-in-dubaiEven before you move to Dubai most people will know that this is an expensive city especially when it comes to entertainment.

However, deals are a plenty in Dubai and there are many ways of making your Dirham go that little bit further so we asked our readers what their favourite discount sites, voucher books & discount cards were.

If your New Years resolution for 2015 was to save, start by downloading some of these apps or filling your wallet with these discount cards. Read more

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