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Dubai Expat Interview – Pallavi Kumar

pavalThis week’s Into-yous features Indian expat Pallavi Kumar

Tell us a little about yourself:
Originally from India, I relocated from Singapore to Dubai in December 2012.  I have worked with different companies in the IT sector including Standard Chartered Bank.  I am now running a business www.tyche-cis.com.  Tyche CIS lets the customer hire any local services from our large network of licensed and reliable service providers.  The client receives multiple quotations from us and then hires the best service provider. There are no additional charges for this service and the customer receives a gift after every 10th order.  Also, we give  a platform to the service providers to grow their businesses through us.  We have a lot of clients for different services.  Find us on Facebook ”Tyche

When did you move to Dubai and what brought you here:  December 2012

Have you been an expat elsewhere and if so, where?  Singapore

The best advice you were given to prepare you for life in Dubai:  About the weather.

What surprised you most about Dubai?  Nightlife, food and so many things to love about Dubai

What area do you live in?  Dubai Marina

If money were no object, where would you most like to live in Dubai?  Dubai Marina

Your favourite Arabic word or phrase you have learned so far:  Assalamu alaykum :-) My 4 year old child can speak and sing Arabic and I need to Google search the words :-)

Your least favourite word or phrase you have adopted since moving to Dubai:  Not really any

What has been your best experience in Dubai to date?  I love watching beach from my balcony with a sip of coffee

Where do you hope to spend your next holiday?  Las Vegas

Who is the person you most miss when you are in Dubai?  My family

What is your favourite restaurant in Dubai?  I don’t have favourite.  I like all the restaurants here.Depends on the mood.

What grocery item do you most miss from your home country?  Milk and dairy products

When friends and family visit you in Dubai where will you absolutely take them?  Beach



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