The sport of diving has been around for centuries, from early beginnings jumping off rocks, to a professionally recognised sport that takes place in some of the best sporting facilities in the world. The sport is growing in popularity all over the world due to sports icons such as Tom Daley and the diving reality based celebrity television show Splash; which has run in around fifteen countries so far, from Australia to Romania.
The water based sport, which combines the discipline and athletic ability of gymnastics and trampolining with the aesthetic beauty of ballet, helps children develop all round fitness with the mental toughness to overcome their fears in a fun and friendly environment. Read more
No sooner have you unpacked the last box in your new home a plethora of house maids will be ringing on your door to offer their services. Do not rush into this – tempting as it may seem at this point in time, sweat still running down your back and your house looking like a bomb has hit it! Read more
You probably eat out more than you did in your home country however, sometimes it is nice to entertain at home but how are you going to live up to those 5 star restaurants? Whether you have never cooked a meal in your life or are a budding amateur chef, Dubai has a variety of cooking classes to please any type of cook. So now there is no excuse – GET COOKING! Read more
Gulf Photo Plus know their fans can’t wait a whole year for the next GPP event, in 2009 so they have introduced FotoWeekend. If you haven’t been before, FotoWeekend is a smaller (but perfectly formed) version of our annual GPP event, taking place over four days every November.
They invite the crème de la crème of the photography world to give a variety of special, unique workshops and talks in photography, Photoshop, lighting and more. There’s something for everyone at FotoWeekend, from confident beginners, to intermediates, to those lucky enough to earn a crust from their photos. Read more
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is the sole provider of electricity, water and sewerage in Dubai. The bills for DEWA should be set up in your name (not the landlord) and can be done by visiting the DEWA offices in person or on-line. Supply of DEWA is usually activated 24 hours after all payments and documents have been received.
Not only does your water, electricity and sewerage charges appear on your DEWA bill but so does your housing fee. This is calculated as 5% of your yearly accommodation rental charges which is then divided into 12 equal Read more
Perched discreetly to the side of The Courtyard’s back entrance is a single door and a narrow staircase. At the top, lies an expansive, warehouse style space, brimming with colors, textiles and objets d’art. Within the space are four individual brands which combined, are home to a truly one of its kind arts community, in the hub of Dubai’s creative district.
Color in the Street is a funky vibrant brand with a great collection of home accessories and gifts. Specialising in (wipe clean) table-cloths, with an amazing array of patterns, colors and designs, these cloths are a must-have for anyone with kids! Read more