Hi Louise, I need your help please. I need to meet people, right people, in Dubai so I thought it could be good to join a sporty club since I am a sporty person. There are so many clubs in the city and I live in Dubai Marina, could you please suggest me the best club to join and to meet friendly, healthy and qualified people? I am a 38 years old Italian lady, single so no family/children needs. Read more
The next few days will see many of us attending parties as Dubai’s residents prepare to welcome in the New Year. Holidays and weekends are always busy and subsequently booking a taxi maybe frustrating. Even if you’re organised and book a taxi early in the day there is no guarantee it will actually appear! But there are alternatives to the normal RTA taxis.
There are companies such as Careem and Uber which have satellite mapping systems which enable these companies to see at any time where their available cars are and to match them to a customer request. Read more
Figure out your finances - The economic climate of today should be enough to tell you how important it is to figure out your finances. Only when you’ve got a grip on where your money goes, spending habits, expenses and the rising cost of future living can you start to manage your money more effectively.
Find your net Worth - It’s time to take inventory and find out exactly how much you’re worth. Calculating your net worth will give you an accurate picture of where you stand financially. If you have any financial plans for the future, such as sending your children through university or retiring by a certain age, It’s especially important to know your current financial state. Net worth is the amount by which assets exceed liabilities. In other words, your net worth is the difference between what you own and what you owe. Read more
Are you ready to make The Climb at Media One Hotel? That’s exactly what the Vertical Race is all about. It’s an exhilarating, effective, marathon-inspired, calorie-burning stair climbing race in the Media One Tower on Saturday 17th January 2015.
It is open to individuals and teams with pre registration a must. The race itself starts from ground level with a run through the car park up to parking level 7; this is approximately one kilometer and supporters will line the way to give you the encouragement needed for the next stage. It is then time to change to the stairs, all 700+, and race from level 7 all the way to level 42 where the finish line will be waiting with a much needed water station and spectators to witness your success.
The race for individuals starts at 10am with an entry fee of AED 99 each; however the race is also open to teams of four in a relay format, starting at 11.30am and the entry fee will be AED 399 per team. Read more
Sobha Group has launched its first venture in the education sector with the announcement of Hartland International School Dubai. The School will be situated in the Sobha Hartland area of Dubai, 3km from the Burj Khalifa and within the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City.
Enrolment for the September 2015 start date has commenced at the ‘Discovery Centre’ on the 5th floor of Sobha Sapphire tower in Business Bay. The ‘Discovery Centre’ is designed to give parents and prospective students a first-hand experience of the School as well as all elements of the facilities. Hartland International launches at a time where the UAE is set to be a major driver for the region’s education sector with 30,000 new school places expected in Dubai over the next two years alone.
With a built-up area of 30,807 sqm, the School will operate under the National Curriculum of England through an innovative, day-boarding model and students will be prepared for International GCSEs. Graduates from Hartland International will be also be provided with the option to study for an International Baccalaureate Diploma. Read more