I am a 16 year old boy currently living in Dubai. I attend K-12 International Academy as this is the most convenient school for me due to my lack of Arabic skills and late enrollment into this school year. The only problem is that K-12 International Academy operates from home. How would I go about making friends around my area (JBR) or elsewhere that are in the same age spectrum as me. Read more
Even though Christmas shopping in Dubai can be a much more pleasant experience than pounding the cold, damp and crowded streets of our home countries, on-line shopping is increasingly for a lot of people be a much, much better experience. Not only is it hassle free but on many website there are many bargains to be had or some-times there could be that quaint specialty store in your home country that your would like to buy gifts from. Unfortunately many of these on-line companies will not deliver overseas or their shipping costs are outrageous. Read more
As a new arrival in Dubai or even as a seasoned expat having lived in Dubai for many years when it comes to choosing the right curriculum for your child it can be overwhelming as school and their curriculums have probably changed a lot since you were at school. So here is a brief explanation of the various international curriculums you will see on offer at schools in the UAE.
Number of cases have been filed against scamsters
A ‘freelance’ property agent has duped SK, a newly arrived expatriate, who leased a property in Dubai from the scamster using a leading classified website.
Unaware of the fact that real estate agents in Dubai have to be registered with the Real Estate Regulatory Agency, the regulatory arm of Dubai Land Department and are provided with Rera cards, SK, who requested only his initials be used, said he issued the full-year rent in a single cheque along with the deposit amount for an apartment located in a project in Dubailand. Read more