A beautiful Ginger male cat found in uptown Motorcity. If you believe he may be your lost family member, please contact me. Looks like he has been neutered but no ear clip & no collar Read more
In Dubai, you will find most expats drive. Driving in Dubai can at times be challenging as many drivers are known to speed, which can make others on the road nervous. If one is not comfortable driving, taxis are on call and generally inexpensive – a good alternative to driving yourself. Public transportation is also available, but it may not take you as far as you need to go and schedule times can often be inconvenient. Read more
As women, we are natural nurturers, we always look after others, our kids, husband, family and friends, and too often we forget that we need to be well taken care of , in order to be able to offer the best care for others.
After having the experience of moving 9 countries so far here are some of my top tips when it comes to feeling good in a new country: Read more
Recently it has become more of a requirement to obtain an attested lease agreement (Ejari) in order to obtain a visa for family members. For a long time this requirement was in the legislation, but it was rarely (if ever) enforced. Family members were able to get their visas without an attested lease being provided. Recently the authorities have started requesting the attested lease, so it has, in essence, become a requirement for people moving to Dubai with families.
Nol Card is a smart card that enables you to pay for the use of various RTA transport modes in Dubai with a single card. You can use your Nol Card to travel on Dubai’s Metro, Buses, Water Buses, as well as pay for RTA’s Paid Parking and now some taxi’s.
With Nol Card, all you need to do is ‘touch & go’, which means you simply tap your card on a the card reader at the entry and exit gates of Metro and Waterbus stations; at the entrance of every RTA Bus and on all RTA parking meters. The system will then automatically deduct the correct fare from your card. It’s quick and easy to use and means you no longer need to carry cash to get around the city.
Children below 5 years can travel for free without a card.
You can purchase Nol Cards from Ticket offices located in all Metro stations and some Bus stations. Silver Cards and Red Tickets can be purchased from some Ticket Vending Read more
A series of support groups is being launched in Dubai to offer advice and psychological support to patients suffering from chronic illness. The initiative, offered by the German Neuroscience Center, is designed to address the lack of support group services in the UAE and help patients overcome the isolation often associated with chronic conditions.
The German Neuroscience Center will host free monthly sessions at the clinic led by counsellor Dr. Jared Alden (an American board certified psychologist and counsellor) starting on Monday August 11th 2014.
Chronic diseases are defined as long-term health conditions, which often do not have a cure and impair the quality of life e.g. diabetes, asthma, cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s and dementia, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, cystic fibrosis, Crohn’s, arthritis and chronic auto-immune diseases. The groups will be open to patients, family members and friends and cover a range of topics related to living with chronic illness.
Attendees will profit from practical tips how to live with certain diseases to increase the quality of life. Read more