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people talkingRelocating to a new city means meeting and making new friends.  If you have children of school age meeting people is slightly easier but many people relocate to Dubai without kids so that expat has to make an extra effort to meet people. A great way to do this is do join a social club!  There are a variety of social clubs in Dubai from hobby clubs, women’s clubs, sports clubs, etc.  This directory will focus on Nationality specific social clubs as well as women’s clubs.  Nothing better for a homesick expat then to make a few new friends from “home”.

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If you have recently moved to Dubai you maybe trying to understand why all your friends and colleagues have suddenly become rugby mad and are insisting you come and watch (or even play) rugby at the beginning of December. It’s the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens – a Dubai Institution!

Now in its 45th year the most anticipated event in Dubai’s sporting and social calendar is set to take place from December 4th to December 6th. With massive crowds once again expected to converge on The Sevens Stadium for the  tournament tickets are now on sale and spectators are urged to buy their tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Read more

Whenever expats move to a foreign country for yet another expat assignment, they deal with the same problem, finding themselves wondering how to meet new people, make friends and get in touch with the international community. In some cities it may not be that easy to meet people from abroad. Read more

If you have recently moved to Dubai or are intending to relocate soon, you may be wondering what activities the kids can do when temperatures hit the 40’s? Most of the schools are geared up for the heat and offer after school activities such as gymnastics, ballet, drama, basketball etc. that can all take place in-doors but what do you do with the kids at the weekend and holidays? Babies and toddlers can keep cool in the excellent play centres that are dotted all over town, but ever wondered how to entertain the older child? Can’t bear to see your child wasting hours in the arcade areas of the malls or worse – staring blankly at the TV? Expat Echo Dubai have put together a list that will help you so that, hopefully, you’ll never hear the words “Mum I’m bored!” Read more

Omega Dubai Desert Classic |27 January – 2 February| Emirates Golf Club

The Omega Dubai Desert Classic is held every year at Emirates Golf Club’s Majlis course and attracts some of the biggest names in golf. The Majlis was the first grass course in the Middle East and in 1989 confirmed the club’s international recognition with its first European Tour event, the Dubai Desert Classic. The tournament attracts thousands of visitors, is watched on hundreds of millions of TV screens around the world and most of the world’s top players, including Tiger Woods and Ernie Els, have taken part in what is one of the European PGA Tour’s top events. Read more

Welcome to Good Habits!

So diets don’t work for you and you should know, you’ve tried every fad diet out there. You’ve starved on grapefruit, brought packets of slim shakes, sickened yourself with cabbage soup and know the calorie count of every biscuit. While you did loose a few pounds on all of them, you just couldn’t stick to any of them for long and before you knew it you started eating normally again and arrived back at square one. Sound familiar? Then Good Habits is for you. Read more

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