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Adventures at the Deira Fish Market

Feature: Deira Fish Market

Its easy to be consumed by the glitz and glamour that are Dubai, convenience and luxury swallow you right up the minute you relocate, but once you scratch the surface of this burgeoning metropolis you are sure to find delicious dives, charming markets and the character of a city that so many of us yearn for. 654 more words

Restaurant Reviews

Boat life - Dubai

As part of my Flash Back Friday feature I am going to tell you about two very different types of ways you can spend your day on a boat in… 802 more words



Over the last decade or so, there is no denying the spectacular growth of winter cruising in the waters around the United Arab Emirates. Each year, it seems that more cruise lines are sending some of their principal ships to ply these waters, usually from November through until March or April. 399 more words

Stylish, Elegant Travel With Some Delightful Twists And Surprises...

:: The impact of the Iran deal on global oil ::

In what is being heralded as a turning point in modern geo-political relations, the US, UK, France, Germany, Russia and China reached an agreement with Iran over it’s nuclear programme. 375 more words


Teaching Migrant Workers their Rights: Good News from the Gulf

This article was originally published at Lapido Media.

Migrant workers long abandoned to slave-like conditions in the Arabian Gulf have found an unlikely weapon in their fight against exploitation: hackers. 667 more words

Current Events

MSC Cruises and Etihad sign feeder flights deal

MSC Cruises has signed a deal with Etihad Airways to supply flights from across Europe to feed its winter sailings in the Arabian Gulf.

The Italian line will use the UAE carrier for fly-cruise packages from the UK as well as Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. 214 more words

MSC Cruises

The Pork Shop

On my first trip to Dubai, I visited the grocery store. It is important to know what kinds of things you can get there if you will live there… I happen to be a vegetarian, and Muslims don’t eat pork, but for those expats who live in Dubai who do, there is the pork shop hidden in the back of the grocery store. 101 more words

Arabian Gulf