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THE FILIPINO TIMES AWARDS 2017

The Filipino Times Awards 2017 held in the tallest hotel in the world, JW Marriott Marquis located at the heart of Dubai was a success last Friday, 11th August 2017! It was well attended by no less than the Philippines Ambassador to the UAE, Constancio Vingno Jr., Philippines Consul General Paul Raymond Cortes, The Filipino Times…

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AT THE TOP BURJ KHALIFA AT PROMO RATES OF AED 65 FOR UAE RESIDENTS

UAE residents and Dubai RTA Metro passengers, rejoice as we are provided with about 50% limited discount on the admission rates to At the Top Burj Khalifa!  HOW TO AVAIL OF THE DISCOUNTED ENTRANCE FEE TO AT THE TOP BURJ KHALIFA? If you’re taking Dubai Metro, get your FREE voucher from the RTA shelf located before the…

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TRAVEL TIPS, FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS & (MIS)ADVENTURES

I have been receiving a ton of queries through direct and private messages on my social media, regarding my trips from planning and preparation, suggested travel destinations, to how-to-go-about, and whatnot. So I opted to have this article as reference for my readers particularly those who will embark on their first solo travel and would…

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24 OF MY MOST REMARKABLE UAE PHOTOS ON INSTAGRAM

When I saw the massive sun like a ball of fire setting in the horizon while the Philippine Airlines gradually descends on the runway of Dubai International Airport, I practically confirmed to myself before I deplane that I will live a new life in the UAE. From 2014 until the present day, during holidays and days…

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ARMENIA : WHERE MY FEET TOOK ME IN 4 DAYS AND 3 NIGHTS

Starting the day literally in another country has been one of the best rewarding stimulants to my senses. Witnessing how the sun rises in a different place, strolling around to familiarise myself with the unknown,  trying to figure out how to go about a day while getting lost in translation are a part of the…

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IRAN : COLORFUL MORNING AT NASIR OL MOLK MOSQUE

Spending almost an entire morning inside a place of worship, that’s built not even for my own religion became one of my most remarkable travel experiences to date! I reckon, it’s an extraordinary and unforgettable moment that’s worth sharing. Although, I’ve already been to a few impressively stunning mosques in the world (Masjid Putra or the…

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IRAN : PARHAMI TRADITIONAL HOUSE IN SHIRAZ

Although the Visa-on-arrival procedure at Shiraz International Airport took me an hour to wait before I passed through Passport Control and collect my check-in luggage, finding my accommodation for my first 3 nights in Iran wasn’t an issue. I was armed with a print out of the address of Parhami Traditional House, where the location…

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DUSIT THANI DUBAI FRIDAY BRUNCH

Feasting on Friday Brunch in Dubai has always been one of the most anticipated weekend activities of UAE residents like us. Nothing beats gathering and having conversation with friends and families over a great spread of food and drinks, following a long and productive workweek! And among the countless restaurants and hotels that offer Friday brunch buffets,…

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PORTRAITS BY DOCGELO

To say that living abroad and traveling provide me infinite opportunities to meet people from all walks of life, is an understatement. Indubitably, the benefits extend by becoming interactive, and eventually learning about a bit of their character, culture and identity. From random greetings to short conversation, encountering locals has never failed to promote making friends…

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21 PHOTOS AND 10 REASONS THAT WILL MAKE YOU TRAVEL TO MUSLIM COUNTRIES WITHOUT PREJUDICE

I was fortunate and will remain forever grateful to have chances to live and work in predominantly Muslim countries, in Malaysia for 3 years, and in United Arab Emirates at present. Expectedly, it did not only give me opportunities to grow personally and professionally, more so, it widened my perception, and made me embrace diversities of…

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