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WHEN IN DUBAI : EXPERIENCE FLY HIGH DUBAI HELICOPTER TOUR!

Helicopter tour over Dubai has been on my bucket list since the day I moved to this ever future-forward cosmopolitan emirate. I have been admiring those incredibly stunning skyscrapers and iconic landmarks from a worm’s perspective and from a few vantage points however, never from a bird’s eye view while on aerial tour on board…

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WHERE’S YOUR NEXT TRAVEL DESTINATION?

I am usually asked by people who know me and even random social media followers, “where’s your next travel destination?” Well, where do you think is the next best place for that much-needed break? Apparently, the world is so vast and there are so many beautiful destinations that could prolong your so called, bucket list.…

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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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25 OF MY MOST REMARKABLE UAE PHOTOS ON INSTAGRAM

When I saw the massive sun like a ball of fireĀ 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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JUMEIRA ROTANA HOTEL DUBAI : A STAYCATION REVIEW

Here are 7 reasons why I enjoyed my 2-night-staycation in Jumeira Rotana Dubai. Accessible location. Conveniently located at the heart of Dubai, Jumeira Rotana is about 16-20 minute-away from Dubai International Airport, 10-minute away from Dubai World Trade Centre and Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), and also a short-distance-away from Dubai Mall and the iconic,…

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PORTRAITS BY DOCGELO

To say thatĀ 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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IFTAR AT A LA TURCA, RIXOS THE PALM DUBAI

During the Holy month of Ramadan, our Muslim brothers and sisters break their fast when the sun goes down. Iftar, or literally defined, “to break the fast” is a feast traditionally shared with families or people gathering to break their fast together; usually celebrated either at homes or in hotels and restaurants that offer a…

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SHARJAH : WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER CENTRO SHARJAH HOTEL

Early January 2016, I was generously invited by Centro Sharjah Hotel by Rotana to a 2-night-full-board staycation review that I am grateful for. Here are my top 5 reasons why you must stay in Centro Hotel whenever you’re in Sharjah. ACCESSIBILITY . If you’re traveling in or out of UAE via Sharjah International Airport, the…

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WHY STAY IN AL GHURAIR RAYHAAN HOTEL BY ROTANA WHEN IN DUBAI

aIn a cosmopolitan place where describing everything with superlatives is the norm, a highly recommended hotel in Dubai has to step it up a notch with unparalleled hospitality, impeccable service, remarkable facilities, yet pocket-friendly rates that even the most frugal tourist could consider. Dubai for the many, usually means the tallest building in the world,…

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DUBAI : THE SUM OF US

Coffee shops and restaurants are springing like mushrooms in Dubai and I’m not complaining. There’s always something fresh and exciting to sample, particularly for someone like me who considers himself a newbie in the emirates. For more than a year of stay in UAE, I have been to a few good ones and without a…

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