Step by Step guide on How to Apply for a UK Visitor Visa in Dubai, UAE

A Standard UK Visitor Visa can be applied for the purpose of  leisure, visiting friends/family, business or sometimes even medical treatment. Here is a step by step guide on how I process a UK visitor Visa. This are solely based on my experience and serves only as a guide. STEP 1. PREPARING YOUR APPLICATION Preparing your…

The Hilton Abu Dhabi Experience

We visited the UAE’s capital last weekend and spent our time in the spectacular Hilton hotel located in the famous Abu Dhabi Corniche. We were welcomed by the stunning lobby. With the chandeliers that looks grand and the immense staircase, this Hilton hotel really lives up to its brand. At the reception, they offered us…

A Pinay’s Express Entry Journey PART 2 – How I took IELTS in Dubai

I took IELTS early this year to comply with one of the Immigration requirement for migrating abroad. It was a very straight forward process, though, waiting for the exam makes it dreadful. So how do you take the IELTS test in Dubai? Before you start, check the test centers available in your area. Click here to…

The Cove Rotana Resort- A Paradise in Ras Al Khaimah

I have planned to visit this Nubian themed paradise ever since I have seen the photos of it online. Located in Ras Al Khaimah and overlooking the Arabian gulf, this Resort is a perfect place to de-stress. The location is an hour and fifteen minute drive from Dubai. I arrived at the resort around 10:30…

Laguna Water Park – Dubai’s new Surfing Spot and more.

Surf, Splash, Slide and Relax in the newly opened Laguna Water Park. This new attraction is nestled in La Mer, another cool project by Meraas! On it’s soft opening residents can buy tickets for 99.00AED, it includes a Full Day Pass valid from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The pass covers all rides, play areas and…

Brunch Experience at Lapita – Kalea Restaurant

There’s this Polynesian themed hotel inside Dubai Parks and Resort. Finally had the chance to visit it when I booked a brunch for my family a few months back. The place is appealing and has a different vibe from other hotels. It follows its Polynesian theme in every little detail, from landscape to lighting down…

Five Guys at Al Seef

I wanted to try the new Five Guys Restaurant in Alseef. It recently opened and I was thrilled to have Iftar dinner in this new spot located in Dubai Creek, another project from the developer Meraas. You can easily find Five Guys Restaurant in the location since it is well lit and you will see the…

New Healthy Hangout Spot at DIFC – The Acai Spot Cafe

What is Açaí anyway? Açaí pronounced as A-sah-ee is a type of berry containing anti-oxidants and fiber. This fruit can be found in Brazil and other parts of South and Central America. For me, Açaí tastes like blackberry but with just the right amount of sweetness. I was not familiar with this fruit until I…

A Photo Blog – Places you can Visit in Dubai Part 1

My relatives from Canada visited me in Dubai recently. Coming from the other side of the world and from a 21-hour flight, I intended to make sure that they will enjoy their short vacation here in the city. A few days before they arrived, I was feeling anxious planning their two-week trip. After a lot…