The expat’s guide to culture in Dubai

It’s no wonder why expats of all nationalities are attracted to Dubai. The city has got thriving job opportunities, an absence of income tax, high-tech infrastructure, a state-of-the-art health system, a vibrant social scene, and so much more. With expats constituting approximately 89% of the population and Emirates only 11%, Dubai might also just be …

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What is the cost of living in Dubai for expats in 2022?

Whether you are considering moving to Dubai in search of work or relocating within your company, the country is a beautiful place to live in. From the breathtaking skylines to sun-kissed beaches, Dubai has it all. Are you wondering what the cost of living for expats in Dubai is? Well, we have good news – …

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Travel and visa options for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

As Qatar prepares for the influx of travelers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, you may be looking into visa requirements to travel to the country. Visa waivers are in place for citizens of India, Pakistan, and many other countries. There’s also a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) resident visa option, and visa-free entry into …

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3 ways to secure expat medical insurance in Dubai

If you’re an expat looking to move to Dubai, you are likely to find quality jobs, a high standard of living, leading international schools, and much more. One thing you might not be prepared for, however, is mandatory health insurance. Indeed, it is required that all residents in the Emirate have health insurance before they …

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Health & Protection’s Middle East international private medical insurance roundtable

It’s essential for health insurance intermediaries to have minimum qualifications so customers can get more out of their healthcare, argued advisors at Health & Protection’s Middle East international private medical insurance (IPMI) roundtable. The panel unanimously agreed that the standards of several intermediaries in the emirate have to be raised. Nageen Sattar, Pacific Prime’s Director …

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How to deal with inflation and the stress that comes with it

If there’s one thing that can mess with your budget, it’s inflation. It increases the price of everything from fuel to groceries as purchasing power declines. With rising inflation affecting more people, many are left wondering how to cope with rising costs. In the UAE, inflation is predicted to rise to 2.2% in 2022 from …

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Ramadan 2022: Where to iftar in Dubai

This year, the Muslim holy month of Ramadan will begin on April 2 and end on May 1, during which local hotels and restaurants will offer various iftars – an evening meal that breaks the long day of fasting with family and friends. Whether you are fasting or not, iftar is a wonderful culinary experience …

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