New pictures and videos have been released of the incredible mangrove forest being created in Dubai. The huge area in Jebel Ali spans 500,000 square metres – or the same size as 70 football pitches to put it into perspective. And when it’s finished, it will be home to one million mangroves and over 600
Good news for the future film directors, music makers and game developers as the market for creatives in Dubai is set to double in the next five years according to HH Sheikh Mohammad. Earlier this year he launched a program that would make Dubai the ‘global capital of the creative economy.’ “We aim to increase
South Africans are experts when it comes to a Braai (that’s a BBQ to you and me) and they’ll tell you it’s all about the meat from Lekker. The South African butchers Lekker know that getting the best meat is key to having the best braai in town. And they only import the best Halal
The hype for Deep Dive Dubai took over the internet in Dubai when it was first announced and you can now give it a try yourself. The world’s deepest pool is open to the public from tomorrow, Wednesday, July 28. And tickets start from AED400 if you want to check out the 60m-deep pool. Deep
A court in Ras Al Khaimah has jailed a wife in the UAE after she read her husband’s text messages. The court ruled that by reading the messages, she had violated her husband’s privacy. She was sentenced to a month in jail and fined AED8,100. The story gets a little more complicated, however. The jailed
Good news for everyone who loved the recent long long looooong weekend in Dubai – there is another one just around the corner. Islamic New Year or Hijri New Year is likely to all on Thursday, August 12. Which means that we’d have a three day weekend with Thursday, Friday and Saturday off work. Woohoo!
You’ll soon have to look up to grab an air taxi as Dubai has signed up to a cutting-edge high-speed cable car system to connect the city. Dubai wants 25% of public transport trips to be taken via self-driving technology by 2030. And the CABLINE system is likely to be a key part of it.
Someone’s worst nightmare has come true after a man in Alaska was rescued after a week-long grizzly bear attack. US Coast Guards were alerted after they spotted the man desperately waving to them from his hut. He’d written an SOS message on his roof after being attacked by a bear for a week. And he’d
It’s been just over a year since the Emirates Mars Mission blasted off and the team behind it have said the mission has so far ‘exceeded expectations.’ The Emirates Mars Mission blasted off from the Tanegashima Space Centre last July 20. And since then, it’s flown above and beyond expectations. A year ago today, the
Emirates has had to refund flight tickets worth an eye-watering AED8.5 billion to passengers since the pandemic started last year. Emirates has had to refund passengers when their bookings were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. And with borders shut down for months across the world, that’s resulted in refunds totalling AED8.5 billion. And Emirates chief