Monthly Archives: February 2009

Literature Festival in Dubai

A man is known by the books he reads. – Ralph Waldo Emerson If there’s one thing in this world that should be free, it’s books. Moving here, one of my biggest complains was that books are so expensive here! … Continue reading

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Drawbacks of Being a Freelancer in UAE

A freelancer is not bound by geographical locations. You can live underwater and you’re good to go as long as you have an internet connection and a computer. While finding work online has been fairly easy, I haven’t yet broken … Continue reading

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Driverless Taxis to Debut in UAE

If you don’t know to drive, taking a cab is the next best option in UAE. Anyone who’s driven in cabs here (or anywhere else for that matter) knows that cab drivers aren’t the best drivers around. Sadly, most cab … Continue reading

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The Two Most Expensive Things in Dubai

After moving here early last year, one thing became very clear. For all of Dubai’s branded glory – it wasn’t the excessive spending that was causing the holes in people’s pocketsĀ  but the real culprits were rent and education. Gulf … Continue reading

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