Archive for 2012

As I didn’t have much time to plan this trip way ahead and with the Eid break underway, it was difficult to book rooms for our stay. I usually check Trip Advisor for good hotels to stay in and most of the rooms that I was looking at 2 weeks before our trip were already […]

I’ve been in the Middle East for 12 years and have been to Saudi, Bahrain and currently in Qatar. To think that Dubai is only a stone throw away from Qatar, it is surprising to most of our friends that we haven’t made a short trip to Dubai after all these years. In fact, if […]

Aramede – All Day Dining Restaurant (180 seats) A modern market place, light organic colors and materials centered around a 6 story light flooded atrium with panoramic elevators. Aramede is the creation of a dining theatre that embodies the traditional dishes from both the Middle East and Continental Europe with modern reinterpretation Guests will be […]

I’ve been interested at trading US stocks ever since the news broke out that GOOGLE (GOOG) is preparing for its IPO. That was in 2000. I didn’t really know much about trading then but I knew that Google is where people should bet their money at. Google offered USD $100 per stock and today Google […]

Expectations about the reopening of Villaggio mall before Eid Al Fitr has increased after several announcements made about events to be held at the mall during the holidays, although there is no official announcement yet. Since its closure due to the fatal fire accident on May 28, Cineco has released the film screening schedule for […]


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