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Entertainment

Welcome to the Abu Dhabi Entertainment Section

Here we take a look at what Abu Dhabi has to offer- great events, hotel promotions, amazing concerts, yummy restaurants as well as movie, book and TV reviews to keep you occupied. If you're into baking we've got some great recipes and if it's travel that floats your boat take a look at our Travel, Adventure and Hotels in Abu Dhabi section for inspiration for your next trip away. Enjoy!


  • Events in Abu Dhabi

    Events In Abu Dhabi

    Visit our Events Section to find out what's happening in Abu Dhabi- there's always so much going from concerts and gigs to great sporting events and everything in between.

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  • Travel, Adventure & Hotels

    Travel, Adventure & Hotels

    Looking for ideas on where to travel from Abu Dhabi? - we've got loads of information for you- day trips, cruises, flights, hotels, vacation ideas and more on where to stay and what to do!

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  • Photo Galleries

    Photo Galleries

    If you have been to any EW events recently, then click on the pictures below to check if you have been Ex-Papped! We've got great photos of you and your friends.

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  • Reviews: TV, Music & Books

    Reviews: TV, Music & Books

    Want to know what we think about the latest TV Shows, Books, Games, Apps and more? Check out our Reviews Section to make sure you're not missing out on the next big thing.

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Abu Dhabi Event News

  •  This Abu Dhabi Advert is Breathtaking

    This Abu Dhabi Advert is Breathtaking

    The latest version of the 'Your Extraordinary Story' commercial by the Abu Dhabi Tourisum & Culture Authority will leave you falling in love with Abu Dhabi. Check it out here!

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  •  ExpatWoman’s Yummy Mummy Show in Abu Dhabi 2017

    ExpatWoman’s Yummy Mummy Show in Abu Dhabi 2017

    We're bringing our annual Yummy Mummy Show to the Capital for 2017... Join us for a great event of all things mum! Browse crafters, vendors and much more! It's set to be a day of pampering and fun, so don't miss out.

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  •  6 Times the UAE Looked Stunning in Hollywood Movies

    6 Times the UAE Looked Stunning in Hollywood Movies

    Rapidly becoming a popular location for filmmakers, the UAE has provided fantastic backdrops and scenes in recent Hollywood films. See which flicks it's in.

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  • In Pictures: Floral Workshop with IDdesign and SIA

    In Pictures: Floral Workshop with IDdesign and SIA

    Did you recently attend our floral workshop at IDdesign with SIA Home Fashion in Dalma Mall, Abu Dhabi? You may have been ex-papped!

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  • Warner Bros Abu Dhabi Theme Park on Track for 2018 Opening

    Warner Bros Abu Dhabi Theme Park on Track for 2018 Opening

    The UAE is rapidly becoming a go-to destination for adrenaline lovers, with the addition of a huge Warner Bros World indoor theme park due to open in 2018.

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  • The Louvre Abu Dhabi is Nearing Completion

    The Louvre Abu Dhabi is Nearing Completion

    The imminent opening of the new Louvre Abu Dhabi is generating an international buzz, so we've gathered all of the key facts that you should know about the new museum. It's safe to say, we're VERY excited to see it when it's open!

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  • In Pictures: The Louvre Abu Dhabi So Far

    In Pictures: The Louvre Abu Dhabi So Far

    We've no doubt you're just as excited as we are to learn that the new Louvre Abu Dhabi will (hopefully) reveal an opening date for the public imminently. As it nears completion, we've found some of the best pictures of the museum so far.

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  • Blocked In? Now You Can Let the Driver Know About It

    Blocked In? Now You Can Let the Driver Know About It

    Do you struggle with the daily battle of pesky drivers using your space near your home or office? Or do you often return to your car to find that someone has blocked you in? A new app in Abu Dhabi now lets you anonymously contact another driver who may have blocked your car in or are parked in your spot.

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  • 15 Stunning Images of Abu Dhabi at Sunset

    15 Stunning Images of Abu Dhabi at Sunset

    When it comes to sunsets, there's no denying the UAE knows exactly how to do it. Thanks to a combination of a desert haze, magnificent sun and reflections on the sea water, we're often treated to superb shots of Abu Dhabi in the lowering sun. So here's 15 of our favourites we've found on Instagram that we absolutely adore!

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  • A Whale-Free SeaWorld is Heading for Abu Dhabi

    A Whale-Free SeaWorld is Heading for Abu Dhabi

    Anyone who uses the Internet nowadays will be most familiar with the media attention the world-famous theme park has garnered over the past few years. Following backlash towards its orca-breeding program - which was brought to the spotlight in the 2013 documentary 'Blackfish' - company officials have announced that a new SeaWorld park will be developed in Abu Dhabi... Without the orcas.

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  • 7 Student Hot Spots in Abu Dhabi

    7 Student Hot Spots in Abu Dhabi

    Finding a good space for students to gather together in the UAE capital doesn't have to be hard. In fact, there are a number of friendly neighbourhood café that students can go to if they are looking for a nice atmosphere to study or enjoy a cup of coffee or tea on their down time.

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  • Wheelchair Friendly Attractions in Abu Dhabi

    Wheelchair Friendly Attractions in Abu Dhabi

    When it comes to somewhere new, we can appreciate the planning that must be had when you or a family member have a disability. We’ve gathered information about eight of the most popular attractions to visit in Abu Dhabi that are both special-needs and wheelchair friendly.

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  • 6 Must-Do UAE Road Trips

    6 Must-Do UAE Road Trips

    Living in the UAE, we're not short of things to do to fill our weekends and holidays! But sometimes, distance, price and practicality gets in the way leaving us trailing the malls or eating out at our local food haunt. So if you're eager to get out for the day or full weekend, here are some great ideas that won't break your bank, and that you can enjoy as a family together!

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  • How to Survive a Long Haul Journey with Kids

    How to Survive a Long Haul Journey with Kids

    Are you travelling with the kids this year? There's no need to stress or panic... To help you out, from one mother in Abu Dhabi to you, here's some fantastic tips to ensure your long haul journey as a family is stress-free!

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  • 21 Ways a Holiday Can Go Wrong

    21 Ways a Holiday Can Go Wrong

    We can all agree that no matter how much planning we may put into our trip, sometimes life throws a curveball at us. Missed flights, lost boarding cards, unorganised timings and forgetfulness all have a habit of sneaking up on us while travelling.

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  • Why is Travel Insurance so Important?

    Why is Travel Insurance so Important?

    Travelling, whether internationally or domestically, requires insurance. Be it for one day, ten days or three months... As travellers of the world, and especially as expats who need to protect their property, assets and families abroad, we need to ensure we're covered with insurance before leaving the house.

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  • 5 Reasons Why the UAE is a Top Expat Destination

    5 Reasons Why the UAE is a Top Expat Destination

    Following recent research into where UK residents are seeking to make their new homes, we have of course taken a look and gathered the reasons at why it isn't exactly surprising that the United Arab Emirates came third.

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  • Meet Abu Dhabi's Best Bloggers

    Meet Abu Dhabi's Best Bloggers

    We've selected some of the best and most interesting blogs we've come across about living in the capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi. From family life, to reviews, to food and travel, all offer a unique and different view into Abu Dhabi's cultural and expatriate lifestyles.

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  • Come to a Movie Morning

    Come to a Movie Morning

    We've teamed up with the guys at Art House by VOX to bring you regular, fantastic and entertaining movie mornings that you can enjoy! We've selected the best upcoming films to bring to you ahead of their UAE release dates so you can catch what's hot before everyone else.

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  • Abu Dhabi in 96 Hours

    Abu Dhabi in 96 Hours

    Known to many, Abu Dhabi is a gateway to the world. Everyday, thousands of passengers flock to the Abu Dhabi International Airport for their connecting flights. While some stopovers can take only a few hours before passengers can continue their journey, some passengers opt to stay a few days more to take advantage of what the capital of United Arab Emirates has to offer.

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  • Top 10 Abu Dhabi Tourist Attractions

    Top 10 Abu Dhabi Tourist Attractions

    When you think of the UAE, most people are often attracted to the glitz and glam of Dubai. But in fact, it's neighbour and the Capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, is home to plenty of fantastic activities and things to see... That are just perfect for tourists! With our ExpatWoman guide, make sure you keep those visitors of yours mesmerised by the wonders of the place we love and know as Abu Dhabi.

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  • Quilting

    Quilting in Abu Dhabi

    Are you looking for a new hobby to start during the hot summer months when the UAE steps indoors as it just becomes too hot outside? Our very own Joyce explores the art of quilting. A quilt is a great decorative item for the bedroom or living area. It also makes a great gift. Quilting can be done by hand, or by sewing machine, (expert quilters can use a specialist longarm quilting machine).

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  • ExpatWoman Coffee Mornings in Abu Dhabi

    ExpatWoman Coffee Mornings in Abu Dhabi

    Looking for new friends? Or just to find other ladies in the same position as you? Come and join our ExpatWoman Coffee mornings every Wednesday morning from 10.00am - 12.00 noon at Costa Coffee, Al Wahda Mall in Abu Dhabi. Our lovely host Joyce will be there to welcome you and make you feel at home.

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  • Singing Activities In Abu Dhabi

    Singing Activities In Abu Dhabi

    There is a lot of singing activity happening in Abu Dhabi- from choral groups to accapella groups and everything inbetween- including musical theatre and more.

    Here we have an extensive round up of all the activities that are happening!

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  • Dining Out In Abu Dhabi

    Dining Out In Abu Dhabi

    If you are looking for somewhere for a romantic dinner, a cosy breakfast or the best pizza in town- we've got the information for you. Everything to do with food and drink in Abu Dhabi is featured on our Food & Drink section.

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  • Camping In The UAE

    Camping In The UAE

    Camping in the desert or by the beach is a popular weekend activity in the UAE and Oman. With constant sunshine and some beautiful locations it is easy to understand why people make it a regular weekend activity. The best time to camp is between October and April, otherwise it will be too hot and not very pleasant.

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  • Holidays and Local Tours

    Holidays and Local Tours

    A great bonus of living abroad is being able to take your holidays from a different base. Besides being able to explore the rest of the seven Emirates there are many destinations easily reached from the aptly named Middle East. Dubai just up the road from Abu Dhabi offers a great weekend break for all the family.

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  • Discover Liwa Oasis

    Discover Liwa Oasis

    Liwa Oasis is about 100 km south of the Arabian Gulf coast and 150 km SSW of the city of Abu Dhabi, on the northern edge of Rub' al Khali desert. The geographic and economic center of the oasis is Muzayri, where the highway from Abu Dhabi enters the oasis and then divides to the east to the easternmost village, Mahdar Bin Usayyan and west to the westernmost village, Aradah.

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  • Traditional markets in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain

    Traditional markets in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain

    Traditional markets have evolved into bustling tourist attractions selling a fascinating collection of goods. ‘Souq’ is Arabic for ‘marketplace.’ Historically, sailing ships would offload their cargo and the goods would be haggled over in the nearby souqs. A "souq," which is actually pronounced [sook], is an open air market, and a place of trade, it is like a flea market in an Arab city.

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  • Qasr Al Hosn

    Qasr Al Hosn

    Despite the skyscrapers towering above its white walls today, Qasr Al Hosn also known as Al Hosn Palace or White Palace, tells the story of rulership by the Al Nahyan family going back to the 18th century. The story begins in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi around 1760, upon the discovery of fresh water on Abu Dhabi Island, which initiated the formation of settlements in the area, (this would in turn allow a pearl diving and fishing culture to establish itself and develop over time into what is now Abu Dhabi City).

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