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EW GURU
Latest post on 09 January 2017 - 10:38
There is Sharmila dance at Chaloub Studio, Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Center at Mall of the Emirates. http://sharmiladance.com/dance-classes/timetable/ballet/ They also have contemporary there. Otherwise you can try if with Guavapass. You can get a discount for the first month with this code: http://guavapass.com/refer?t=LovesGuava33047
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Latest post on 20 December 2016 - 15:16
Hi, Does anyone know if they sell MK at DXB? Thanks
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Latest post on 15 August 2016 - 07:07
Hi, I have created this group to exchange entertainer vouchers. Feel free to join: Thanks
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Latest post on 25 March 2015 - 05:50
Hi, I was wondering if anyone might have some experience with this issue. I have an account in Europe but I am not being able to transfer money from that account as I have no residency anymore in the country where that account was open. I need to get that some money out from that account, either cash or in a cheque as soon as possible as I need to finish a transaction but I don't see any way around it without me being present. I thought about asking the bank to issue a cheque and writing an authorization for my mother saying that she could pick up the check from the bank. Any other ideas? With the time difference everyone's sleeping still there and I'm going crazy trying to find a solution. Thanks ladies
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Latest post on 11 February 2015 - 10:54
I'm thinking about doing a 2 weeks trip at the end of the year to Australia. Would fly in and out of Sidney. Can anyone recommend a nice itinerary? Also, is it easy to rent a car a drive around? I'm mainly into beaches (surf/SUP), nature and koalas. TIA
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Latest post on 09 February 2015 - 09:25
I am addicted to Numi tea and cannot find it in the usual shops that I used to get it from. Anyone has seen it recently? Thanks
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Latest post on 31 January 2015 - 18:32
I also moved here a couple of months ago after being in Dubai for fours years and I'm still not used to the fact that everything is so freaking expensive, it's ridiculous. The Singapore forum for expatwoman is dead but there is a good fb group called Real Singapore Expat Wives that's as good as it gets in terms of info. Having a car is also very expensive so it's better if you live close to work/school or MRT stop. I'd suggest you to avoid buses if you can as drivers are a disaster and half of the time you'll be praying for your life :( I wouldn't know about kids schools prices as I don't have any and I certainly won't have them here, but from what I heard the best way to go is to enroll them in a local school. Happy to help with more info if needed!
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Latest post on 30 December 2014 - 08:17
wow! I didn't even know that thing existed. Haven't seen it in any stores in SG though. Have you?
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Latest post on 26 December 2014 - 07:56
Hi ladies, I'm coming back to DXB for a couple of days to collect the stuff we couldn't take with us on the first trip and I was wondering if any of you needs/wants anything from Singapore as I'll have 30kg luggage allowance but won't be taking anything with me. I'll be happy to help!
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Latest post on 28 November 2014 - 06:23
Ladies, Is any of you by any chance moving to Singapore and has some space left in their container? I left to boxes in Dubai before moving to Singers but since I flew from Italy with all my stuff I couldn't pick them up. Otherwise can you suggest me a way I can get this boxes to Singapore without having to pay a fortune? Thanks
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Latest post on 13 November 2014 - 05:16
Oh nice to see there are some of us here as well. I have just arrived so I don't know much about attractions but have you been to Sentosa? Apparently is really cool there, especially for kids. I am trying to find us an apartment to live as we are in a temporary place at the moment, we want something central. Can you share your house searching tips with me? How do you find prices in general? I find everything so expensive compared to Dubai!
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Latest post on 04 November 2014 - 00:21
Hi, I'm moving to Singapore next week and I'm really lost when it comes to packing. I'll only be taking a 30kg suitcase with me at the moment, so I have to be very picky. Helpppppp me please!
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Latest post on 19 August 2014 - 21:52
Can't believe they're renovating, again. Anyways, after the second renovation it lost all the charm and the realness it had, not to mention that the quality of the food dropped as the prices went higher. So I don't even want to imagine how's going to be when it re-opens again.
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Latest post on 19 August 2014 - 11:41
My DH is running out of pages in his passport and also the passport is in deplorable conditions, bless him :O Does anyone know how long does it take to get a new passport in the German consulate in Dubai? Thanks
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Latest post on 19 August 2014 - 11:00
I have seen some in Centre point in moe. I believe those were not real Yankee Candles, they use the same typography and design but it's a different brand!
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Latest post on 18 August 2014 - 15:47
We're leaving Dubai for good next month and going back temporarily to my home country. However we don't want to stay there and settle yet. We're fairly young (30) and we have no kids. We had been looking at Singapore and applied for several jobs but nothing came up yet and we're getting a bit frustrated. However, we are not sure as where to go, it's such a tough choice and I don't want to regret the decision we take as I think we're in a turning point for our professional life. I know it's hard to give this kind of advice to someone you don't know, but maybe some of you had been through the same and has some good ideas! Thanks
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Latest post on 17 August 2014 - 19:15
If you are looking for something more in the line of fine dining then Magnolia is lovely http://www.timeoutdubai.com/restaurants/reviews/873-magnolia however check it's still there! I thought Magnolia was closed and that they were doing private events only now, is that not the case anymore?
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Latest post on 17 August 2014 - 19:10
The One deli in Jumeirah has a lot of vegetarian options and you could show him the mosque too!
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Latest post on 15 August 2014 - 11:53
I'll be transiting in the US (but planning to get of the airport) on my way in and out of South America and since I haven't been to the US in ages I am not familiar with how the ESTA process works. Any inputs? Thanks
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Latest post on 14 August 2014 - 16:02
Raw coffee is very good: http://rawcoffeecompany.com/
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Latest post on 14 August 2014 - 13:41
Maybe it is... IMHO barter is never obsolete, but... who knows?
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Latest post on 14 August 2014 - 13:36
Hi ladies, FB group for vouchers' exchange in Dubai, feel free to join: https://www.facebook.com/groups/750869534970473/
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Latest post on 13 August 2014 - 15:22
To be honest, i wouldn't bother. It has been well published in the press and there are big signs saying that the speed limit has changed. For residents maybe but not for tourists unfortunately. was she driving your car or a hire car? A rental car. I don't have a car and I don't drive here. <em>edited by pmd on 13/08/2014</em>
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Latest post on 13 August 2014 - 15:07
Resident or not, ignorance of the law does not mean it doesn't apply. If she was exceeding the speed limit (yes, I'm assuming that), then I don't see why she should appeal it. Have you been around al sufouh road recently? The road changes almost on a daily basis and for a tourists that has to be paying attention not only to the signs but also to the crazy drivers in the street is a bit difficult. Apparently the speed limit is 60 and she was driving at 70.
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Latest post on 13 August 2014 - 14:57
To be honest, i wouldn't bother. It has been well published in the press and there are big signs saying that the speed limit has changed. For residents maybe but not for tourists unfortunately.
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Latest post on 13 August 2014 - 14:39
My mother is vacationing in Dubai and she got a fine in al sufouh road, where the streets are always a mess and keep changing by the day and the signs are minimal. Can someone tell me how is the process to appeal the fine? Thanks
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Latest post on 12 August 2014 - 12:20
Thanks! I'll take a look!
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Latest post on 12 August 2014 - 09:56
Any idea where can I find affordable yet good looking clutches for a wedding? Thanks
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Latest post on 08 August 2014 - 15:36
Can anyone tell me how's the driving to the Hatta pools with a non 4x4 vehicle?
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Latest post on 08 August 2014 - 11:12
Does anyone has the voucher from the Body book and it's not going to use it? I am only in town for a few weeks so it doesn't make sense to buy the book. I can give several vouchers from the HSBC booklet in return!
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Latest post on 08 August 2014 - 11:06
Thanks! I'll check them out!
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Latest post on 06 August 2014 - 16:10
Can anyone suggest a place to go horseback riding? And a camel farm to visit? Thanks
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Latest post on 06 August 2014 - 10:05
I did already but it seems as if agents are now using it to promote their business too, most of the listing are posted by the same person.
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Latest post on 05 August 2014 - 10:59
Check here maybe: https://ejob.dubai.gov.ae/OA_HTML/RF.jsp?function_id=14320&resp_id=23350&resp_appl_id=800&security_group_id=0&lang_code=US&params=-j-pj8pVMrDOfZylssvMbjqziLKxVJYVFVWXogPijaTLb0ayIv4qzaL4Mx7jAGYp
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Latest post on 05 August 2014 - 10:03
Hi ladies, I am looking for an apartment to rent for a very short time (August 30th to Sept 10) as I need to leave the place I am renting at the moment and would only stay in Dubai for a very short period after that but I don't want to stay in a hotel apartment. I've already checked justrentals but they don't answer calls or e-mails. Is anyone going away on hols and willing to sublet their place?
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Latest post on 04 August 2014 - 20:45
Contact http://www.mecenato.co/#home/intro, they should be able to help you.
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Latest post on 03 August 2014 - 09:31
I bought some coffee from Co-op yesterday, the one they grind themselves and I've just realized it has a very strong taste of cardamom, probably from the grinder they use. Can I exchange it or something? We really don't like the taste of cardamom in our coffee :/
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Latest post on 31 July 2014 - 18:15
Hey, I never got your text. I could pop in Saturday to collect the dates. Let me know! Hi PMD, It wasn't me that was texting you, I think it was LadyB :) Oh sorry, I got confused!
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Latest post on 31 July 2014 - 18:14
I don't open the door to anyone I don't know if I am alone, if it's a delivery I pick it up in the reception myself. Of course this might be more difficult if you leave in a villa :/
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Latest post on 31 July 2014 - 14:54
Does anyone know if there was an accident or something? Traffic is looking crazy!
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Latest post on 31 July 2014 - 14:35
There are a few places like Capella Club and TribeFit that offer morning workouts in that area, so does Real Pilates in JLT.
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Latest post on 31 July 2014 - 14:29
I use http://www.descoonline.com/ but I am not sure how much they are charging for A1, you can e-mail them!
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Latest post on 31 July 2014 - 14:27
I have a few bags to send to Singapore that I cannot take with me but that are not enough to fill a container. Does anyone know a reliable way of sending the stuff? Thanks <em>edited by pmd on 31/07/2014</em>
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Latest post on 31 July 2014 - 12:48
Tkoshy, I can spare a wee bag of unripe ones if you want to put up your email ad! Hey, I never got your text. I could pop in Saturday to collect the dates. Let me know!
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Latest post on 30 July 2014 - 14:54
Ciao Spook, don't worry, there's a bunch of us here. Also try the https://www.facebook.com/consolatodubai and http://www.iicuae.com/ as they sometimes host events where you could meet other Italians. In bocca al lupo ;)
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Latest post on 30 July 2014 - 14:48
Try here: http://www.myexwardrobe.com/
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Latest post on 27 July 2014 - 12:20
pmd, you're changing the subject and taking the onus away from what is a criminal offense! To say you wish something bad on someone because of whom they support - makes you no better IMHO and it's opinions like that, which fuel the hatred and keep it going. IF you're really serious about it, then go on - chuck out EVERYTHING made by, supporting etc and you would have nothing left. Can't do it though hey. To be honest I'm sick to the back teeth of people doing this, on newspaper articles etc keep these comments where they belong - on relevant posts. Why it has to be black or white? Unfortunately my computer has Intel components but it's very hard to find computers without such components. On the other hand, I can live without VS underwear. I think everyone can do something from their side. FYI. I never said I wished something bad on someone because of whom they support. I just said that seeing someone stealing from them did not make me feel as bad as if I'd seen someone stealing from an 'ethical' brand.
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Latest post on 27 July 2014 - 11:19
The problem with reporting anything here is that you immediatly become involved. Having recently seen a situation escalate while I was in hospital, police and hospitals authorities involved as someone alleged their mother had been treated disrespectfully, I would be very frightened to say a word against anyone these days and I am an incredibly law abiding person. Beware! Trouble with that is, if everyone turns a blind eye, then what does it do to society? People just end up doing what they want. If the guy that owns the company supports the zionist cause, then I don't think I care that much: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wexner_Foundation Urgh really?! How about you keep politics out of it. Well you might as well throw every electronic device you have away then because so do IBM and Intel and I bet my bottom dollar you're using a computer with parts from those companies!!!! edited by FairyDust on 27/07/2014 In my opinion keeping politics out of it is worst than turning a blind eye.
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Latest post on 27 July 2014 - 11:08
From my experience in renting cars in Europe, it's better to rent it and return it to the same place, otherwise the fee for the drop off in a different country is too high. You can check in all the major rental companies websites.
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Latest post on 27 July 2014 - 10:59
The problem with reporting anything here is that you immediatly become involved. Having recently seen a situation escalate while I was in hospital, police and hospitals authorities involved as someone alleged their mother had been treated disrespectfully, I would be very frightened to say a word against anyone these days and I am an incredibly law abiding person. Beware! Trouble with that is, if everyone turns a blind eye, then what does it do to society? People just end up doing what they want. If the guy that owns the company supports the zionist cause, then I don't think I care that much: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wexner_Foundation