So there I was, summoned for a job interview at MediaQuest, a magazine publisher in Dubai, UAE. I was under the impression that it’s another job interview meeting, but upon arrival I discovered the main purpose. I was asked to write few short posts about the latest happening the Middle East, mainly about 3 topics: [...]
A Dubai desert safari is destination number one for action, adventure and a pure adrenaline rush. The orange glow rippled dunes of Dubai are world-famous for all-day and into the night Arabian fun and remain one of the best travel deals under the sun. Start your desert safari with an exhilarating morning dune bashing ride [...]
Max from Russia was visiting Dubai, and he made it to the 125th floor of the iconic Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, till a new challenger rises above it. Max shot a panorama showing how Dubai looks from that height, and posted it to his Deviantart collection. Eye candy by all means, [...]
Richard Bentley, a British photographer, has ‘photographed’ Dubai over 2.5 weeks, one to two sequences per night and posted his results on Vimeo and on his websites, where you can watch in awe many of his amazing creations. For now, enjoy how Dubai looks at night and day.
So I was walking down the Festival City Mall in Dubai, and found the walls decorated with famous celebrities quotes. My humble iPhone 3G is not famous for its camera, and it shows. Nevertheless, I grabbed this one showing in the accompanying photo. Seems Sara Jessica Parker has huge crowded closets.
Victorino Noval and Victor Noval have agreed to produce Edward Bass’ period character-driven thriller about America’s “Jack the Ripper,” the most prolific female serial killer in history, Belle Gunness. Edward Bass, producer, has produced alongside such legends as Stanley Kramer, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Guillermo del Toro, Kevin Spacey, Peter Berg and most recently James Franco [...]
Crescentrating; a Singaporean company focused on the development of the Halal Friendly Travel market, has released its 2012′s list of the top 10 destinations catering for Muslim shoppers’ need for Halal food, and in most cases offer easy access to prayer rooms in the main shopping districts/malls. Dubai Kuala Lumpur Istanbul
So here I was going for a stroll down the streets of Dubai, and what do you know, I found a graffiti painted on some wooden panels surrounding a construction yard, saying: Pull the chord (cord), I’ve seen enough. Dubai municipality is known for not allowing such graffiti in Dubai, and they used to clean [...]
Citi Private Bank has published the result of a survey by The Knight Frank Global Cities (Link) , which monitored “city-level power shifts”. The survey mainly assessed global markets for investment opportunities and influence on business leaders worldwide. The 2011′s survey clearly shows a significant movement on the Economic Activity indicator, with 14 cities slipping down the [...]
Bloomberg officially opened its 10th global hub in Dubai, UAE, tripling its office’s size to accommodate the company’s expanding news operations and customer support for its growing client base in the region. Located in the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC), this global hub will support regional customers of the growing Bloomberg Professional service, which is [...]