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PEOPLE: From Dubai to Mumbai – taking on the Rickshaw Challenge

PEOPLE: From Dubai to Mumbai – taking on the Rickshaw Challenge

The Rickshaw Challenge takes seriously not sensible to the next level.

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UPDATE: New Route 2020 Metro service to begin on May 20, 2020

UPDATE: New Route 2020 Metro service to begin on May 20, 2020

It’s official – an extension to Dubai Metro has been approved and it’s catchily called Route 2020 (can you guess where it heads?) In less than four years, communities to the south of Dubai will become part of the Dubai Metro …

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Evening Yum Cha at The China Club, Radisson Blu Deira Creek

Evening Yum Cha at The China Club, Radisson Blu Deira Creek

Bottomless tea pots and endless steaming baskets of tasty treasures – we can see why Dubai has embraced yum cha

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FOOD NEWS: Pull a seat up by the Burj Al Arab or peek into the Sugar Moo laboratory

FOOD NEWS: Pull a seat up by the Burj Al Arab or peek into the Sugar Moo laboratory

Where to get your late-night dessert fix, plus AED 65 dining at the Burj Al Arab

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PEOPLE: Sew for Syria – Meet the Dubai expats who are helping Syrian refugees

PEOPLE: Sew for Syria – Meet the Dubai expats who are helping Syrian refugees

A group of ladies from Dubai, headed by Rags To Riches founder Barbara Evans, travelled to Gazientep to teach Syrian refugee widows how to sew.

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RECIPES: Iftar desserts from The Brass that (almost) look too good to eat

RECIPES: Iftar desserts from The Brass that (almost) look too good to eat

You know iftar isn’t complete without a dreamy dessert. Homegrown coffee shop The Brass shares its three most irresistible treats.

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BEAUTY: Five skincare products we cannot live without

BEAUTY: Five skincare products we cannot live without

With all the sandstorms, humidity and 40-something degree weather in Dubai, the dry and sticky climate is our skin’s worst nightmare.

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UPDATE: HH Sheikh Mohammed provides 8 million books to students in need

UPDATE: HH Sheikh Mohammed provides 8 million books to students in need

In the spirit of Ramadan, Dubai’s ruler has launched a reading initiative in the UAE to help underprivileged kids, as part of annual philanthropic efforts.

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NEWS: Beat the heat at Dubai Sports World this summer

NEWS: Beat the heat at Dubai Sports World this summer

As Dubai gradually gets hotter, sports and fitness enthusiasts of all ages can gear up for a great line-up of indoor activities at Dubai Sports World, opening tomorrow.

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SPA REVIEW: Deep cleansing facial at The Cure, Media City

SPA REVIEW: Deep cleansing facial at The Cure, Media City

Looking for a new facial? With all the sandstorms, heat and dirt that we live through, the Dubai summer can really take a toll on our skin. We tried out a Deep Cleansing facial at The Cure, and here’s what we thought.

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