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UAE Ranked As Second Safest Country To Visit
The UAE has claimed the second spot of the worlds safest countries. Based on data from the World Economic Fund, the World Risk Report - major natural disaster statistics, the NHS Fit for Travel website - health risk statistics, and the Foreign
There Will Be A Dry Night Next Week
On the occasion of the birthday of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH,) there will be a dry night next week. The Department of Tourism and Commerce have issued a statement saying that Dubai will be dry from 5pm on Monday 19 November until 6pm on Tuesday
New Island Destination Is Now Open!
The curtains are up on the latest man-made island, as Bluewaters is now open to the public. The brand new location is expected to be one of the most buzzing destinations within Dubai featuring residences, hotels, restaurants and
UAE Passport Now Ranked 3rd
The UAE Passport has now jumped up yet another spot worldwide. Ranked as the 3rd best in the world, the UAE passport allows holders to enter 113 countries visa-free and 50 countries with visas issued on arrival. This leaves just 35 countries
Diabetes and eye health - your sight matters!
Diabetes mellitus can cause several eye problems, such as cataract, glaucoma and ocular nerve palsies. The most common and vision-threatening eye complication is diabetic retinopathy. The high blood sugar level damage small blood vessels in
Diabetes And How To Avoid It
Diabetes is such a common condition that almost all of us are aware of the term at least, and most of us know that it has something to do with blood sugar levels. But the concern lies in the numbers. Every year the number of diabetic patients
REVIEW: Yoga For Diabetes Management
In the UAE, there are over 1 million diabetics and over 17 per cent of adults between 20 and 79 have Type 2 Diabetes, the most common form of diabetes. There are many underlying causes of Type 2 Diabetes such as poor diet, being overweight
The importance of breast screenings and early detection
Many women will avoid going for regular breast screening exams because they are afraid of that they will be maybe diagnosed with cancer. The first impression when a patient is diagnosed with breast cancer is: “Am I going to die?” Breast cancer
REVIEW: Lava Shell Massage Tao Spa
Located in The Mall, opposite Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Tao Spa is a go to place for relaxing massages and other pampering services. The spa caters to both men and women and has two separate sections for them featuring a beauty lounge for grooming
Let’s Face It: Cosmetic Surgery For Men
Cosmetic surgery is becoming more freely discussed between women. But, with the number of patients increasing, why are men, generally, still not comfortable admitting that they’ve gone under the knife? Age and life affects us all so it’s no surprise
There is no such thing as too much make-up, and here we have rounded up the latest beauty and make-up products from some of the top brands to keep you ahead of the game. From MAC’s Crayon Kajal and the newly launched mascara from 3INA, to Benefit’s
Check out our Editor's top picks this month for all your beauty needs in Dubai.
How to Choose the Right School for your Child
Choosing a school for your child will be one of the most daunting, exciting and important decisions you will ever make. The education opportunities both here and abroad are amazing but it can often be overwhelming when there are so many
The Differences Explained Of School Curricula
Choosing a curriculum is never a big deal when you have only have one or two options, however this is not the case in Dubai. With almost every world renowned curriculum available, making a simple decision is a tough job for parents.
Books For Children
a whole new world to them. An adventurous and humorous account of Dog Man will teach them courage and wittiness and the picture board book will comfort little ones when mums are away.
November 2018: Children Can Say The Funniest Things
We share some of your funny moments with your children who are all celebrating birthdays this November 2018.
Dining Offers This Month
If you love to dine out as much we do, here’s a round of November’s latest dining offers which include the return of some famous brunches, fun nights, new vegan menus and the opening of some new restaurants in the city.
REVIEW: Andalucia Tapas and Grill at Jebel Ali
The Jebel Ali Club was well known amongst long time residents, originally opening its doors in the 70’s the much loved complex closed a few years back to be replaced by the bigger and more modern Jebel Ali Recreational Club. The new destination
Social by Heinz Beck at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
World-renowned, 3-star Michelin Chef Heinz Beck brings contemporary Italian dining to Dubai. Featuring inviting design elements and offering innovative contemporary Italian cuisine, Social by Heinz Beck offers a relaxed yet elegant atmosphere
REVIEW: Ba Restaurant at Fairmont The Palm
There over 9,500 restaurants and diners in Dubai, some new, some established and some that were around for a bit, closed for a while and reopened later with a fresh look. Ba Restaurant and Lounge at the Fairmont The Palm is exactly that.
Property Buying And The Process Involved
Hunting for a residential property to buy in Dubai? Before you do, it is advisable to get a comprehensive understanding of the loan application process laid out by the banks if you are planning to fund your purchase through a mortgage.
Furry Friends Looking For Loving Homes
38smiles is a non-profit animal rescue group that was created in 2012. Since day one the founder and a group of likeminded people have been trying their very best to help the stray animals of Dubai.
Cooking With Chef Guram Baghdoshvili
Award-winning and Celebrity Georgian Chef Guram Baghdoshvili speaks 5 different languages and is a true artist at heart, being a professionally trained singer and chef, he considers food an art and is thrilled to bring Georgian cuisine to Dubai.
How To Save In Dubai
Dubai attracts expats for one simple reason- tax free salaries which motivate them to save more money than they could in their home countries. Even then, many expats leave Dubai without saving enough. If you don’t want to be one of them, you better
Probably The World’s Largest Paper Marble Run
Take your little ones down to OliOli and experience the spectacular Probably the World’s Largest Paper Marble Run. Dubai’s favourite and first-of-its-kind play museum for children and parents alike, is currently debuting its latest super cool
Ripe Pop-Up Market
If you enjoy art, fashion, jewellery, crafts and artisanal food from local businesses and start-ups, this is for you. With live entertainment, activities for the kids, workshops and yoga, there is something for everyone to enjoy at this vibrant
The Dubai Mall Celebrates 10 Years of Fashion
To celebrate the iconic 10th anniversary of The Dubai Mall, the venue, in partnership with Vogue Arabia presents Vogue Loves Fashion Avenue. The event will feature interactive installations;exclusive talks with celebrities and style icons
Family Open Day
Head to Allied Medical Centre for a day of family fun that focuses on your health. The event includes free dental check ups, blood sugar tests, laser hair removal tests, breast self-assessment workshop, flu shots,thyroid screening
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What's happening in Dubai this month, current events and activities, where to go and what to do. Art exhibition, concerts, coming soon, entertainment, shopping, discount and offers.
Fancy a pool party this summer? Shades at Address Dubai Marina has lsunched a poolside party. Starting from today, Thursday 5 July, the night will run every Thursday
They say there is nothing chocolate cannot solve. How true is that! With World Chocolate Day on Saturday 6 July, here are some little known facts about our dearest chocolate.
Festival City Mall will be offering regular chances to win when shoppers spend Dhs 300 at any of the mall’s outlets; with 33 winners receiving a Dhs
The weekend means you no longer have to feel separation anxiety from your pooch. For some extra quality time, why not take your fur baby
Who doesn’t love pancakes? Enjoy 7 unique pancake flavors during Clinton St. Baking Company’s Pancake Month! The New York specialist bakery and restaurant
It’s the 4th of July and that means it’s a day to celebrate all things America! Whether it’s the microwave or ice pops, America is responsible for a number of wonderful things.
This summer Emirates customers can avail of entry to Dubai Parks & Resorts at a special price, thanks to the airline’s latest tie-up with the theme park.
Happy Canada day to all of our Canadian friends! In honour of you, here’s a few fun facts about the land you call home!
The July issue of Connector has hit the streets and you can find it now across all major supermarkets, hypermarkets and bookstores including Carrefour, Spinneys, Choitrams, Waitrose, and Borders
Yoga is practised by millions worldwide. As today is International Yoga Day, we’ve rounded up a few facts you probably didn’t know about this ancient art.
Connector is wishing all our friends from the Philippines a happy national day. To celebrate you and the place you call home, here’s a few fun facts!
The video shows Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoun and his father, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum being at one with nature, just before it becomes at one with them
Dubai Summer Surprises is back and with more exciting offers than ever! Whether you’re a shopaholic in need of a fix, an adventurer or a lover of the arts
Karak House has collaborated with award-winning Emirati visual artist Khalid Mezaina - celebrated for his interpretation of Emirati culture merged through art
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