Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Editor's Picks

Every week we will share with you our Editor's top picks from that week... They're all from across ExpatWoman.com, and can range from Expat Guides, to Country Guides, to home, family, car, beauty and events. Make sure you don't miss a beat with our Editor's Picks! 


1. Starting a Business? Scale Up with Verne Harnish

Register today for the 'Scaling Up Business Growth Workshop' with Verne Harnish himself! It will give you proven tools and strategies to achieve greatness in your business and growth.

 

2. It's Story Time at Expat Mums & Tots

Come along to our Expat Mums & Tots meet-up on Sunday, May 24th for a special reading session for your children to join in with! Your kiddies will have the chance to learn some UAE history while being fully entertained by BumbleBee Books' very own Christina Fernandes.

 

3. Social Media & Online Laws in the UAE

It's important to be aware of the serious UAE privacy laws that exist in Dubai when using the Internet. For example, users of popular social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook are warned against tagging other users without their consent, and posting content that is contrary to public morals, the principles of Islam and the social and moral welfare of the UAE.

 

4. EW Recommends: Angry B****: Who are you? I love you! 

Lulu Brix Mahaini’s book Angry Bitch! Who are you? I Love You, is a reminder to us all that “life is meant to make us feel good.

 

5. How To: Stop Someone Choking

Would you know what to do if someone you knew starting choking? It is an useful skill that could save someones life.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Recommend a Book to Fellow Expats!

For those of us who love to read, the only thing better than reading is suggesting our favourite books to fellow bookworms.


Here you can recommend your favourite books, whether old or new, fiction or non-fiction, fantasy or thriller... Share your thoughts, discuss with other members and perhaps find the next addition to your bookshelf!

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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Whether daughter, sister, mother or friend... Come along to the Yummy Mummy Show!!


Our annual ExpatWoman Yummy Mummy Show is heading for Sheraton Dubai on May 23rd, that's next Saturday!  There'll be lots of activities, entertaining and shopping opportunities to take advantage of as you and the family, your friends or even your colleagues(!) wander around. It's set to be our yummiest show yet! 

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Be mindful of the dress code when out and about in Dubai

KHDA School Inspection results, RTA traffic fine updates and official UAE public holidays... Don't miss a beat! 

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The temperature is slowly rising...

Where has this year gone so far!? May is well under swing, and we guess most of you are beginning to feel the summer heat creeping up on you. But while the mercury heats up, be mindful of the Dubai dress code as our guide points out. Plus, you'll want to start attending indoor events - like our Yummy Mummy Show, for instance! It's set to be a great day out.  
Dubai Dress Code Guide

Dress Code

The Emirate has a dress code based on respect for the culture and religion of the UAE. It is not hard to follow, and will make your stay here a more pleasant one, and will help you to avoid causing offence to many of the nationalities that reside here.
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Yummy Mummy Show

Come along on Saturday May 23rd for a fun-filled day out. Bring your friends, family, children or colleagues..All are welcome! Browse exhibitor and crafter stalls for a different shopping experience, and choose from a range of services and products. We're very excited! See you there!
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KHDA School Inspection Report 2015

KHDA Results

Browse, review and compare the latest KHDA school inspection results to make sure you're making the best decision regarding your child's education and future!
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RTA Traffic Fines and Violations in Dubai

RTA Traffic Fines

Motorists who tailgate on Dubai's roads will now face a AED 400 fine and 4 black points on their license. Always remember to be safe while driving.
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UAE Official Public Holidays

Public Holidays

Isra wal Miraj has been officially announced for the 16th May. Unfortunately, those working will not be compensated a day. And Friday will be a dry day.
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Verne Harnish

Scaling Up Workshop 

Thinking of starting a new business, or developing your venture? Register today for the 'Scaling Up Workshop' with Verne Harnish himself! It will give you proven tools and strategies to achieve greatness in your business and growth.
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Recovery Position

How to: Recovery Position

If a person is unconscious but breathing, and has no other life-threatening conditions, they should be placed in the recovery position. Here's how to do that safely!
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What to do if someone is choking

How to: Stop Choking

Would you know what to do if someone you knew started to choke on their food or an object? It is a useful skill to know. Refresh your memory with our step by step guide.
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Editor's Picks

Every week we will share with you our Editor's top picks from that week... They're all from across ExpatWoman.com, and can range from Expat Guides, to Country Guides, to home, family, car, beauty and events. Make sure you don't miss a beat with our Editor's Picks! 


1. Use #ExpatWoman to connect with us!

Join in and let us see what you're up to wherever you are in the world using our hashtag! We're constantly growing here at EW, and the best way to do that is through social media so we can keep in touch with our members and followers.


2. Dubai RTA Traffic Fines

Here we take a look at the RTA in Dubai (Road & Transport Authority) and Dubai Traffic Police and the rules and regulations for driving in Dubai, the fines and points for offences and how to pay your fines online.

 

3. Would you go No 'Poo?

There's a new beauty regime that's becoming popular... Before you rapidly throw out all half-empty bottles of shampoo that you've collected over the years, just stop to take a moment to learn what you need to know about the no 'poo movement.

 

4. Swapping the Big Smoke for Tramping

Meet Michelle - she's an #ExpatWoman who swapped a fast-paced, bustling lifestyle in London for an idyllic outdoor life in New Zealand.

5. Why go Gluten Free?

We have heard of the words “gluten free” time and again, read about it on the labels of food products at the store, but do we really know what it means?

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Lost in Translation

Being an expat is daunting at times, and language barriers don't exactly help if you're in a country that does't speak your native tongue. But even when the language is the same, meanings can be different, as EW's Catherine learnt..!

When you first become an expat it can be a little daunting. It can be even more daunting if you are residing where they do not speak your native tongue. But what about the language barriers in places where they do speak the same one? Do they exist? Do not underestimate that even though you are moving to a country where they speak your language, stumbling blocks can still occur with communication.

Lost in Translation: Expat Communication Problems

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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Editor's Picks

Every week we will share with you our Editor's top picks from that week... They're all from across ExpatWoman.com, and can range from Expat Guides, to Country Guides, to home, family, car, beauty and events. Make sure you don't miss a beat with our Editor's Picks! 

1. The Wings for Life World Run: Round-Up

The world joined in and came together to support Wings For Life, a charity that raises funds, awareness and rallies support for those with spinal cord injuries. See how the EW team got on in the worldwide event in 40 degrees heat!

2. To all you Mums out there

Here's some tips and gift ideas to make sure the leading ladies are spoiled this May 10th! Plus, you might want to leave the window open accidentally for your hubbys or kids to see while passing by... *hint hint*

3. Dances of the World

Each year in April, dance is celebrated with its own commemorative day. To honour this International Dance Day, we've had a look at the national dances of the world from various countries. What is your country's dance? Let us know at contribute@ExpatWoman.com

 

4. Lost in Translation

Being an expat is daunting at the best of times, and language barriers don't really help. But even if you're in a country that speaks your native tongue, sometimes what you've said can be completely misunderstood for something else... Think again next time you ask where the loos are!

5. Camping in Wadi Madbah

One of our EW ladies is asking for advice about planning a camping trip in Wadi Madbah... Have you ever been?

A Princess is Born

We're so excited over here at EW HQ about the splendid news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have welcomed their second child. Already dubbed as 'the spare to the heir', the second Royal Baby arrived on Saturday 2nd May, 2015 in a London hospital, UK. Here's everything we know about HRH Princess Charlotte of Cambridge!

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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Looking for a job? Let us help you!

We understand that finding employment in Dubai can be difficult at the best of times, so let us help you bag that dream interview and job!

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Grab your dream job!

Here at ExpatWoman.com we completely understand that trying to find a job in Dubai can be very difficult, even at the best of times. But with a little preparation, some CV polishing and interview skills you'll be well on your way to grabbing that dream job and form a solid footing for any future career. So let us help you: there's everything from job vacancies, to tips and advice as well as helpful information about finding a job particularly as an expat.  
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Job Vacancies

Whether you're a teacher, an office administrator, learning assistant, assistant, volunteer, sales manager or real estate agent... There's plenty of job vacancies open on our jobs listing for you to apply for! You might even want to start a brand new and completely different career. You never know until you try!
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Working on your Husband's Visa

We often get asked whether a wife under her husband's sponsorship can work or not, as if your residency is sponsored by your husband, there is a stamp in your passport saying 'housewife - not allowed to work'. We look into whether you can actually work legally in this situation.
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Working on a Husband's Visa in Dubai
Expat Documents you need

Documents Required

When moving to a new place, there are so many things to think about. Job hunting, education, renting, relocating furniture. So here's a summary of all the documents you will need to ease your move!
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Networking as an Expat

Networking Helps

Everyone knows that you can get by with a little help from your friends. And this is never more applicable as when forging new relationships in your expat country.
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Online Brand

Online Brand

Relocated families love the internet. If feeds information instantly and keeps loved ones connected. So if you have a mobility-related business, logic says being online is a valuable resource to have!
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CV writing

Writing your CV

Your CV is like your personal advertisement when job hunting. It tells the potential employer about your educational background, previous experience and skills applicable to the vacancy. It also reveals a little about your personality, too! So make sure your CV is top-notch with our CV writing tips. We're sure you'll be dazzling any potential employer!
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Scams in the UAE

Job Scams in the UAE

If you're looking for a job in the UAE, make sure you do your research on the potential scams that 'recruiters' may used in order to get their hands on your hard earned cash.
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Setting up a business in the UAE

Business Set Up

We often get asked about how to set up or open a business here in Dubai and the UAE. So here we take a closer look at how you can set up your own business, whether public, LLC or a Freezone option.
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