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Where’s the party at in Dubai this Eve? Here’s your

Buzzing tourist-hub Dubai and the nation’s capital Abu Dhabi have announced a packed programme of events for New Year’s Eve, matching in an array of entertainment activities, fireworks and concerts taking place across the city. As the emirates prepares for head-turning celebrations, Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) and Dubai Calendar revealed the main events and activities […]...Read More

Dubai’s oldest wooden vessels get a smart, green upgrade

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched the enhanced new generation of traditional wooden ‘Abras’ (or ferries) replicating the same design of the existing Abras while conforming to the highest security, safety and environmental standards. The traditional Abras are one of the most important and the eldest marine transport services in Dubai. The new, […]...Read More

Lush ‘Mangrove Beach’ opens in Umm Al Quwain

The “Mangrove Beach” in Khor Al Yeefrah, Umm Al Quwain, opened to visitors from around the emirates Sunday. The Department of Tourism and Antiquities of Umm Al Quwain is continuing to prepare for the official inauguration of the beach, which is the first of its kind in the emirate with aims to foster eco-tourism and […]...Read More

Dubai Shopping Festival 2020 roars in on a festive high

The ‘world’s biggest’ shop fest is back in town as the annual DSF’s 26th run kicked off Thursday to a grand opening of wowing sales, thriving markets, live concerts, and all-around family entertainment. Set to dash into the new year, from December 17 to January 30, the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) will usher in an […]...Read More

Dubai’s NYE ’21 to raise the roof with concerts, sales,

Dubai is all set to celebrate New Year’s Eve with an added bang, heralding joy and optimism post a year of hardships, by organising a range of events, activities and special parties. The New Year’s celebrations in the city coincide with the anticipated Dubai Shopping Festival, which creates an ideal and festive atmosphere for residents […]...Read More

‘Nuclear’ Chernobyl zone seeks heritage status from UNESCO

‘Chernobyl.’ The name incites haunting memories of the world’s worst nuclear disaster that forced thousands to flee, leaving behind homes and livelihoods in the April of 1986. Ever since, the silent, overgrown Ukrainian town of Pripyat has been frozen in time, memorialised in history and graphic documentaries. But now, over three decades past, seasonal clutches […]...Read More

Super Nintendo World: The ‘Mario’ scape of your dreams soon

The world’s first Super Nintendo World is set to open on the premises of the Osaka-based Universal Studios Japan in a delightful announcement that came directly from inside the park’s newly revealed Bowser Castle Monday. Executive producer Thomas Geraghty of Universal Creative — the innovation and creative arm of Universal Studios — said the opening day […]...Read More