Gold prices too high and you still want something shiny? Take advantage of being in Dubai and just dip it ! The spot price of silver per troy ounce (around 31 grams) is only US dollars 40.00, compared to the gold price currently US dollars 1791 per troy ounce. You could take any silver piece of jewellery ..Continue Reading
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Here you will find practical and informative articles connected to Living in Dubai. Articles range from how to sell a car to where to get your jewellery dipped. Find alternative ideas for where to take your visitors, other than a Mall. Read about my experiences of school life in Dubai as regards teenagers. Let me know what you find the most useful in this category; is there anything you would like me to research and include on the website?
Many private schools in the UK opt to do the IGCSE, the International General Certificate of Secondary Education, a 2 year course undertaken in most subjects with exams taken only at the end of two years, ie in the summer of Year 11. So they are more like the older O’ level system. These ..Continue Reading
The Nairobi National Park is about a 20 minute drive from Nairobi airport slightly to the South of the city. It’s an ideal way to experience a taste of life in the bush without having to buy expensive internal flights to the Masai Mara and pay quite steep lodge rates. Having said that you’ll save ..Continue Reading
Fancy a Bollywood Movie in Dubai? Well, Aamir Khan’s much hyped Delhi Belly was released this week and Dubai’s Mirdiff City Centre’s 7pm Saturday show was packed. We got some of the last seats in the 2nd row from the screen. Interestingly the film was rated an 18+ here in Dubai, but was a 15 ..Continue Reading
I wrote this post about a year ago and enjoyed this book so much, I bought a few copies and gave away to friends. Last week’s edition of the Week End’s Financial Times has reviewed the very same book ! James Crabtree writes about the old and new India revealed through it’s coastline. Remember you read about ..Continue Reading