In a report in The National today, we’re thrilled to read that all Dubai taxis will offer free wi-fi as part of the Dubai Smart City move. Already certain parts of Dubai have free wi-fi as in Downtown Dubai. This is really putting Dubai on the smart map of the world. A city that’s aiming to wow […]
Of course you’ve heard of Facebook Paper. Yes it’s a great new app on the iPhone platform. No, you can’t download it for your Android phones – because there isn’t a version yet (and no immediate plans for one either). And hear, hear friends in the Middle East – or anywhere outside America – it […]
Personalization is going to be big in 2014 – but in ways more than we can imagine, or control. It’s not really about how we personalize our own experiences with control in our hands – it is more about how the already ‘personalized’ seeks us out and bespokes the experience for us. Its about hyper […]
Sino Chai is tucked away in Healthcare City, and is a bit hard to find. But it is worth the search. Parking is not free, but is ample on weekends. But let’s talk food, let’s talk dim sum. We’ve been to Sino Chai many, many times, and this last weekend we went for the Friday […]
We had ‘brunch’ on a Friday recently at Mango Tree at the Souq Al Bahar – and it was Thai food done quite well. The brunch had a alcohol option, and my guest (visiting from New York) opted for a couple of beers to go along with the food. Although its called a buffet, it’s […]
Seaview is a fresh new seafood restaurant in a wonderful waterfront setting in Umm Suqeim. It’s easily found and accessible, the fish is fresh, and it’s overall a rather enjoyable experience – specially on a lazy Friday afternoon. It does get crowded quickly, so do reserve a table ahead. We had the Fish Achari Tikka […]
Gulf News today published an article on overladen trucks in the Emirate. This looked like total poetry in motion for me. A display on wheels… loved the color palette, loved the geometry of the intertwined circles.
Gulf News reports that Dubai is the third ‘most dynamic’ city globally to do business. In an article published Feb 2, 2014, Gulf News’ Manoj Nair talks about the new report from real estate consultancy Jones Lang LaSalle. Sustainable development and upturn in commercial realty were cited in the new rankings. The article says “Dubai’s credentials as the […]