• 18 things Filipinos in Dubai can look forward to in 2018

    Dubai is almost an extension of the Philippines already. Sooner or later, homesickness might just be a thing of the past. With so much...

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  • How the idea of Eternitee started - an inspiring t-shirt business in Dubai

    It's my dream to become an entrepreneur. Even before I set foot in Dubai, I was already doing some sort of small business in the onlin...

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  • How kids react to tricycle when they first experience it

    "Daddy, I wanna ride THAT COOL THING again!!!"

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  • OFWs in Dubai launch a unique and inspiring startup business

    A clothing that won’t only make you look good, but make others feel better too. Last month, my classmates in Ateneo LSE Gus and Gwy...

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  • Ebe Dancel talks about his music, roots and purpose

    We talked to Ebe Dancel ahead of his gig tonight at the grand opening of the cool and hip Chef Richelle Ortiz Restobar in Holiday Inn, Al R...

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  • Highly acclaimed, OFW-produced film, Lamentasyon, to have public screening in Dubai

    PROUD MOMENT - This movie, Lamentasyon, deserves a place in your calendar - not only because you're a Filipino supporting Filipino...

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  • Why watch Lamentasyon, the first ever full length Filipino film produced in UAE

    "Oo nga, obligasyon mo ang pamilya mo, pero siyempre di ba, obligasyon mo rin ang sarili mo..." "...hindi porke'...

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  • Bring home a friend to the Philippines

    Picturesque images of the beautiful beaches of Coron, Palawan and Boracay, the majestic Chocolate Hills, tranquil scenes of Batanes ...

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  • CHAT with the wife

    We were out and about this weekend and wherever we go, on the road, in the room, at the park or in the pool, we chat. We chat untiringly...

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  • From sampaguita vendor to OFW to entrepreneurship

    I experienced selling sampaguita when I was a preschooler. I joined my grandparents as they go to school fronts and public market in Lag...

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  • 15 reasons why you need Filipino friends in Dubai

    One of the largest expat communities in Dubai are Filipinos. There is no place in the emirate where you cannot find them. In fact, the...

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  • Money or Me?

    Chasing contentment. How much more ironic could it be? Many people these days are busier than ever chasing money. For them money is h...

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  • 7 cool and instagrammable Filipino restaurants in Dubai

    If hip and cozy ambiance add more life to your appetite, these Pinoy hot spots are sure hit for you. Why not, it's always great to...

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  • 10 things to know about iDOLE, the new OFW ID

    OEC is dead... soon. Let's move on. You must have heard the news . iDOLE which stands for ID of Department of Labor and Employment...

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  • Where to find the best Filipino food in Dubai

    I've been to countless Filipino restaurants in Dubai, big and small, good and not-so-good. That's why I always get asked, "...

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  • VIDEO: A visit to The Green Planet, Dubai

    We visited Dubai's indoor rainforest park, The Green Planet and we had fun exploring over 3,000 species of plants and animals. The...

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  • 5 things you need to prepare for the Hillsong United concert in Dubai

    Listening to their music is a spiritual relief. It can lift our spirits up, inspire us and/or makes us cry. How much more hearing them l...

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  • Conversation with Mikey Bustos

    We had a conversation with Mikey Bustos ahead of his show in Dubai and this is what he had to say about vlogging, his impression with Duba...

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  • Come as you are, Win with Crocs

    Drew Barrymore, John Cena, and Korean international artists Yoona and Superjunior member Henry Lau are chosen to become Crocs brand amb...

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  • I did something bad and it was good

    There's this car that just stopped in front of us in the driveway and I don't know why. I gave him a 3-minute calm treatment to ...

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  • Isra and Mi'raj, Prophet Muhammad's Journey from Mecca to Jerusalem

    Isra and Mi'raj is observed on the 27th day of Rajab, the seventh month in the Islamic calendar. We have a holiday today because t...

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  • Conversation with Chinkee Tan About Savings and Spending Habits

    We chat with Mr. Chink Positive himself, Chinkee Tan, about the saving and spending habits of Filipinos abroad. Here's what he had to s...

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  • 11 free things to do in Dubai for the long weekend

      For once, let's give the mall and us some space, shall we? There are a lot of great things to do that will not have us spending ...

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  • Ministry on the hardcourt: basketball and devotion

    While waiting for our turn on the court, Jay gathered the boys, about 25 of us, and formed a big circle. Someone lead the opening...

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  • Holy Land Tour Reflections Part 1: The Miracles

    The places we visited in the Holy Land reminded me about everything Jesus did during his time on earth. It's surreal to be in the pl...

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  • 6 picnic ideas to keep the kids (and adults) away from gadgets

    Filipino picnic usually is "pigging out." Sometimes, families go on picnic but kids are still glued to their iPads and mobil...

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  • When things are tasteless and bitter...

    Word count: 187 | Average reading time: 47 seconds  -- You are not a good cake if everything in your life is sweet. Pastor Rick W...

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  • A rough flight, a smooth message

    We had a very rough flight yesterday, Dubai to Amman, Jordan. From the runway 'til we’re airborne more than half hour we’re tremblin...

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  • Conversations with Randell Tiongson and other financial advocates for Money Talks 2017

    I had a rare opportunity to talk to not one, not two, but all four financial gurus featured in this year's Money Talks UAE. Special ...

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  • Conversation with Chris Tiu for Mighty Sports Delegation in Dubai

    We had a chance to talk to Rain or Shine gunner Chris Tiu ahead of the games of Mighty Sports in Dubai. Here's what he had to say ab...

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  • The new BBF restaurant for BFFs - Bridge Beyond Food

    Word count: 624 | Average reading time: 2:16 When we started on health-ier diet, we thought we had to lessen eating out, not be...

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  • Dad says: Keep malice away from children

    Word count: 224 Average reading time: 49 seconds Fellow parents, (ehem, moms! uhmm some of you...) can we relax a bit in instilling m...

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  • Conversation with Justin Brownlee & Willie Miller

    We talked to Justin Brownlee and Willie Miller after their first practice in Dubai. Here's what they had to say about the competitio...

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  • 6 events in the Filipino community worthy of your time

    Last week, I blog about making your weekends premium by taking some rest, having fun and filtering the events you go to on weekends. Today...

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  • Mighty Sports - Philippine team plays in Dubai Invitational Basketball Tournament

    The Philippine team formed for the Dubai invitational has a good mix of legends, present and future superstars of the game. The former ...

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  • What it's like to have a premium weekend

    Word count: 512 | Average reading time: 1 min 52 seconds When people learn I wake up at 5am (or even earlier) every weekend, they'...

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  • 2nd Year in 100 Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf

    Blessed to be part of 100 Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf once again. To God be the glory! The commitment to change lives one blog...

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  • Bedtime storytelling, a treasure

    Bad traffic tonight on my way home from Dubai Media City to Muhaisnah (well, it's always bad). My daughter phoned again asking me to d...

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  • When a kid from Dubai discovers Manila for (almost) the first time

    Every trip to Philippines is a homecoming for us. For the little one, Aya, who's born and is growing up in Dubai, the trip means di...

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  • A chat with Randell Tiongson about Manila, Dubai and MoneyTalks UAE 2017

    It's always great to find time to meet inspiring people and have a conversation about matters that matter, even on vacation. While...

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  • Hillsong United Live in Dubai

    Mark your calendars! One of the most, if not the most, influential Christian musical group, and a personal favorite, Hillsong United wil...

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