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Forum: Middle East
May 13th 2019, 7:13 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 6,188
Posted By soukie

Re: Saudi offer

Hi - thanks for that link - very useful. Did you pay Britannia direct or did your Company sort it. My husband is trying to sort his Visa at the moment.
Forum: Middle East
Apr 12th 2018, 9:18 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 7,397
Posted By soukie

Re: Old Video of Dubai back in 1999 and 2000

We used to live on Al Diyafah St (now 2 December St) - Rydges was our local - there was a great Mexican restaurant there too. I think it moved over to the Wafi at a later date.
Forum: Middle East
Apr 8th 2018, 4:11 pm
Replies: 113
Views: 7,397
Posted By soukie

Re: Old Video of Dubai back in 1999 and 2000

Thanks for posting - brings back good memories for me. We lived in Abu Dhabi at this time and used to love visiting Dubai at weekends. The "new" Ritz Carlton and the One and Only hotels were my...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 26th 2017, 9:23 am
Replies: 97
Views: 6,230
Posted By soukie

Re: Depressing weather.!

Very gloomy weather for tourists. I saw loads wandering around the Marina and others in various malls looking totally fed up.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 23rd 2017, 6:36 am
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By soukie

Re: How to set up voicemail on Etilisat

Sorry no idea but I always find its best to call into an Etisalat office when you are trying to sort something out. Try the Airport Road branch or find one of the booths in various malls.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 7th 2017, 5:11 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 8,045
Posted By soukie

Re: Abu Dhabi apartments - Al Ain building, WTC, Wave Tower...

I would go for location, location, location every time ;)
Forum: Middle East
Feb 4th 2017, 3:42 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 8,045
Posted By soukie

Re: Abu Dhabi apartments - Al Ain building, WTC, Wave Tower...

Personally I would go for the WTC - location is good and plenty of outdoor space on the Corniche when you need it :) Balconies used to be banned in AD and that's why you will see so many buildings...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 26th 2017, 4:58 pm
Replies: 32
Views: 2,386
Posted By soukie

Re: Couple, no kids - where to rent in Dubai?

:goodpost:

Ha ha - I first arrived in the UAE in the early 90s and compared to then I find public transport in Dubai great. I use the metro when I am there and you get a good view of all the...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 9th 2016, 5:44 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,096
Posted By soukie

Re: Top Tips for a newbie arriving in UAE for the first time

Don't borrow money to fund your resolutions or keep up with others.
Sep 18th 2016, 5:10 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,974
Posted By soukie

Re: Kuwait expat life.

We were in Kuwait for a while around 2010 - 2011 and it was fine. As you have lived there before you will be aware of the driving and the notorious Ring roads scattered with various wrecks of cars...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 30th 2016, 7:39 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,391
Posted By soukie

Forum: Middle East
Mar 15th 2016, 5:39 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,834
Posted By soukie

Re: Deportation Issue

Al Tamimi are good although reading the above there may not be a lot that can be done as he was working illegally.
Forum: Middle East
Jan 12th 2016, 5:10 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,799
Posted By soukie

Re: Kuwait versus Doha

I have lived in UAE, Qatar and Kuwait. I thought Kuwait was OK really apart from treacherous driving not helped by all the ring roads which are race tracks and lethal after dusk - it is far worse...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 4th 2016, 10:11 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,475
Posted By soukie

Re: Buying an apartment in QATAR

Wise advice from OriginalSunshine and Millhouse :)

I wouldn't even buy a car in Qatar.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 24th 2015, 4:23 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,593
Posted By soukie

Re: Villa Leaving Sale

Good luck with your move mentalist - hope all goes well for you.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 6th 2015, 2:37 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By soukie

Re: Christmas Spending Survey - a little distraction

Done - currently in UK making the most of all the Christmas sales etc. UAE is way too expensive for my Christmas shopping!
Nov 5th 2015, 11:21 am
Replies: 18
Views: 11,736
Posted By soukie

Re: Oman Salary Question

:goodpost: I agree with you - you can exclude Child Benefit though as he probably wouldn't be eligible to claim it due to new rules.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 3rd 2015, 5:12 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 823
Posted By soukie

Re: Apprentice Star - Selina

Is she still living in Dubai ? An article I read about her said she shared an apartment with her boyfriend - ha another fine mess she could be in !
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 4th 2015, 6:07 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By soukie

Re: Common Sense

Enjoy ! Same same here but getting more expensive everyday :(
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 31st 2015, 11:55 am
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By soukie

Re: Common Sense

Blast from the past! Where are you now??
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 28th 2015, 10:14 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,412
Posted By soukie

Re: Just popped in to say hello xx

Thanks for the update - glad you are enjoying Crete. Sounds great and so much cheaper than here :)
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 4th 2015, 3:10 pm
Replies: 181
Views: 8,899
Posted By soukie

Re: Today I am...... because......

@Scamp So you forgot your crystal ball yet again :rofl: #musttryharder
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 2nd 2015, 4:37 pm
Replies: 181
Views: 8,899
Posted By soukie

Re: Today I am...... because......

@Scamp

You obviously forgot your crystal ball today and it also sounds like you need to get out of the sandpit for a few days - works wonders.
Forum: Middle East
May 17th 2015, 4:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 669
Posted By soukie

Re: Lift to Dubai 18 may 2015

:rofl: years ago it would have been a camel !
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