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Forum: Middle East
Aug 4th 2011, 12:28 am
Replies: 9
Views: 12,665
Posted By 5herry

Re: TomTom Satnav maps for Dubai and Abu Dhabi?

I had the same problem & it was a toss up between buying TomTom maps to add to my existing UK device for about £50 or buying a new GPS system.

On shopping around last week decided to buy a...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jul 17th 2011, 3:07 pm
Replies: 302
Views: 19,834
Posted By 5herry

Re: The Apprentice

That link was great reading...only one has lasted!

I'm backing Tom to win - I don't know Helen's got too much of a dark side like when she just kept on emphasing the food rather than the...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 13th 2011, 5:37 am
Replies: 43
Views: 4,127
Posted By 5herry

Re: Potential Expat Seeking Advice

Hi

I recently moved to work in Dubai Internet City to - so hope I can help:

1) What Apartments, Studios do you guys recommend which are close to Dubai Internet City.

It really depends on...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 13th 2011, 4:53 am
Replies: 16
Views: 6,502
Posted By 5herry

Re: UK Indian in UAE

As a British Asian who moved over 2 months ago - I can understand your apprehension.

To be honest, in the work place I have rarely experienced any racism but I guess everyone knows I'm from...
Forum: Middle East
May 14th 2011, 5:33 am
Replies: 10
Views: 3,546
Posted By 5herry

Re: UAE Embassy London - Visa / Degree

I've recently been through this process twice :(

Once you receive the docs back your wife needs to go to the UAE embassy (Nearest station is South Ken on District, Circle & Picc line) before...
Forum: Middle East
May 9th 2011, 9:06 am
Replies: 171
Views: 37,195
Posted By 5herry

Re: British VPN/ IP address

Fab - need to google 'torrent sites' :) I'm gutted as had tickets to be part of the audience for 'you're fired' on Monday (the first one if the series!) but I can't go as I'm flying :)
Forum: The Sand Pit
May 8th 2011, 11:27 am
Replies: 127
Views: 11,180
Posted By 5herry

Re: Do you consider yourself to be European?

I don't see myself as European at all - will always be a British (Asian??) or English.

Another thing I've been thinking about recently is how the scots will vote when there's a referundum about...
Forum: Middle East
May 8th 2011, 8:24 am
Replies: 171
Views: 37,195
Posted By 5herry

Re: British VPN/ IP address

Great thanks x117a & Static :)
Forum: Middle East
May 7th 2011, 11:08 pm
Replies: 171
Views: 37,195
Posted By 5herry

Re: British VPN/ IP address

Hi All. Would live if someone could PM me the details too as want to get it set-up before I leave the UK next week so can keep updated with the apprentice :)

Thanks very much in advance!
...
Forum: Middle East
Apr 24th 2011, 10:09 am
Replies: 2
Views: 1,600
Posted By 5herry

Re: Dubai Residency Visa & Renting an Apt

Thanks NorthernLad

So I can start booking my flat viewings for as soon as I arrive - great!

Happy Easter :)
Forum: Middle East
Apr 23rd 2011, 6:25 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1,600
Posted By 5herry

Dubai Residency Visa & Renting an Apt

Hi All

Hope you had a great weekend.

I just wanted to see if anyone knows how long a residency visa takes to come through?

My work permit & employment visa has been approved and when I...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 31st 2011, 10:07 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 5,270
Posted By 5herry

Re: Tax, TV and other Qs for Dubai

Oh forget to ask....I've been reading some other posts and can someone please PM me how to get the VPN (?!?) downloaded onto my laptop so I can watch iPlayer and 4OD etc whilst there.......god I know...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 31st 2011, 10:05 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 5,270
Posted By 5herry

Re: Tax, TV and other Qs for Dubai

Thank you for your responses!

Shandolier - Thanks, I ordered the Dubai Explorer book a couple of weeks but as it's a new release Amazon are taking ages to deliver!

Info re TV is great...need to...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 30th 2011, 9:55 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 5,270
Posted By 5herry

Tax, TV and other Qs for Dubai

All

I posted a couple of weeks back to ask for advice on accepting a job offer and am happy to say I'll be moving out in May :D

I'm just trying to sort everything out at home & wanted to ask a...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 30th 2011, 9:42 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 3,102
Posted By 5herry

Re: Jeddah or Malaysia? Any help!

Hi.

I've not been to Jeddah but lived in Putrajaya for 6 months in 2005 and think Malaysia's an amazing place.

Highly recommend it- recently built PJaya & it's only 40mins from KL so you're...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 6th 2011, 9:37 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,572
Posted By 5herry

Re: Is this a good offer?

Thanks all - I appreciate your advice & comments...even the one's that think I'm an oddball to have such a dream :p

It definately seems like I can make ends meet (with some £$£ left over if I...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 5th 2011, 9:43 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,572
Posted By 5herry

Smile Is this a good offer?

All

It's mine a life long dream (I'm only 31!) to live & work in Dubai and I have been offered a transfer by my employer - Yah :thumbsup:

After looking at Better Homes website it seems as...
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