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Forum: Middle East
Oct 14th 2008, 11:00 am
Replies: 17
Views: 1,151
Posted By Zannie

Re: Whale Shark in Atlantis Hotel

We've joined and written to Born Free!:thumbsup:
Forum: Middle East
Oct 13th 2008, 7:07 am
Replies: 8
Views: 9,931
Posted By Zannie

Re: Childcare costs

Maddie goes to Jebel ali Village Nursery two full days per week.... 9000 AED per term!! No refunds for holidays and days off. :eek:
Forum: Middle East
Oct 8th 2008, 11:30 am
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By Zannie

Re: Accommodation near DIC

International City is miles away from DIC and on the Emirates Road by the Hatta Exit. If the traffic is bad, you could be look at a communte of easily and hour plus.

Discovery Gardens near Ibn...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 29th 2008, 7:05 am
Replies: 2
Views: 565
Posted By Zannie

Buying Selling in Oman

Is there anyone on here in the Real Estate business?

I need to find out the following info for Oman:

Selling fees sole agency instructions

Selling Fees multi agency instructions

Letting...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 10th 2008, 7:31 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,213
Posted By Zannie

Re: moving to dubai

Speak to Better Homes: bhomes.com

They have a short term rental office on the Sheikh Zayed Road opposite Emirates Towers.
Forum: Middle East
Jul 7th 2008, 11:46 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,780
Posted By Zannie

Re: Dubai Marina Apartments Help Please

I think it's referring to the Marina towers, SZR side of marina (or opposite side to JBR). The 1st phase is what is nicknamed 'Tampax Towers' if you've seen them, you'll understand why!! :rofl:
Forum: Middle East
Jul 7th 2008, 11:17 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,780
Posted By Zannie

Re: Dubai Marina Apartments Help Please

Al Bahar 1 in JBR has a nursery. Jebel Ali Village Nursery.

I've signed up my daughter there for two days a week and it looks really nice, also it comes well recommended. :thumbsup:

The only...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 7th 2008, 7:59 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,365
Posted By Zannie

Re: Arabic Interpretertranslator Jobs in Afghanistan/Iraq

Thanks Shiva for the suggestion.

LH - what are you talking about? How is my question putting this person or any other person in this field killed?
Forum: Middle East
Jul 7th 2008, 5:59 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,365
Posted By Zannie

Arabic Interpretertranslator Jobs in Afghanistan/Iraq

Need to research for a friend. Does anyone know best companies to contact that can supply interpreters to the US/UK armies?

Cheers,
Forum: Middle East
Mar 26th 2008, 11:13 am
Replies: 32
Views: 9,820
Posted By Zannie

Re: Hello and banking help please (getting paid in AED....)

We do! They obviously don't love us that much!! :p
Forum: Middle East
Mar 26th 2008, 11:11 am
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By Zannie

Re: not sure

Tracy, it is a good idea to come out to Dubai. The best thing to do is contact all the companies you would like to work for and find out the best person to speak to. Email or even better telephone...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 26th 2008, 10:22 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,446
Posted By Zannie

Re: Dealing with heat...

Me too! DH says I'd burn under a lightbulb!! :eek:

lochdaz-of-blantyre, when you're here during the summer you'll notice the only people mad enough to sit on the beach or around a pool are the...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 26th 2008, 10:19 am
Replies: 32
Views: 9,820
Posted By Zannie

Re: Hello and banking help please (getting paid in AED....)

HSBC charges for EVERYTHING!! We're currently with them and although they have been very good with us, we're going to change soon to Lloyds TSB. I'm sure they allow 1 or 2 free transfers per month...
Forum: Middle East
Mar 2nd 2008, 7:34 am
Replies: 84
Views: 11,954
Posted By Zannie

Re: Offer job in Dubai - Salary ok to cover expenses ?

Well that says alot about meeting me outside Capital Radio then!! :eek::eek:

and I'm blonde.. :rofl:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Feb 27th 2008, 12:03 pm
Replies: 93
Views: 2,448
Posted By Zannie

Re: The small stuff that bugs you in the UAE....

I hate being called Ma'am. It's not the word so much, it's the way it's said... :frown:
Forum: Middle East
Feb 27th 2008, 11:29 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,207
Posted By Zannie

Re: Worried

Not that I'm an expert on schools here, but my childminder has lived here 20 years and would only recommend DESS and JESS as they are ofsted inspected every year and are not making huge profits on...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 27th 2008, 11:17 am
Replies: 34
Views: 1,856
Posted By Zannie

Re: Banking then

HSBC here charges for everything even if you need to amend a standing order, transfer etc..etc...

We bank with them, and they have been great, however, I've heard Lloyds/TSB are better where you...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 26th 2008, 8:58 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By Zannie

Re: Anyone know of any gyms looking for personal trainers?

Hi Hun

How are you, thinking of changing career?? :p

Zxxx
Forum: Middle East
Feb 26th 2008, 8:57 am
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By Zannie

Re: Dubai Tennis Championships

I work for the TV company filming the Tennis, the atmosphere down here at the mo is great.
Forum: Middle East
Feb 26th 2008, 7:09 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,011
Posted By Zannie

Re: accommodation allowance restricted to 1 person

I work on my DH's visa (which is legal), I just needed a No Objection letter from my DH to work, in case the authorities checked up. However, I only work part-time and don't get any 'allowances',...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 12th 2008, 11:53 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,277
Posted By Zannie

Re: Well...apartment hunting again

A friend of mine has a really big two bedroom apartment on the Palm with seaviews, it took her ages to finally rent it out, and she only got 130k PA rent for it, so there are bargins potentially to...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 12th 2008, 11:48 am
Replies: 189
Views: 10,361
Posted By Zannie

Re: Violence in Dubai...Your Thoughts please.

Well, compared to when we arrived it has become vastly more expensive to live here and he's just making a general comparison (not a personal one).

We're doing well here, not as well as we could...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 12th 2008, 11:41 am
Replies: 189
Views: 10,361
Posted By Zannie

Re: Violence in Dubai...Your Thoughts please.

What made you think that?:confused::rofl:

Believe me, if it wasn't worth our while staying here, we'd have left ages ago. :thumbup:
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 27th 2007, 10:08 am
Replies: 218
Views: 6,105
Posted By Zannie

Re: Is the ME forum too cliquey...

Why is it the "get a life" comment is always used when nothing more constructive can be said!!

:zzz::zzz::zzz:

What makes YOU think he doesn't have one?
Forum: Middle East
Oct 16th 2007, 7:22 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 4,784
Posted By Zannie

Re: Any Hatta Pools experts here?

You don't absolutely need one, but it would make life more comfortable... for the last 20 minutes or so you're driving on an unmade road.

The pools aren't signposted, but they're easy enough to...
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