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Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 21st 2018, 11:00 am
Replies: 31
Views: 2,231
Posted By miuser2

Re: Villas

Have a word with DREC (drec.ae) they manage properties around Al Safa / Um Suqeim that used to be primarily for Emirates pilots. The villas are relatively recent and maintenance is good. ARENCO are...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 1st 2018, 2:53 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 876
Posted By miuser2

Re: TV Series

"The Terror" is excellent.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 30th 2018, 10:17 am
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By miuser2

Re: First World Problem - Need to buy a car as a gift in Dubai.

Thanks for your suggestions everyone. I tried a few car showrooms around Barsha / Al Quoz and having dealt with too many smarmy lying salesmen got to the point where I was losing the will to live. ...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 26th 2018, 9:12 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By miuser2

First World Problem - Need to buy a car as a gift in Dubai.

Hi All,

It's my wife's (very significant number) birthday soon and I want to buy her a fancy car. I know almost nothing about cars and care even less. I think I want to pay in or around 100,000...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 24th 2018, 12:22 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,524
Posted By miuser2

Re: Best Lebanese in Dubai

Ah yes! Al Mallah is fantastic, the best shawarma in Dubai for my money.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jan 24th 2018, 12:01 pm
Replies: 20
Views: 1,524
Posted By miuser2

Re: Best Lebanese in Dubai

Very true. I have eaten several times at the supposedly high-end Abd El Wahab at Pier 7 and also the one in Souk al Bahar. Both have good food (and a licence) but are seriously pricey for what is...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Oct 11th 2017, 2:31 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,160
Posted By miuser2

Re: copydex

Try Emirates Trading Est in Oud Metha, Um Hurair road. really big stationery place with art supplies etc.
Forum: Middle East
Aug 11th 2017, 4:34 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 893
Posted By miuser2

Re: Doha home-schooling

You could make contact with Home - Clonlara School (http://www.clonlara.org/)

They may be able to put you in contact with others also using their (well respected) home-school program in Doha.
Forum: Middle East
Aug 3rd 2017, 2:07 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By miuser2

Re: Freezone options in UAE?

Just checking out washing machines now, what do you recommend LG or Samsung? ;)
Forum: Middle East
Aug 3rd 2017, 8:04 am
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By miuser2

Re: Freezone options in UAE?

Just to follow-up on this - a commercial broker licence in the UAQ FZ was just what I needed and without visas costs 13,500 to setup.
Forum: Middle East
Aug 1st 2017, 5:58 am
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By miuser2

Re: Freezone options in UAE?

No, no money laundering :-) It's normal business development, connecting customers with suppliers/manufacturers and assisting with contractual stuff. However, the work we do can cross a number of...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 31st 2017, 5:24 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By miuser2

Re: Freezone options in UAE?

Thanks guys, UAQ seems like quite a good option for me.

Unlike Europe the business activities that a company can engage in are very specific - is this actively controlled? I need a company entity...
Forum: Middle East
Jul 31st 2017, 9:27 am
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By miuser2

Freezone options in UAE?

Hi All,

I am looking for advice on the best (cheapest really) freezone to setup a company in in UAE. I don't need a residence visa, just the company entity and no requirement for anything much in...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 21st 2017, 12:18 pm
Replies: 52
Views: 2,484
Posted By miuser2

Re: Suits

Whistle&Flute are very good - they have a good range of suit fabric so no need to go elsewhere for that if you don't want to. Good advice to have a second pair of trousers made. Also consider...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 31st 2017, 5:15 pm
Replies: 86
Views: 23,621
Posted By miuser2

Re: Purchasing property in Dubai

I found Andrew Hallams' books helpful: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Global-Expatriates-Guide-Investing-Millionaire/dp/1119020980/

His investment strategy is nearly %100 passive (pick 3 or 4 ETFs and...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Nov 22nd 2016, 1:02 pm
Replies: 45
Views: 4,587
Posted By miuser2

Re: Investment options for 2017

This makes a lot of sense. Can you share some tips about how you invest in water? Any ETFs that make it easier?
Forum: Middle East
Aug 25th 2016, 12:14 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By miuser2

Re: Corporate video production in UAE recommendation wanted.

Thanks but I am hoping to get a recommendation rather than a list of all video production companies in Dubai.
Forum: Middle East
Aug 25th 2016, 9:24 am
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By miuser2

Corporate video production in UAE recommendation wanted.

Hi All,

I'm looking for a recommendation for a company in the UAE to create a short corporate video. Any ideas/leads welcome.

Thanks!
Forum: Middle East
Feb 3rd 2016, 5:58 am
Replies: 6
Views: 1,270
Posted By miuser2

Re: Offshore banking recommendations for UAE resident?

Thanks Scamp & hnd,

Unfortunately it seems you have to have HSBC Premier status to get their off-shore account which requires maintaining too much of a cash balance for my liking. I will have a...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 1st 2016, 6:43 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,270
Posted By miuser2

Offshore banking recommendations for UAE resident?

Hi All,

I would like to open an offshore bank account (EUR and USD). I'm based in the UAE but I don't know if that makes any difference these days. Does anyone have any recommendations for a...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Dec 2nd 2015, 8:02 am
Replies: 2
Views: 729
Posted By miuser2

Re: Ireland around Easter

For my money I would always suggest West Cork & Kerry as the best place to drive around for scenery. Lots of good places to eat along the Wild Atlantic Way (Home | Wild Atlantic Way...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 8th 2015, 2:14 pm
Replies: 129
Views: 15,630
Posted By miuser2

Re: Dubai - what is happening

Yes you're right it is a bit foreign alright.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 8th 2015, 2:06 pm
Replies: 129
Views: 15,630
Posted By miuser2

Re: Dubai - what is happening

Not true, the China Sea in Deira is excellent and does not have a pork licence (more's the pity because if it did it would be outstanding.)

PF Changs serves muck though..
Forum: The Sand Pit
Jun 29th 2015, 6:48 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 805
Posted By miuser2

Re: Doha Airport tips please - Lounges?

The Oryx lounge allows paid access but I'm not sure it's really worth it, it's not a great lounge and you have pretty good facilities in the rest of the airport.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Mar 12th 2015, 8:32 am
Replies: 35
Views: 2,505
Posted By miuser2

Re: Sweet and Sour Pork Balls

It's too expensive for the cheap(er) places to serve pork (law requires a separate kitchen just for pork I believe). Anyone know a place serving good crispy pork belly or char siu pork?

My...
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