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Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 20th 2011, 12:20 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 656
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Colonic

There has been a lot of debate about the benefits, perceived and actual, of having colonics.

I have never felt the desire to have a hose up my jacksy, but girl friends have and have said that the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 20th 2011, 12:16 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Studying in the UAE part time

Since moving out to the UAE, I too have decided that I should do a degree - having left school with the bare minimum of qualifications. I looked at doing an MBA but decided against it because I...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 20th 2011, 6:58 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,417
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Motor Car Servicing

Have friends in the 4x4 club who have pretty much imported most of their car parts - from small bits and bobs, to bumpers, transmissions, lift kits etc. They have paid duty on the import and the...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 19th 2011, 10:35 am
Replies: 11
Views: 2,417
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Motor Car Servicing

Ramy Trading in Mussafah may have the parts - speak with Anush 0506518778. Found them to be more competitive on price that Icon.

For orders from the States, watch out for shipping prices and also...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 12th 2011, 10:53 am
Replies: 60
Views: 9,220
Posted By Tillybean

Re: iPhones in UAe

Have to disagree Scampy. I had an iphone and now have the galaxy. The galaxy looks better, is slimmer, lighter, not so chunky, has a multitude of apps that mirror apple and isnt tied to apple only...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 12th 2011, 8:43 am
Replies: 60
Views: 9,220
Posted By Tillybean

Re: iPhones in UAe

Bought the Samsung Galaxy 2 and its so pretty...I think I am in love! And am heading to the little Etisalat office at Masdar to sort out the data package later today.
Forum: Middle East
Sep 12th 2011, 7:40 am
Replies: 2
Views: 827
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Abu Dhabi Tourist Guide course and subsequent employment

Taqa are the nominated Emirati tour guides, and as Bahtatboy says, they do a fine job - have met them at the F1 and also worked alongside them at the Film Festival.

You may be able to get work...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 12th 2011, 6:47 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,534
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Decent Serviced Apts of Short-term Villa options in Abu Dhabi

Ouch! Heck man, I can rent you my villa for 100,000AED a month. Take it!!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 8th 2011, 1:52 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 8,586
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Any info on Yanbu??

Nah, not really Zam. Just found the OP a tad rude for my liking and a little insulting of our members (oh er missus) who were trying to help. A lot of the bored go out of their way to try and help,...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 8th 2011, 11:26 am
Replies: 60
Views: 9,220
Posted By Tillybean

Re: iPhones in UAe

Thanks so much. Have to say I am about to push "pay" on a Samsung Galaxy S2. It looks amazing.

Just one quick question. I have a pay as you go sim which is fine for me now, but will it work...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 8th 2011, 11:07 am
Replies: 36
Views: 8,586
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Any info on Yanbu??

Grrrr...getting very frustrated with the OP now. Because you dont get the response you want, ie, it's an amazing place and we are all so jealous that you are moving there, then you get fiesty.

As...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 8th 2011, 10:57 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,504
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Summoning.....Milhouse! (and anyone with experience of Cairo Airport)

Restaurant called Tabouleh near to the American Embassy in the Garden City area was wonderful. Lots of amazing mezehs - particularly loved the flash fried liver and the delicious little spicy...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 7th 2011, 12:41 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 1,534
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Decent Serviced Apts of Short-term Villa options in Abu Dhabi

also the Fairmont has nice villas too in B2B. very swish.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2011, 11:25 am
Replies: 17
Views: 32,593
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Male massage in Abu Dhabi (without happy ending)

Zen at Rotana or the Shangri-La - my mate goes all the time and never gets a happy finish!
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2011, 10:57 am
Replies: 36
Views: 8,586
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Any info on Yanbu??

Have you tried a google search? A simple one turned up these answers:

http://forum.aramcoexpats.com/viewtopic.php?f=20&p=12031...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 7th 2011, 10:45 am
Replies: 60
Views: 9,220
Posted By Tillybean

Re: iPhones in UAe

Thanks for this post as I am currently debating between an iphone, Samsung Galaxy S/S2 or HTC Desire/Desire S.

Anybody use an android and if so, pros/cons over the iphone or other phones...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 7th 2011, 10:33 am
Replies: 14
Views: 1,534
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Decent Serviced Apts of Short-term Villa options in Abu Dhabi

Vision Apartments near the Municipality or Platinum Residence next to the Cultural Foundation.

If you prefer quiet(er) then the serviced apartments at the Park Rotana are nice, and the ones at the...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 5th 2011, 10:40 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,274
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Where is the party at?...

Thanks for this - very interesting and lots of social groups to suit everyone.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 4th 2011, 7:14 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,274
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Where is the party at?...

I am in Abu Dhabi. We dont have regular meet ups - have only managed to get to one so far (thanks Norm for arranging).

Places to go - depends what you like doing......
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 4th 2011, 7:03 am
Replies: 10
Views: 17,075
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Online shopping in UAE

Amazon delivers to me in Abu Dhabi...I access it via the .co.uk site without any problems.
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 25th 2011, 7:44 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Suggestions please for a long weekend away...

Having looked for my boss, the Shangri-La at Muscat is running at around 2,000 AED for a room per night for a family of 3 (2 adults plus 1 child under 12). Also, very limited availability.

Qasr...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 23rd 2011, 1:43 pm
Replies: 40
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Suggestions please for a long weekend away...

Qasr Al Sarab - they have limited activities and a dune that you can get the children to run up and down numerous times to tire them out. The hotel is okay, the pool is nice and the bar/restaurants...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 22nd 2011, 9:35 am
Replies: 131
Views: 12,397
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Homesickness

I agree with the posts about getting out there and trying new things - I appreciate it might be out of your comfort zone, but you never know, something may just "stick" and by jingo, you have a whole...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Aug 22nd 2011, 8:42 am
Replies: 49
Views: 6,536
Posted By Tillybean

Re: Fish and Chips

Hemmingways at the Hilton in Abu Dhabi isnt too bad either.
Forum: Middle East
Aug 22nd 2011, 8:38 am
Replies: 38
Views: 3,525
Posted By Tillybean

Re: What car do you drive?

I drive a Jeep Wrangler Sahara 2 door - it's fine for my small commute and I thrash it in the desert at weekends so have had some modifications done to it.

Whatever you get, I would probably not...
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