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Forum: Europe
Jan 19th 2004, 6:38 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Jezza

What on earth are you talking about? I...

What on earth are you talking about?

I didn't think a passport was something you could just go and buy from a company? I'm sure the various immigration departments would be interested in talking...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 14th 2004, 10:19 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Jezza

If you can get some friends etc. to help pack (or...

If you can get some friends etc. to help pack (or a local co.) you could take a look at www.upakweship.com.

Apart from that I can't help.

I might try them from France to Dubai soon.

Good luck
Forum: Middle East
Jan 14th 2004, 10:16 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 30,103
Posted By Jezza

Yes, you have a problem houston. The sums...

Yes, you have a problem houston.

The sums quoted in Dubai are usually annual rents. The sums you talk about are certainly annual rents so divide by 12 and you get the monthly sum.

I am...
Forum: The Lounge
Jan 13th 2004, 12:34 am
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By Jezza

What a great link this is sibsie - thanks. ...

What a great link this is sibsie - thanks.

Best schoolboy (or girl) humour I've seen for a long time. That's already brightened up my 2004.
Forum: Middle East
Jan 12th 2004, 10:03 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 754
Posted By Jezza

Shipping - UpakWeShip

I recently discovered a company (US based but with an office in UK also) who provide a service based on them delivering a container and you packing it. They then ship and deliver.

Based on the...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 11th 2004, 8:24 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 6,614
Posted By Jezza

Can someone clear up for me, the issue of Jebel...

Can someone clear up for me, the issue of Jebel Ali.

Devonian stated that it is 45km from Dubai. Then whmseeker stated that Jebel Ali is on the outskirts of Dubai.

I am from the UK and 45km...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 11th 2004, 8:17 pm
Replies: 55
Views: 30,103
Posted By Jezza

Hello there. There are various employment...

Hello there.

There are various employment agencies which you should study the website of. Try some of the following:-

www.budgerecruitment.com
www.ashbrittle.org.uk
www.hillmcglynn.com...
Forum: Thailand
Jan 5th 2004, 9:27 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,856
Posted By Jezza

Ooops, Wasn't me who resurrected the OP...

Ooops,

Wasn't me who resurrected the OP though. Mr/Mrs. Alualu is responsible for that.

I wonder where they went and how they liked it. Maybe like Jim Thomson (the silk man), they went for a...
Forum: Thailand
Jan 4th 2004, 7:51 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,856
Posted By Jezza

I can agree with gary2rep entirely. The...

I can agree with gary2rep entirely. The Renaissance Hotel is very good and indeed a 5* hotel. It's attached to the New World Hotel which is also very good (all part of the JW Mariott Group).

As...
Forum: Middle East
Jan 4th 2004, 4:26 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By Jezza

I don't know what you have been told, nor what...

I don't know what you have been told, nor what you expect but I don't believe there are expat type positions available with UK local authorities.

My earlier advice still stands that you should...
Dec 29th 2003, 6:14 am
Replies: 5
Views: 1,983
Posted By Jezza

Now I understand. I lived in Bangalore for 2...

Now I understand.

I lived in Bangalore for 2 years and we used 'Skin So Soft' most of the time to avoid being bitten. It's aparently what the US forces use to protect themselves from Mossies.
...
Forum: Thailand
Dec 23rd 2003, 10:55 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,856
Posted By Jezza

Hello there, If you have lots of $$$, you...

Hello there,

If you have lots of $$$, you should look at Pangkor Laut Resort. You will find it on the web using most search things. Sea is not good anywhere one the West Coast but at least...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 23rd 2003, 10:03 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,549
Posted By Jezza

70k Suadi Riyals a year is about USD18k which is...

70k Suadi Riyals a year is about USD18k which is USD1,500 per month. That's what I'm looking at spending in Dubai and that's reasonable. You should remember that the bigger the place, the bigger...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 23rd 2003, 9:41 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,549
Posted By Jezza

If you need a villa at $70,000 a year then I...

If you need a villa at $70,000 a year then I would carry on to Australia and find what you think you can get there. I have a wife and two kids too and we have been used to 'the high life' in Asia...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 22nd 2003, 9:26 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,549
Posted By Jezza

My experience of Aus is the salaries there are...

My experience of Aus is the salaries there are quite low and I don't know what you do but surely your $8k is enough to live on for a while until you find something else. You should try Asia; unless...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 22nd 2003, 8:29 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By Jezza

It's all very well searching through job adverts...

It's all very well searching through job adverts etc. and contacting local authorities but you should check first if you have any chance of being able to get a working visa.

Without a working...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 22nd 2003, 8:23 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,860
Posted By Jezza

How does this thread get nearly 1,500 views but...

How does this thread get nearly 1,500 views but only 5 replys?
Forum: Middle East
Dec 22nd 2003, 8:20 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 6,614
Posted By Jezza

Is there any accommodation towards the Jebel Ali...

Is there any accommodation towards the Jebel Ali end of Dubai or in Jebel Ali?

How far is Jebel Ali from Dubai centre? All the maps I can find on the web just show an arrow to Jebel Ali but no...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 22nd 2003, 8:16 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,549
Posted By Jezza

Why would you want to go to Australia? I can...

Why would you want to go to Australia?

I can understand wanting to leave the UK (taxes, weather etc.) but why Aus?
Forum: Middle East
Dec 22nd 2003, 5:27 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,860
Posted By Jezza

Hi Don, You seem to have a big thing against...

Hi Don,

You seem to have a big thing against Qatar. I was looking at opportunities in Dubai recently and have been contacted about possibly going to Qatar.

I have lived in Malaysia, India...
Forum: The Lounge
Dec 20th 2003, 10:29 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By Jezza

Reading all these silly things people do reminds...

Reading all these silly things people do reminds me of two REALLY stupid things I have done in my life:-

The first was testing what I thought was a 9v battery on my tongue but I later found out it...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 11th 2003, 5:24 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 893
Posted By Jezza

Palm Island / The World

Do any of you already living in Dubai (lucky ones) know who is managing the Palm Island or The World projects.

If you don't know about them, you can find out about Palm Island at www.palm.ae. I'm...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 7th 2003, 8:52 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 536
Posted By Jezza

DVDs, CDs and Videos

I am hoping to move to Dubai soon and have heard conflicting reports on what I am and am not allowd to bring into the UAE as personal belongings.

I have a collection of two hundered DVDs, four...
Forum: Middle East
Dec 4th 2003, 11:56 am
Replies: 1
Views: 956
Posted By Jezza

Where to live in Dubai

Hello all reading from Dubai,

I am hoping to be able to move to Dubai soon, having recently left Singapore and now back in Paris.

I'm going to be looking for somewhere to live that's not more...
Forum: The Lounge
Nov 30th 2003, 9:13 pm
Replies: 176
Views: 5,537
Posted By Jezza

The other thing you may consider in making up...

The other thing you may consider in making up your mind is battery life. Apple claim the iPod life is 'over 8 hours'. I don't think mine ever manages near to that but I do have the vol level quite...
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