What the 2016 We Are Social Digital Report tells us about the Middle East

For those unaware, each year digital agency We Are Social gathers insight and produces an incredibly comprehensive report on the state of digital across the globe. Digital in 2016 from We Are Social Singapore   So while the report’s geographic target spans from Argentina to Vietnam, we wanted to see what the results tell us about…

Under the sea in the UAE

The UAE waters host over 1/3 of the world’s 80 species of whales and dolphins, among 700 fish species and four species of turtles, so there’s certainly plenty to see. However, diving in the UAE is a rather hit and miss experience. I’ve dived with a couple of companies here and the experiences have been……

Operation #FreeGym: Sampling the fitness options of Dubai

Dubai is a city of extremes. On a Friday, for instance, you can eat and drink your body weight in champagne, lobster, wagyu and oysters for the same price as hardcore agility races, sky diving, power boarding, wake boarding, horse riding, golf and scuba diving. In Dubai, you’d be pretty safe in saying there is something for…

Why zombies are the absolute pits

There isn’t a nope big enough to convey how much I absolutely hate zombies. Things really turned a corner for me while I watched 28 Days Later* in 2002 – it turned out that some zombies are capable of running. Actually, no, sprinting. Sprinting zombies. Fan-bloody-tastic. I didn’t sleep for a week. There’s very little I’m afraid…

How Dubai celebrated New Year’s Eve 2015

A truckload of fireworks and a devastating fire at the Address Hotel, Downtown Dubai, and Dubai’s residents once again showed solidarity in the face of the tragedy. Getting the fireworks ready was not for the faint hearted! #Dubai #NYE: Behind-the-scenes of #BurjKhalifa fireworks… https://t.co/fLXi8a4imO pic.twitter.com/8TISQVSAhi — Emirates 24|7 (@Emirates247) December 30, 2015     And the…