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Staycations

It’s Dhs350 to brunch, stay and play at the What’s On Lock In this weekend

One night’s stay, brunch, pampering, bonus free drinks, breakfast, entertainment and activities at Dhs699 for two..! The next Abu Dhabi Lock In is almost upon us (Bab Al Qasr from July 30 to 31), and we still have a few rooms left for those that are sticking around this summer. The UAE-famous What’s On Lock […]

News

UAE weather: Temps of over 50ºC recorded in the shade yesterday

Corr what a scorcher… If you felt a little like you were melting into a puddle of your constituent liquids yesterday, there’s a good reason for that. The National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) shared the highest recorded temperature of the day via Twitter — 50.9°C observed at around 3pm in the Al Dhafrah region of […]

Expo 2020 Dubai

Get a free Expo 2020 day pass when you fly with Emirates

One more reason to fly with the world-famous airline… Expo 2020 is just months away and if you want a slice of the action, there’s one more reason to book that holiday. World-famous Dubai airline Emirates is giving away free tickets to the phenomenal show when you fly with them. If you fly with Emirates […]

Culture

A popular fairy-tale is gracing the stage at The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates in August

The story is told in the language of classical ballet… Both, adults and children alike, love the classic tale of Cinderella. And if you love watching the Walt Disney story unfold on your screen, then you’ll certainly love the Moscow City Ballet production of it. The classic tale will be told through the beautiful artistic […]

News

UAE petrol prices will increase again in August 2021

Oh no, not again… In a pattern of continued increase, UAE petrol prices are on the up once again and it’s another big jump. If your car’s fuel tank is running low, you might want to top it up before Sunday, August 1 as the UAE petrol prices have been revealed. For the sixth month […]

Celebrities

Exclusive interview: John Cena on his role as a ‘douchey Captain America’

Launching off the ropes onto the What’s On website, we present: The man, the legend, John Cena… We see you John Cena, you of the star-spangled suplexing through your decades-long wrestling career, you and your numerous forays into the action movie genre (most recently, as part of the Fast and Furious franchise ‘family’), your bodybuilding, […]

Staycations

The stunning SLS Dubai hotel launches a luxe spa-cation

This great getaway for two includes breakfast…  Staycations are a great thing to do all year round in Dubai, but never more so than in the summer, when it’s nice to put your foot on the brakes a bit and take some time for you. If that’s just what you’re looking for, how does a […]

Culture

Pics of the week: Your best photos of the UAE

The UAE is beautiful… The UAE can easily be deemed one of the most photogenic countries in the world and the photos uploaded to social media are proof of that! From skyline shots to famous landmarks, sunset clicks and more, if you have an eye-catching photo of the UAE, we want to see it. *UAE […]

Brunch

New entertainment venue Cue Dubai launches Friday brunch

Get this in your calendar… Last week, What’s On revealed the opening of a brand new dining and entertainment destination, named Cue. A cool new spot for dinner and a show, Cue Dubai has also just announced the launch of its first brunch. From tomorrow, the new brunch will run every Friday between 1pm and 5pm, […]

Culture

Sharjah will soon be home to a floating theatre and other exciting projects

A floating theatre, lake project and more… If you love arts and culture, Sharjah is a must-visit. The cultural capital of the Arab world is home to a number of projects shining a spotlight on all things culture including the House of Wisdom, Khorfakkan amphitheatre and a large number of art galleries and museums. On […]

Events

Legendary DJ Paul Van Dyk to bring Ibiza to Coca-Cola Arena this August

Experience Ibiza’s best beats right here in Dubai… Missing a summer in Ibiza this year? We know how you feel… That’s why we’re thrilled to announce that on August 19, Ibiza will be coming to us. Legendary DJ Paul Van Dyk will be jetting over and brining his famed Shine event to Coca-Cola Arena. Shine […]

News

Emirates extends suspension of flights from India to UAE again

Another travel update… Emirates has announced that its flights to India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will remain suspended until at least August 7, 2021. Previously, the suspension was until July 28. It doesn’t look like they will be reinstated any time soon, as Emirates has been pushing the dates back almost weekly for the last […]

News

Abu Dhabi Green list updates: 20 changes to the quarantine free travel list

The updated will be effective from 2pm on July 31, 2021… The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi’s (DCT) has updated its Green List’ of countries, regions and territories with an unprecedented 20 changes. The new list will come into effect at 2pm on July 31, 2021. 12 countries and territories have lost their […]