Dubai Blogs & Websites

Dubai Debates
Independent debate organizers aimed at broadening discussions of the latest issues concerning the Arab region.
Umar in Dubai
Personal blog of an expat living in Dubai.
Dubai Foundation for Women and Children
Non-profit shelter for victims of domestic violence, child abuse and human trafficking.
How to Make it in Dubai
A personal blog written by a young Canadian expat living in Dubai.
Green Maps UAE
A map of eco-friendly and sustainable developments throughout the UAE. Listings include vegetarian/vegan restaurants, organic food markets and eco-friendly businesses.
Online social community promoting Arabic language learning in children. Organises events and sells Arabic language books and CDs.
An online parenting magazine covering topics of pregnancy and raising children. Also offers local tips and advice for parents in the UAE.
Mama Knows Dubai
A mom-centric website with reviews and opinions of products, restaurants, services and anything else mothers deal with on a daily basis. Also offers contests and giveways.
Financial UAE
Financial advice and current events discussions written by Independent Financial Advisor, Keren Bobker.
hellwa fashion
Commenting on trends in fashion, beauty and lifestyle events in Dubai.
Mother and baby concierge service and online community organises social events for mums and children.
Social Circles UAE
Social meet ups for residents of Dubai and the UAE.
Malls in Dubai
An online guide to shopping malls in Dubai including comprehensive listings of stores, restaurants, and cinema times. Also features reviews of restaurants and spas, competitions, and special offers.
Food website with information about restaurants and bars at Crowne Plaza Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road.
Crest of Dubai
Community website and discussion forum for residents of Palm Jumeirah.
Volunteer in Dubai
Helps volunteers and businesses connect with charitable organisations in Dubai. Open Sunday to Thursday 11:00-19:00.
UAE Swimming Federation
Government organisation promotes swimming to the general population in the UAE. Organises development training for UAE National Swim Team competing in local, international, and Olympic tournaments.
Taste Life Cafe
An online magazine run by Gluten Free supermarket. Focuses on issues related to gluten free diets, gluten intolerance and people with coeliac disease.
Online shopping portal with a wide range of products including electronics, books, clothes, accessories, and home furnishing.
The Emirates Network
Online business directory and search engine.
Metality UAE
News and information about the rock and metal music scene in the United Arab Emirates.
Online forum with discussions about school recommendations, raising children and general life in Dubai. Also organises social and informative events, contests and coffee mornings in Dubai, throughout UAE and other GCC countries.
Great Dubai Guide
Whats on guide for events and ongoing promotions.
Pregnant in Dubai
Information and advice regarding prenatal and postnatal care, pregnancy and giving birth. Written by Fetal & Maternal Medicine Specialist and Head of Fetal Medicine at American Hospital Dubai, Dr. George Michailidis.
el Grocer
Grocery shops and supermarkets mobile application for online order and delivery.
Dubai FAQs
Useful bits of information for residents of Dubai. Directory listings for schools, business and places of interest.
Dubai Expat Forum
Online discussion forum for expats living in Dubai.
Dubai City Guide
Events and entertainment listings, shopping guide and local news. Helpful information for residents and visitors.
Dubai Kidz
Online resource for parents to discover family-friendly events and activities around Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Autism in Dubai
Useful information for Dubai-based families with autistic children.
Promise of a Generation
An open dialogue group aimed at discussing social issues and promoting cultural awareness in Dubai.
The blog of a British expat wife and her dog. Everyday topics relating to life in Dubai and keeping dogs as pets in Dubai.
Our Baby
Online resource offered by EHL, The City Hospital and Welcare Hospital covering topics of pregnancy, child birth and raising children.
Menu Pages
Website with menu listings and community reviews of restaurants and food outlets in Dubai.
Table 4 Me
Online table reservations for restaurants throughout Dubai.
Online portal for salons, spas and fitness centers. Located inside Montgomerie Clubhouse at The Montgomerie Golf Club.
Northern Emirates Homeschool Association
Homeschooling group with members from Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain. Offers support and advice to families who homeschool.
Air Miles
Customer loyalty programme offers rewards towards spa treatments, restaurant and shopping vouchers, movie tickets and theme park adventures.
Indus Ladies
Online community for Indian expat women living in Dubai and the UAE.
Expat Forum
Online forum for expats living in Dubai.
Online reference guide for shopping eco-friendly, ethical, fair-trade, chemical-free, and socially responsible products that are available in Dubai.
Travall World
Mobile app and video guide to the UAE including hotels, dining, activities, medical, wellness, sports and entertainment. Available in android and iphone.