How to survive without a job?

So… You lost your job and looking for a new one… I was not working for couple of months… and it can be annoying… you have a lot of free time, you are just going crazy about interviews, not finding a job or just running out of time and money… You still have some time to change your visa, but running out of money… Here are some tips how you can make some extra cash:

  • Sell out your staff and unused items – You can do this on Dubizzle or visit the Dubai Flee market. You can find some tips and more info on the fleemarket here.
  • Do mystery shopping – We used to do this… a lot… You go, shop and fill in a report. Then you get some cash. This is also good to visit some really nice restaurants and retail shops in Dubai ( and Abu Dhabi). You can eat for free and some companies let you keep the things you bought. Find some tips on mystery shopping here
mystery shopping dubai

Try mystery shopping and Eat for free

  • Freelance: If your English is good, then do some freelancing. you can be a social media guru, online expert
  • Teach – You will need some good language skills, but you can tutor part time… little ones or adults…
  • Train – if you like some kind of sports and you are good at it… find someone to train… One of the biggest problem in Dubai is that people do not go out enough, do not exercise! Motivate some good people and you will feel good about it!
Train someone Dubai

Train someone Dubai

Probably there are more ways… more fun or just simple! We tried some of this… if you have any suggestion or good tips, please do share with us in the comments!

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Dubai Flea Market

Hello there!

So Dubai Flee Market is a cheap source of all sorts of good and crazy stuff! If you are new to the country and you are looking for microwave, chair, jeans or ironing desk… for really cheap… then the flee market is where you need to be!

Initially was organized once a month in Safa Park, but now there are different dates for different locations: Ibn Batutta Mall or even at the Trade Center in the summer months.

Check out there website here!

Dubai Flea Markets

Visit Dubai Flea Market

Visit Dubai Flea Market

Dubai Flea Market is a second hand market where private individuals with non-commercial intention SELL & BUY everything used, from household items, home appliances, furniture, textile, ceramics, electrical equipment, toys, games, books, DVD’s, clothes, antiques, accessories etc. and handcraft.

 

If you want to sell your used or old stuff, you can also do that here! As a seller, you will need to pay around 280AED, in this fee you will have some chairs and a huge table to put your things out for the potential buyers!

Bruno Mars coming to Dubai

He is also visiting Dubai… gonna have a concert in Media City Amphitheater on 4th May… To be honest we are excited about him…he has so many great song 🙂

Tickets selling was open on 31st Jan… You can buy tickets on his webpage… or on TimeOut, on Groupon, etc

  • AED 295 – regular,
  • AED 595 – front pit,
  • AED 1,495 – VIP

Are you planning to go?

Justin Bieber in Dubai

The young and famous… Justin Bieber will be in Dubai for a concert on 4th of May. The concert will be in the Sevens Stadium.

You can buy tickets starting from AED 350, hurry up before the tickets sell out 🙂 You can get your tickets at his page.

We thought the tickets are juuust a little bit too expensive, but if you are a fan, then it’s worth for you 🙂

Are you fan enough?

Now that the London 2012 Summer games are just days away, here is a small game that already started:

You just need to like the Kappa GCC facebook page, and share the picture below (you will find it on their facebook) and you can win (If you are the lucky person from each 50 “likes & shares”) an item from the ones that you can see on the picture.

Terms & condition: 

1. In order to enter the draw you must Share the picture publicly and like our Facebook page.
2. After each 50 new likes on our page, we will draw a random winner (from those 50 persons) who will win one of the following items (subject to availability) T-shirt (black or green), Polo T-shirt (red or blue), Baseball Cap (red or black), all prizes are Official United Arab Emirates National Olympic Committee (UAE NOC) items provided by Kappa GCC.
3. The names of all winners will be announced after the game ends (on 29.o7.2012)
4. In order to be eligible you must be a resident of a GCC country.
5. The prizes will be handed over in Dubai or Abu Dhabi, for the winner in person. For this we will send a private personal message on facebook to the winners.
6. The duration of the game is (17.07.2012-29.07.2012). Extensions are possible.
7. There is no possibility to ship the prizes the winners will be contacted to inquire about the size they want, and the colours.
8. Sizes and colours are subject to availability.
9. No direct employees of Kappa GCC or their close family is eligible to participate in the game.
10. The game could end earlier in case if all items (50 items) are won.
11. For any further questions please contact us here: http://www.kappa.ae/contact-us/
12. Hurry, limited stock.

Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez and Nicki Minaj

Before we moved here, we knew that Dubai is not just a city in the Middle East…we knew that is very cosmopolitan and very fresh (maybe not during the summer months, if you know what I mean 😉 )… But what we didn’t expect was the number of concerts organized here… And not just any concert, Madonna just finished in Abu Dhabi and couple of weeks later Pitbull was here, with his “very own song” ( See parody below from the “Key of Awesome” group )

Now we just realised that JLo, Jennifer Lopez, Jenny from the block…is here… I mean she is coming to the UAE in November… You can check out the details here, on her official website… This is the show what she “threw”  on the America Music Awards… Not bad, huh? I think worth seeing it…

And if this is still not enough…Nicki Minaj has announced, tweeted that she will have a concert here in October…

It looks like October will be a cool month… The DXb Music Festival will open on 5th October, in Al Badia Festival City…with AfroJack, Far East Movement and many more…

A week  later Sandance is opening, 12th October…