CAPE TOWN, March 24, 2010 – British Olympic track star Kelly Holmes and South African rugby legend Morné du Plessis have teamed up for an emotional visit to the Future Champs Youth Programme in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
By Sara Taher
Taxis are a predominant feature of everyday life in the nation’s capital. Since my arrival five years ago, I have relied solely on taxis and the kindness (or pity) of friends for mobility. Even car owners readily opt for cabs on outings, as parking in the city can sometimes be cumbersome, if not an utter nightmare. Although the post of taxi driver was initially reserved exclusively for men, I was pleasantly surprised when I hopped into a cab the other day only to be greeted by a woman!
The Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage is holding a water exhibition entitled “Water: H2O = Life” in collaboration with the American Museum of Natural History. The Exhibition will be held from September 19, 2011 to January 5, 2012 at Qasr al Hosn Exhibition Center in Abu Dhabi.
The Second City
Much as Chicago is known as the second city to New York in the U.S., Al Ain has the same relationship to Abu Dhabi city. As Abu Dhabi city gets the lion’s share of attention, Al Ain remains relatively unknown as the cultural and historical center of the Emirate.
THALASSEMIA HEALTH AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
We appreciate the concern of the Abu Dhabi Music & Arts Foundation (ADMAF) for its support to the Marriage Fund in launching a health awareness campaign for Thalassemia, a genetic blood disorder; entitled “The Choice is Yours, for a UAE without Thalassemia”.
The Day I Met Sir Richard Branson
When I heard that Sir Richard Branson is going to be in Abu Dhabi to throw a party for F1 champ, Jensen Button, I promised myself (and everyone I know ;P ) that I won’t let him leave town without posing for a picture with me 😉
If you’re looking for satisfying cheap treats, try the delicious 100 percent pure mozzarella dipped cheese sticks at Papa John’s. It’s baked ‘til it’s bubbling and it has an irresistible flavour that’s quite addictive. These sticks taste even better when dipped in the ranch sauce.The mozzarella sticks are coated in a simple batter and are deep fried to golden perfection.