Category: Top of Tempo

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As the name suggests, this downtown café in Khalidiya has a huge teen following. With plenty of comfy sofas and armchairs, Chillax has a lot to offer its young and enthusiastic customers. You will be quick to notice the eager staff and the friendly atmosphere that the café has to offer.

Save a Turtle

Shelter for Destitute Cats and Dogs
The Abu Dhabi government is creating a haven for destitute cats and dogs, in an effort to promote animal welfare in Abu Dhabi. The shelter will be the first of its kind in the emirate and is said to be capable of housing about 200 animals.


LOCATION: Khalifa Bin Zay ed Street,
Abu Dhabi

Hanoi is perhaps one of the best far eastern restaurants in the city, and for good reason. An authentic Vietnamese eatery by heart, there is no getting away from the liveliness of the place.

Emirati Bride

By Noura Abdullah Rashid Al Noaimi – (My personal story)


“The loudness of her compressed heartbeats rang in her ears as she tried to wear a layer of calm serenity. Getting ready to be gazed at from unknown eyes as she stepped into a distant light like she’s staring at the sun from underwater. Holding her breath, waiting… anticipating. It’s time to walk down the aisle, dressed in white, entering her new kingdom.”




The “I love UAE” video competition concluded with the announcement of the winners and a debate by film experts and educationists on how best to nurture film making in the UAE. The winner of the “Me” category was Alina Mustafina, and of the “Me and My School Category” was Shabari Shankar.


Green kitchen



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”.

Musical Inspiration


Always on the look out for interesting events I was intrigued when I heard of a group of kids popping up around the city, instruments in hand, performing classical concerts to the surprise of a delighted audience! I spoke to musician and conductor of Abu Dhabi Strings Orchestra, Emma Stansfield.