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Hot Issue Alert

Posted by: @KokoZu
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The June issue of What’s On magazine landed on my desk this week and I have to say it’s packed with lots of brilliant, boredom-busting ideas, including 37 awesome things to do this summer! The issue is available both for Dubai and for Abu Dhabi. What’s on also turns 37 this year and in celebration they’re giving away more than 65,000 Dhs worth of prizes, including hotel stays, spa treatments and a luxury holiday to Phuket! The issue includes the much-awaited  guide to iftars, suhoors and Ramadan daytime dining. And lastly, you’ll also get a Euro 2016 Guide which highlights the best venues in Dubai to watch the games and includes a free, pull-out wall planner to keep you up to date. Grab your copy now at any Virgin Megastore in the UAE or various other outlets or check them out online

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Okay so this is a moment alot of us have been waiting for. Luckily we didn’t have to wait very long this year as A. the after-race artist announcements came early and B. they’re now out in the open. International superstars The Chemical Brothers & Rihanna have been announced to headline The 2016 FORMULA 1 EITHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX After-Race Concerts  and two more international artists will be announced soon. The only way you can see these amazing performances is with your #AbuDhabiGP ticket. So here’s what you basically need to do: *Purchase your #AbuDhabiGP ticket at any Virgin Megastore across the UAE or online *Do it quickly because the first 100 people to do so get a GOLDEN CIRCLE upgrade to the Yasalam After-Race Concerts! These are invite-only and cannot be purchased otherwise. If the above hasn’t convinced you already, all  F1…

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Running for those who can’t

Posted by: @KokoZu
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We live in a great city that’s full of opportunity and tons of exciting events, concerts, fitness-related activities and much more. And it doesn’t get better than combining two of these at the same time. That’s exactly what the Red Bull Wings for Life World Run aims to do: tackling fitness and charity in one go! The Wings for Life World Run returns to the UAE bigger than ever. On May 8th, at 3pm local time, runners of all abilities, fun runners, and fanatics, young and old, will come together in Dubai’s Autodrome and join tens of thousands of runners from over 30 countries to start the race at the exact same time. The run aims to help fund research to find a cure for spinal cord injury and all money raised goes straight to the foundation. You can register for the run online until May 4th at…

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Do you love nature, sports, spa-time and an ultimate unwind? We’ve teamed up with RoomHopper.com to bring you one of the most relaxing weekend getaways ever! Three lucky winners  can win a 2-night stay for two people at the Banyan Tree al Wadi or Banyan Tree Ras al Khaimah beach.Described as “one of the most intriguing hotels in the area which offers unforgettable dining, spa and adventure experiences”, Banyan Tree Ras al Khaimah will surely take your breath away! All you have to do is spend 150 AED or more on our Valentine’s selection in store in the UAE and you get one entry coupon to enter into the raffle. The more you spend the higher chances you have to win! The prize includes a two-night stay including: daily breakfast at Sands or Al Waha restaurant, 90 minute falconry and owl interaction, 30 minute archery, 60 minutes spa for two…

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A Disruptive Space

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We’ve been really pleased with how Virgin Megastore Yas Mall has been doing. It’s been a huge success for us and for our loyal customers. Here’s a snippet of President Nisreen Shocair’s vision outlining the concept, the inspiration and the reaction of this disruptive space. The Concept Virgin Megastore has respositioned itself in the past nine years and has moved from being a ‘record or CD store’ or a ‘place to buy DVDs’ from to a one-stop shop for all things entertainment and an recognizable location for anything cool and hip. In order to reflect those changes, we needed to create a disruptive space, a flagship store, that would illustrate what this newly repositioned brand has to offer. We kept in mind the younger segment and created an environment which was urban and raw, with lots of street art, containers and…

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