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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

Pay it Forward this Ramadan

Posted by: @KokoZu

We are excited to announce the launch of our latest community project:  Pay it Forward,  in collaboration with Fetchr, that encourages and facilitates people to donate to Dubai Foundation for Women and Children. In sync with the holy  month of Ramadan, the project aims to make it easy for you to donate, helps you get a little more involved in the community and give back to those in need this charitable month. The initiative is based on the principle of ‘paying a good deed forward’ and to inspire people to help make a difference or a positive change in someone else’s life. How does it work? With a delivery of an item purchased through our website, each delivery box includes a free shipping code and an instruction guide on how to re-purpose the box to make donations. Once you’ve re-packed the box you can use pickup services through…

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Eid Mubarak!

Posted by: Sophie

Happy Eid Al Fitr! We wish you joy and happiness  spending this holiday  with family and friends celebrating the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the start of the new lunar month. Eid means “a festivity” and it can describe any kind of celebration even a birthday, but the popular word “eid” in the Arab world refers to the 2 major Eids Muslims celebrate, Eid Al Fitr and Eid Al Adha. From all at Virgin Megastore – Eid Mubarak!

Ramadan Kareem

Posted by: Suzanne Mahfouz

We long for Ramadan to start every year, for the joyous sentiments we get when Ramadan’s doors are starting to open. Our hearts feel the bliss and the happiness. We think about the family Iftars that are yet to come after our long fasting hours. We wait eagerly for the latest Arabic TV shows and special Ramadan desserts we eat that are specifically served during this holy month. The nights we spend outside our homes enjoying the Ramadan decorations in the streets and cafes. And finally, friends and family gatherings for Suhoor are the finest way to end your day in Ramadan. These beautiful moments that we long for before Ramadan have become divine rituals for most of us. “So remind, [O Muhammad]; you are only a reminder” (45:4). I’m writing this as a reminder of what makes this month the special time that it…

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WIN a Pencil by 53

Posted by: Sophie
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Exclusively available in Virgin Megastores the new Pencil by 53 is quickly becoming the most talked about tool for artists and creatives. This new hardware accessory for Paper, and the latest in Fifty Three’s essential suite of mobile tools for creativity. Pencil is the most natural and expressive tool for getting ideas on Paper—a beautiful blend of advanced technology and crafted design. Pencil’s special expressive features: Erase, Blend, and adaptive Palm Rejection, open up a whole new world of creative possibilities in Paper. Un-lease your inner artist and you could be in with a chance to win this amazing new tool! We want to experience Ramadan through your eyes this year as you show us what the holy month means to you. We have three Pencils up for grabs. All you need to do is get creative and draw us…

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