Planning on moving to the UAE? Or maybe you already live here but an old friend has reached out to you who is considering a new job prospect in the Emirates and wants to know what life here is like.

Things I take for granted now I sometimes forget used to baffle and confuse me, until a new person lands in town and they ask the questions that were once on my mind too. And then there’s the insider knowledge that someone new to the country should be armed with, but would never think to ask.

Based on my own experiences and those of people who came after me, here is my list of nine things that you may need to know, want to know, or just be interested to know about moving to the United Arab Emirates. Continue reading “9 Things You Might Not Realise Before Moving to the UAE”