Excited to start your new life in Dubai? There are some important things you should know as an expat to make your move a smooth experience.
What can you expect about life in Dubai? Plenty if you dive deeper but to simplify, these four pointers will be handy for you to settle in.
1. Lots of great social activities, each unique in its own way
Start warming up like a lot of Dubai expats who enjoy themselves in private hotels or beach clubs upon their arrival in the city. You may even spend on a relaxing time in the local sports clubs spread across your area.
2. Look beyond overwhelming building sizes and architecture
Along with high-rise buildings and infrastructures such as the Burj Khalifa, Dubai has plenty of residential property buildings, both off-plan and secondary type villas, townhouses and apartments in key areas such as Arabian Ranches, Dubai Sports City and District One Residences. Top real estate brokers that are RERA authorized will help you look for the perfect home in Dubai.
To get a first-hand feel about the city’s rich culture, history and tradition, walk through the Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood which is located by Dubai Creek, closer to the gorgeous new project by Emaar which is set to complete by 2021.
Once you are adequately warmed up, you may take part in camel races held at the Al Mamoun track.
3. You can make friends with people of different cultures
The fact that a majority of Dubai’s population is made of expats is what makes it an excellent place for people from all cultures to live in. This simply means that you can have the opportunity to network with people of all cultures from around the world.
During your stay, it definitely pays to be open-minded, as racism is highly frowned upon in this city, and it’s pretty common for people of different nationalities and culture hanging around with each other.
4. Dubai is a great place for women to stay
If you’re a woman who chooses to live in Dubai, then you’ll expect a ton of amazing things it has to offer. Generally, women are considered the backbone of the UAE society. Therefore, they enjoy a very high level of respect which might even surpass that of the respect they get back home.
Additionally, every Tuesday in Dubai is ladies’ night, which means ladies can enjoy a lot of privileges such as huge discounts on food and other stuff.
Living the expat life in Dubai is never boring. There are tons of activities you can do, plenty of amenities you can enjoy, and it’s really diverse economy and culture sure is a welcome change.
(Input from Deadline News)