Picture this: You're new to Dubai - unpacking your luggage in your accommodation not knowing anything about the emirate and without any friend around who can give you company. As you are a little over
So, how do you drive away this loneliness and tackle the helplessness of feeling like a stranger in a new city? Here's what you can do, as well as one thing you shouldn't.
While the weather permits it, take a walk around town. Stroll in Kite Beach, check out La Mer, or just go sit on a bench in Dubai's many public parks. There's more to Dubai than just the fancy vistas and the big malls.
Here's the thing, randomly chatting up a person in Dubai is kind of a hit-or-miss opportunity. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't go out there and do it. Try going to certain events such as the Dubai Flea Market and strike up a conversation rather than just simply haggling and buying something
Another interesting aspect about Dubai is the number of communities that exist here. Not only is there a group for every expat nationality in town, there are also groups
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Dubai is not just supercars and skyscrapers. It started off as a small town and turned into the city it is today. Getting to know more about the country's culture helps you appreciate the place more.
But there's one thing you should never, ever do and that is.
It's extremely easy to get sucked into the 'brunch every weekend' kind of life, especially if you're new in town. Sure, you can go at least once but