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United Arab Emirates (UAE) - Dubai's towers rise from the desert of the United Arab Emirates. Hot weather, an international expat community and top-class shopping and dining are on offer. Travel deeper into the UAE to discover magnificent sand dunes.

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  An Overview Of International Schools in the UAE


Articles - United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The United Arab Emirates has a thriving expat population, much of it centered in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Lucrative employment, investment opportunities, tax-free income and a high standard of living are factors that make the UAE a highly popular destination among expats.

The education system in the UAE has undergone considerable reform since the 1960s and currently there are a number of international schools that cater to expats. These schools follow a special curriculum and provide an international environment for their students. They also have their own degree and do not adhere to the local educational system in the UAE. Here’s a list of some of the top international schools in the UAE.   more ...

  Make The Most Of Your Time In The UAE – 5 Things To Try Before Returning Home


Articles - United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The UAE has come a long way from the desert it was once regarded as. In fact, this country is known to create history with its underwater hotels, spinning skyscrapers and manmade islands. It isn’t just the tourists who are attracted to the UAE; thousands of expats from Europe and the US move to this country each year, lured by its luxurious lifestyle. Moreover, there is a lot to do and see in the UAE. Therefore, it is best that you make the most of your time in the land of superlatives. Here is a list of 5 things that you should try, before you return home –

1. Try The Desert Safari   more ...

  5 Expat Clubs In The UAE You Should Consider Joining


Articles - United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Joining a club or group in a new country is a way to make the most of your expat life. These clubs, founded with various aims in mind, are a great way to connect with people from your home country and keep familiar traditions alive, while integrating into the new culture at the same time. The UAE is an expat hub and there are many clubs and societies to cater to the interests and welfare of its rising expat population. Here are 5 expat clubs in the UAE you should consider joining.

Abu Dhabi Women’s Group

The Abu Dhabi Women’s Group is a meeting point for people across the world who share the same experience of being located to Abu Dhabi.   more ...

  Moving To The UAE - What To Expect As A New Expat


Articles - United Arab Emirates (UAE)

The United Arab Emirates has always been popular with expats, and many of them are drawn to places like Dubai and Abu Dhabi because of the lucrative business and investment opportunities available here. The UAE also has a liberal culture compared to its neighbors in the Middle East, and expats find it easier to adapt to the lifestyle here. Here’s what new expats can expect when moving to the UAE.

Tax-free salaries

One of the most popular benefits of living and working in the UAE is the opportunity to earn a tax-free salary. This enables expats to save more, since they earn a higher disposable income. However many expats find that their income can get easily spent on rent, luxury goods and socializing if they’re not careful.   more ...

  5 Great Golf Courses For Expats In The United Arab Emirates


Articles - United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Golf has gained a great deal of popularity in the UAE and there are many top-quality courses across the region. UAE also hosts a European Tour golf tournament called the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, held in January every year since 2006. The UAE has even played host to the World Sand Golf Championship in the past. Here are five of the best golf courses in the UAE.

Yas Links, Yas Island

Yas Island is a 6,000 acre multi-billion dollar property renowned for state-of-the-art attractions such as a Formula 1 Grand Prix racing park. Another jewel in its crown is the Yas Links golf course, opened in 2010, and designed by architect Kyle Philips.   more ...

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