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Dubai Expat Interviews – Carol Ann Unterhorst

This week’s Into-yous features South-African expat Carol Ann Unterhorst.

Tell us a little about yourself
I am a doula practicing in Dubai and Part of the Be-Empowered group. I am also a SCIO therapist and absolutely love what I do.

When did you move to Dubai and what brought you here
Moved here a year ago. My husbands job brought us here

Have you been an expat elsewhere and if so, where
yes 3 years in Nigeria, 2.5 years in Iran

The best advice you were given to prepare you for life in Dubai
Bring your dog

What surprised you most about Dubai
That there is a wonderful life to be had outside of the glitzy Dubai. Love the security

If money were no object, where would you most like to live in Dubai
Sports city

Your favorite Arabic word or phrase you have learned so far
Inshallah

Your least favorite word or phrase you have adopted since moving to Dubai
cool

What has been your best experience in Dubai to date
Bab Al shams…spent a night there

Where do you hope to spend your next holiday
Scotland

Who is the person you most miss when you are in Dubai
my children

What is your favorite restaurant in Dubai
Jamie Oliver – the food is sooo tasty

What grocery item do you most miss from your home country
Bovril

When friends and family visit you in Dubai where will you absolutely take them
Madinat, breakfast at Al Qsar, JBR for dinner and the fountains

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