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Living overseas can sometimes be difficult, especially if your host culture is dramatically different from the way things are “back home.” Many new expatriate spouses feel overwhelmed and disoriented by the shock of a novel cultural environment. Some respond by clinging to the familiar: they make a point of socializing only with other expats, and maintain minimal contact with local people. Others rise to the challenge of living fully in the unknown culture, embracing the uniqueness of the land and its citizens.

When your world feels topsy-turvy, it’s easy to slip into the welcoming arms of the expat community. There’s nothing wrong with building a support network of like-minded people; after all, no-one will ever understand an expat’s life like another expatriate. However, Read more

Dubai life & friends memory book

Footprints in Dubai is a book which allows international children to actively create a keepsake of their Dubai life and friendships. A valuable tool for kids to stay connected with their childhood years spent in Dubai, forever, wherever.

The authors, Liliane van der Hoeven and Nienke Salomons, explain: “Children in Dubai grow up in a very international and ever changing place. The majority live outside their parents’ home countries and cultures – so called ‘expat-children’ or ‘Third Culture Kids’ – and might spend their childhood years in different countries. To them ‘home’ is a Read more

Living in Dubai can be very expensive especially at this time of year when most expats are running what feels like small hotels as they entertain a constant flow of guests visiting Dubai.

When your family and friends arrive they are eager to visit all the great sites and activities they have read about.  Daily itineraries can include activities such as skiing in the morning at Ski Dubai followed by an afternoon racing down water flumes at Wild Wadi finished off with an evening of dune bashing and belly dancing!  This is all great fun but for many residents it means joining in with their guests and a constant visit to the cash machine so one of the must have items while living in Dubai is a voucher book called The Entertainer which this year also comes as a mobile app so there is no excuse of forgetting the book at home! Read more

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