Few resources can build a better picture of life in Abu Dhabi than the expat blogs maintained by already established foreigners. Whether these writers are recounting great challenges, relaying roll-on-the-floor funny encounters, delivering crucial advice and important tips or reaching out to those around them, their insight affords others a unique and personal glimpse into their new community.

Best expat blogs in Abu Dhabi

Arabian Notes

The go-to blog for anyone thinking of moving to Abu Dhabi, Lindsey writes about a range of topics relevant to life in the UAE. Her insight and exciting lifestyle are the perfect introduction for what to expect if moving to Abu Dhabi.

Nationality: Scottish

Lizzy of Arabia

A fantastic blog about the trials and tribulations of an expat mom living in Abu Dhabi. This blog is filled with interesting stories and useful advice about expat life in the UAE, and is a must-read for anyone contemplating a move there with a family.

Nationality: American

Lizzie of Arabia - an expat blog about Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Days

An interesting blog by two Londoners discovering this beautiful part of the world and chronicling their adventures whilst living in the UAE.

Nationality: British

Abu Dhabi Days - an Expat Blog in Abu Dhabi


Sun, sand and sea... Tales of the life of a British expat living in the UAE. This interesting blog is filled with words, humour and photos about the life of an expat in Abu Dhabi.

Nationality: British

Anexpatabroad - An expat blog about Abu Dhabi

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