Few resources can build a better picture of life in Dubai 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 Dubai
British expat Marianne has called Dubai her home for almost a decade. Her experiences of Dubai as an expat wife are insightful and often humorous as she adapts to life in the United Arab Emirates.
As a full-time mother in Dubai, Mrs Dubai's experiences of juggling children, the weather and the foreignness of the emirate are both interesting and relatable. Having lived there for almost two decades, her wealth of knowledge is sure to help expats moving to Dubai.
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