The local arts scene has flourished in this industrial area of Dubai and has become a hub for galleries, music venues and dance studios.
Al Sufouh has a tiny collection of compounds in high demand and its nearby Media City is thriving with MNCs head-quartered there.
Arabian Ranches is the original expat neighbourhood. Motor City and Sports City are also popular for those seeking a slice of surburbia.
Al Barsha is a neighbourhood of two sides. The first is quiet with huge villas; the second is a bustling area with new apartment blocks.
Bur Dubai and Karama are in the heart of old Dubai and its convenient location means it's a thriving area with plenty of amenities.
The busy streets of Deira allow adventurous residents to explore the many souks, heritage sites and creekside restaurants in the the area.
Dubai's newest neighbourhood has been designed with community in mind with cafes and shops peppered through each residential area.
Dubai Marina and Jumeirah Beach Residence have been designed to be the epitome of high-rise, modern living.
Tree-lined streets, manicured gardens and recreation areas make Emirates Living a popular family neighbourhood.
As one of the furthest north neighbourhoods, The Gardens is a popular choice for those making the commute to Abu Dhabi.
With its central location near the airport and its suburban feel, it's no surprise that Garhoud is such a popular residential area.
Catagorised by countries including China, England and France, International City was popular for budget-conscious residents.
There's a genuine suburban atmosphere here with lots to see and do and you can stroll to the beach or shops with ease.
Jumeirah Lakes Towers, (or JLT as it is more affectionately known) is a buzzing neighbourhood built around a busy one-way system.