Living in Dubai

Dubai likes to have the biggest and best of everything – but there is far more to the city than that.

Working in Dubai

Dubai is a land of opportunities for skilled professionals - with tax-free salaries!


Dubai is home to various international and government nurseries, schools and universities offering top quality education.


Both private and public healthcare services are available in the UAE, with English speaking staff and internationally trained medical staff.


Dubai is becoming a retail capital of the world; where else would you get a festival dedicated specifically (and reverently) to shopping?

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Eating out is a popular past time in Dubai, namely because there are so many delicious options.

Going Out

Exploring the many entertainment options in Dubai is one of the best parts of living here.

Things To See & Do In Dubai

Beyond the glitzy skyscrapers, you can explore Arabian culture, family attractions, desert landscapes, and more.

How Tos

The Dubai How-To section of our website is your comprehensive step-by-step instruction guide to setting up and living in Dubai.