8. More Liberal than Other Middle-East Countries
Unlike many other cities in Middle-East, Dubai is quite open minded when it comes to smoking or drinking. Also you won’t have to deal with the issue of censored TV viewing unlike other middle-eastern countries. You will be able to watch uncensored TV shows. However, there are still plenty of rules as well your should keep in mind while traveling to Dubai or living in Dubai like no revealing clothes, no kissing and touching at public places, going topless on beaches prohibited, un-marital sex etc.
9. Public Transportation
Public transport is readily available in Dubai all the time and you do not have to pay much for them. Dubai Metro is a nice, clean, affordable way to move around the city. There is a system of feeder buses offered at most of the major stations. Taxis are cheap and plentiful. For air travel, once expats have their residence visa, they can get an e-Passes which expedites clearing customs.
10. Plenty of Outdoor Activities
If you are someone who loves to soak the sunlight, you will get it in maximum amount while living in Dubai. Climate in Dubai remains hot almost whole year. It allows expats to enjoy outdoor activities for the majority of the year. And even when it’s too hot to do much more than sit about, you can have plenty of fun at night time. Nightlife is lively but doesn’t start until after 9:00pm and goes on till late night. Big name entertainment and parties are advertised all the time.