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20 Things You Only Experience in Dubai

20 Things You Only Experience in Dubai

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20 Things You Only Experience in Dubai


20 Things You Only Experience in Dubai


We've come up with twenty fun things you only experience in Dubai... Enjoy!

Whether you're an expatriate living here, or a tourist visiting, here are twenty things you will no doubt only experience while here in the Emirate. 
20 Things You Only Experience in Dubai
1. Patience really is a virtue because let's face it, you won't be getting to The Dubai Mall quickly between 4pm and 8pm.

Fairy Godmother patience | 20 Things You Only Experience in Dubai


2. Speaking only one language is really quite a frustrating thing, as you don't understand a lot of people. Even people who speak the same language, their accent completely throws you. 

Jennifer Lawrence confused | 20 Things You Only Experience in Dubai


3. Despite not understanding, you do manage to pick up basic Arabic to get by.

Yallah | 20 Things You Only Experience in Dubai

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4. You quickly learn that yes doesn't always mean yes. 

The Blacklist | 20 Things You Only Experience in Dubai


5. Everywhere delivers. Walking to Costa is a ridiculous concept here. 

Cara Delevigne | 20 Things You Only Experience in Dubai


6. You will reveal the worst, hungriest (and probably most drunk) version of yourself at brunch.

Supernatural | 20 Things You Only Experience in Dubai


7. Even if you loved the heat, you will hate it here. Nobody loves the heat here. 

Indiana jones melting | 20 Things You Only Experience in Dubai


8. Things like everyday banking, ordering a takeaway or paying your bills are NOT a simple phone call away. We simply can't handle it sometimes... This results in expat anger.

Complicate | 20 Things You Only Experience in Dubai


9. Driving in Dubai is a little bit like Mario Kart. 

Mario Kart | 20 things you only experience in Dubai


10. Thursday is your new favourite day. 

Jungle book | 20 things you only experience in Dubai


11. Sunday is your least favourite day.

Sleeping Cat | 20 things you only experience in dubai
 

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12. Everyone assumes you're rich because you live in Dubai.

Wolf of wall street | 20 things you only experience in Dubai


13. Cars look like they're from video games.

Cars in Dubai | 20 things you only experience in dubai


14. Navigating the malls here is a skill you must learn that is vital to surviving. 

Lost in the shining | 20 things you only experience in Dubai


15. Winter is your new favourite season because it comes with acceptable temperatures, leaving you smug as. 

Christian bale | 20 things you only experience in Dubai


16. You come to appreciate that bigger is always better in all aspects of life. 

Burj khalifa | 20 things you only experience in dubai


17. Everyone turns into part-human, part-sloth during the summer months because it's too hot to do anything. Not even move. 

Sloth | 20 things you only experience in dubai
 
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18. Paying rent in one cheque, two cheques and for the lucky ones, four is painful. 

Bridesmaids I'm poor | 20 things you only experience in dubai


19. Rain is the WORST thing that can happen here. 

Rain in dubai | 20 things you only experience in Dubai


20. Turning up at the bank and realising there's a four hour wait. There's no point complaining, make a day of it. 

20 things you only experience in dubai
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