Expat Advice

The reality and compromise of being friends with an expat – The challenges of being an expat and making friends.
Who would want to live the expat life? – Our advice to those stuck in their comfort zones!
Back to London – is expat life right for me?! – Reflecting on life in London compared to expat life in Dubai – are we doing the right thing?!
Expats, are you a planner or a free spirit? – It’s interesting to hear what plans, if any, expats make for their travelling life!
Expat Life – Transition from tourist to a resident. – Hear about how we transitioned from being tourists in Dubai to residents.
theXpats reunited! – Is home where the heart is? – Read up how it felt to be back in Dubai!
Why some people struggle to settle into desert life – A round up of conversations we’ve had with fellow expats about their struggles settling into Dubai life.
The unexpected reality of being a new Dubai Expat! – Part 1 Employment.
The unexpected reality of being a new Dubai Expat! – Part 2 Social Life.
The unexpected reality of being a new Dubai Expat! – Part 3 Lifestyle in Dubai.
How to be a Dubai expat on a budget – Find out how we enjoy the perks of Dubai life but on a budget!
It’s not always fun and games in the desert. – Check out some of the problems we face living the expat life in Dubai!
What is the etiquette of Ramadan in Dubai? – Check here for the do’s and dont’s during Ramadan when living in or visiting Dubai.
Do you need a break when you live in Dubai? – Answering one of the most asked question ever!
The Expat Tag – A more personal look at our expat life.
Overcome the feeling of isolation as an expat – Addressing the low points of being an expat in Dubai.
Great Ramadan deals not to be missed! – Check out what deals are going on this holy month.
What’s it like being an expat woman in Dubai? – Let me break down how women really get treated in Dubai!
My experience of severe dehydration and why it is no joke! – Sharing my story of how tough dehydration in the desert can be!
Special days are difficult for me as an expat – Why I felt homesick whilst celebrating Eid in Dubai!
Top 10 apps that will make Dubai life easy – Check out our top 10 apps we recommend for those in Dubai.
How to find a job in Dubai, the easy way! – Check out our tips and advice on job hunting in Dubai.
How did we make the most of the Dubai Summer heat – tips on how to survive in Dubai in the summer!