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Baniyas district now a favourite with expats in Abu Dhabi

Baniyas district now a favourite with expats in Abu Dhabi
If you’re about to relocate to Abu Dhabi and are looking for a home in an affordable, peaceful neighbourhood, Baniyas is a good choice. Although postings to the Gulf States are considered by many expats as the path to riches and an upscale lifestyle, those who’re not quite as fortunate as regards mega-salaries can still live in...

UAE golden visas encourage expats to stay long term

UAE golden visas encourage expats to stay long term
A top Dubai official has praised the UAE ‘golden visa’ as it gives expats a sense of security and belonging. The recently-introduced 10-year long term UAE residency visa, popularly referred to as the golden visa, is now giving expats who want to stay in the emirates a true sense of security. The comments were made by the...

Qatar Expat Women group helps newly-arrived expats adjust

Qatar Expat Women group helps newly-arrived expats adjust
Moving overseas to take on a new job can be a stressful experience, especially for expat females moving to one of the Gulf States. Although the UAE is a popular destination for career enhancement as well as decent salaries, its unfamiliar culture can cause even more stress or even loneliness, especially for expatriate professional females...

Older areas in Dubai attract expats looking for community living

Older areas in Dubai attract expats looking for community living
If you’re heading to your dream job in Dubai and will be looking to rent accommodation, the glitzy city’s smaller, older neighbourhoods are sure to please. Located centrally, Dubai’s older neighbourhoods are densely populated and more expensive as regards rental costs, but their unique charm gives a huge, pleasing contrast with the...

UAE expat cost of living falls as compared with last year

UAE expat cost of living falls as compared with last year
For expat professionals heading to the UAE, it’s good news as prices of necessities have fallen since a year ago. Although the Gulf States in general are favourites for high salaries, boosts to careers and a unique if somewhat insecure lifestyle, they’ve also been known as some of the most expensive cities anywhere in the world....

Expats in Qatar now forbidden to use cryptocurrency

Expats in Qatar now forbidden to use cryptocurrency
If you’re planning to become an expat in Qatar and regularly use digital money or invest in cryptocurrencies, perhaps you should consider another destination. Qatar’s population of 2.6 million includes a large percentage of top-salaried expatriate professionals, making its average per capita income one of the highest in the world....

Luxury home values in Dubaiare dropping like stones

Luxury home values in Dubaiare dropping like stones
As Dubai’s real estate sector crashes, even expat investors are shying away from bargains. Real estate values in Dubai have now dropped by 25 per cent over the past four years, leaving the property market in confusion and investors looking to pull out before it becomes worse. The continuing slump in oil prices plus the massive oversupply...

Is the Saudi dream fading for expat professionals

Posted on December 12, 2019 in Relocation UAE
STORY LINK Is the Saudi dream fading for expat professionals
Is the Saudi dream fading for expat professionals
Is it all over for expat professionals in Saudi Arabia? In the past, a reassignment to Saudi Arabia was the goal of every expat professional determined to live the high life and gain long-term career progression, but it seems the good times may now be over, at least for white-collar expats. With its economic growth beginning to stall and...

Reasons why Dubai is still a top destination for ambitious expats

Reasons why Dubai is still a top destination for ambitious expats
For qualified, experienced professionals seeking a job in Dubai, there’s a huge expatriate community ready to ensure you’re never lonely. Moving overseas to an exotic land with an unfamiliar language can be a scary prospect for even the most enthusiastic expat professional, but Dubai is more approachable as a home from home due to its...

Expats in Kuwait less than happy with their jobs and lives

 Expats in Kuwait less than happy with their jobs and lives
It’s survey time again, with different studies revealing different results for a swathe of worldwide expat destinations! The latest InterNations study is hitting hard on Kuwait City, ranking it as the worst on the planet for expatriate professionals. The expat hub was ranked last for its lack of leisure activities, unreliable local...