Dubai Facts

What is Expo 2020 in Dubai

What is the Expo 2020? Every five years and for a period of six months, World Expos attract millions of visitors. Also known as the World’s Fair, it is an event that has been around for over 150 years. It is like the Olympic Games, except that instead of sports, it’s about science, techn...


Islamic Banking in Dubai UAE

When discovering the city, you’ll see signs for Islamic banks. The word Islamic Banking doesn’t mean they’re exclusively for Muslims, as everyone is welcome to bank there. Modern Islamic banking is based on profit-sharing between borrower and lender. No interest is charged for borr...


Government Censorship in Dubai UAE

If UAE citizen cover themselves out of modesty, you can imagine how UAE citizen feel about nudity in the media. All cinema releases go through a process of Government censorship in UAE, who edit out sexy scenes. Similarly, offensive content is blacked out of magazines and blocked on the internet. Re...


Banking and Money Transfers in Dubai UAE

Because the majority of the UAE’s people are expatriates, it is typical for them to transfer money back home. There are a variety of competitively priced exchange centers offering good rates for transferring money to your home country. As well as Islamic financial institutions, Dubai, UAE have...


Alcohol and Cigarettes in Dubai UAE

UAE permits alcohol and cigarettes in Dubai for non-Muslims, but with certain limitations. You may drink in designated bars and nightclubs, which are usually found in hotels, and in the privacy of your dwelling. You must obtain a liquor license (page 115) and may be asked to demonstrate that by the ...


Climate of Dubai UAE

Leave your winter boots at home; you won’t need them in UAE. Climate of Dubai UAE is famous for its year-round sunshine and warm temperatures. Even though the UAE is largely desert, the climate in the city of Dubai is quite humid, particularly in the summer months of June to September when tem...


Geography of Dubai UAE

United Arab Emirates (UAE) country lies in the very south end of the Arabian Gulf on a peninsula. It is composed of seven emirates (such as states), previously called sheikhdoms. Dubai is the UAE’s most populous city of approximately 2.5 million and the second biggest in area (after Abu Dhabi)...