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The UAE prides itself for being a modern, progressive country with a diverse and multicultural population. That being said, it is still a Muslim country that follows Islamic laws, which prescribe specific guidelines for social etiquette, dress code, and public behaviour. If you are a first-time visitor in the UAE, there are certain things you should… Read More

the irish village photo dubai

There are plenty of restaurants in Dubai, and one of the places that a lot of expats go to for a relaxing ambiance with alcoholic drinks is The Irish Village in Al Garhoud. This is a huge Irish pub that becomes even more vibrant during winter season as they place the tables outside and it… Read More

A popular Japanese soy sauce brand has been banned from entering the UAE. The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has issued a warning that prohibits the importation of Kikkoman Soy Sauce due to alcohol content. In accordance with Ministerial Resolution No. (539) of 2012 of the “Standard Guide to the Procedures for the… Read More

There are almost nine and a half million people living in the UAE today. However, not everyone is aware of the laws in the country, even if they have been living here for quite some time. Indeed, there are things that first-time visitors should know when they arrive in the UAE. Being a Muslim country, the… Read More

drinking alcohol dubai things to know

Being a Muslim city, anyone would think that drinking alcohol in Dubai is impossible. The city adheres to Sharia Law, which forbids drinking for Muslims. But if you are a tourist, and a non-Muslim at that, then you are allowed to drink alcohol every now and then under certain conditions. Yes, drinking is tolerated (for… Read More

alcohol-license-dubai

Being in Dubai, there are restrictions in respect to the community on how alcohol is marketed. Expats will need to get an license in order to purchase and consume alcohol. Please be guided on the qualifications, requirements, process, and tips when applying for a drinking permit. The UAE, being a Muslim country, strictly adheres to… Read More