Expert comment on how VAT fees coming in 2018 will affect cost of living in Dubai
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gaven Aug 24, 2009 11:30 am
Lived here 15yrs and still alive despite drinking TAP water for all that time..Check facts with doctor, did before i came.......PS. still have a full head of hair
Jacy Chan Aug 22, 2009 10:54 am
The heat after 5 years during the summer with humidity is still the worst aspect of life here. I do get a chance to get out of the city to other Middle East cities and enjoy the time outside in summer at night more there than here. Still small gripe for the other wise amazing and ever changing city! To say "I was in Satwa in summer and survived" is a great bar room story to tell.
Pam Aug 21, 2009 12:44 pm
Yes .................I agree completely..............the water here does make you're hair fall out.............and as for drinking it, straight out of the tap..................hahaha................you can forget about that..............check you're water tank before you do....
Jenn Aug 20, 2009 08:05 am
The water making your hair fall out is a myth! I have ONE friend that claimed that and then she changed the shampoo and conditioner she used and no longer a problem.
I wash my hair in the water here and mIne's never been healthier or thicker. If you've moved from another country to Dubai then pretty much everything here is different to home, from the heat, humidity, food, constant air con and dry air indoors, there are SO many other things that can affect your hair/skin etc.
When I moved to Australia and went out drinking I started breaking out in a rash, I was told that I had developed an allergy to alcohol. Finding that a little hard to believe I trial over teh next few weeks trying different combinations of drinks (different spirits, different mixers, without ice, etc) I worked out that it was the detergent that they used to clean the glasses there that was the problem.
Often the most obvious answer is not the right answer.
Mike Aug 20, 2009 07:50 am
Yes we all are leaving Dubai very rich, rich of experiences that I would never had in my mind.....thats all.
But maybe poor and without job !