Everything is new and exciting, and you’ll meet other ‘freshers’ just as wide-eyed as you.
However, Islam is the UAE’s official religion: sex outside marriage is illegal, and even public displays of affection can land the amorous in hot water.
So how does the expat man approach the ritual of courting without flouting local mores and getting kicked out of the country?
Date night Many Dubai men ascribe all their power and self-worth to their car, much like Samson and his hair.
Pick Sophie up in a car and it will show that you are independent.
Asking her out Let’s say you meet a charming girl – we’ll call her Sophie – you get on famously and you’d like to see her again.