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Abu Dhabi



Knowing what you know now, would you still move to this city?

YES!!!! - Sep 12, 2017
Probably not. - Jun 8, 2015
No. I find the local culture to be pretty oppressive, the weather horrible, and the quality of just about everything to be weird. It's not nice to be in a place where everyone )except the few local nationals) is expendable, where everything depends on cheap, imported labor, and where status symbols and conspicuous consumption are what people seem to care about. - May 19, 2013
Yes. - Jul 20, 2012
Probably. The Emirates is a weird place in ways it's almost impossible to understand without being here, and it can get trying. For Embassy people, as previously noted, it's neither a warm nor an especially service-oriented work environment, but it's not actively awful, either. The summer is exhausting - but then there's the rest of the year, and there really are lots of advantages that, on the whole, outweigh the problems. - Aug 9, 2011
Definitely not. It's a morally bankrupt country where nobody, except Emiratis, have any legal rights. The American Embassy is the most unhelpful I've ever experienced. Traffic fines are exorbitant and private sector workers can be fired or not paid for no reason at a moment's notice. Pick another country please. At least they don't behead in the UAE. - Jul 17, 2011
Absolutely, in a heartbeat! I live well and have lots of friends. What's not to like? - Nov 7, 2010
I don't think so. Although safe, I'm just not a fan of the sand. - Jan 31, 2010
Yes. - Aug 25, 2009