Liana Liston, an accountant based in Dubai, believes not.
Make the expat move with a spouse and children in tow, and you’ll slot relatively easily into a life filled with play-dates and school runs, and make friends through both.
However, moving to the area without a spouse and children can be a daunting and sometimes isolating experience.
You can text like SMS and talk to anyone nearby easily.
She didn’t have the money but wanted to help the man she loved, so she took out a $20,000 loan and wired the money to a bank account in Dubai.
“I couldn’t spare that money, but he knew exactly what to do.”At her request, he sent her “proof,” including copies of his alleged work contract and return plane ticket to Vancouver. He promised to repay her in November and made her feel guilty for doubting him. 31, Sarah succumbed, taking out a $20,000 loan and wiring the money to Dubai.
Families are the foundation stone of Arab society, and so it follows that the Gulf region is extremely family-friendly.
Examples like these inevitably provoke questions, and so we spoke to four women who’ve lived and worked in some of the most popular destinations in the region – the UAE, Qatar and Oman – to find out what life is really like for a single woman living there.
Firstly – should those considering a move be worried about their safety?
He is also said to champion many of the humanitarian causes that Jolie does.