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Criminal pitfalls for Westerners in Dubai

What issues should Westerners take care with when in an outplacement in Dubai? What acceptable behaviour in the EU could send you to prison in Dubai?
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Meeting locals, when you move to a new country?

If you're moving somewhere new, and want to meet other expats, then we've got a great question on how to meet other expats when you move to a new country. Alongside that though, you might want to meet ...
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US Common Practices with kids that new Immigrant parents should be aware of

There was a famous story back in 1997 about a Danish mother that left her toddler outside the restaurant. Some practices for behavior in public, common and accepted outside the US, might be illegal ...
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Meeting other expats when you move to a new country?

When you move to a new country, you'll probably want to make some local friends. However, you may well also want to make friends with some other expats, both from your own country or others. Partly ...