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Old 05-04-2009, 07:13 PM
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Anyone have an overview of the UAE and or Dubai? Like inside info?

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Old 05-05-2009, 05:04 AM
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if your looking for work there,don't waste your time
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Old 05-05-2009, 07:50 AM
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Wife has been many times, including a recent trip. It's changed a lot and some for the better but mostly not. Right now they are feeling the impact of the recession in a big way.
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My son-in-law (who lost his brother in 911) was offered a job there. He went to work in NYC instead.
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Old 05-05-2009, 02:34 PM
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Thanks,

My son has a college buddy who is from Dubai and has offered to take my son to the UAE when he goes home to visit his parents. My son is 19. I try not to intrude on his life too much - technically he is an adult - but frankly I don't like the idea. I looked up the basics about the place, but I was hoping to get some feed back from people with actual experience there.

No Tommyr904, I'll keep my good 'ol USA job... at least I hope so!

Thanks again,

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Old 05-05-2009, 06:43 PM
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I was in Dubai this past January. Very safe, no crime. Not sure I'll ever be back there, but I'm glad I got a chance to visit. It's very expensive. The most amazing airport I've ever seen. One interesting thing, there are toll roads but no toll booths. Every car is equipped with a transponder. Definitely a well thought out city. The must see's are the Burj Hotel, Ski Dubai and the Palm Islands.
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