Hospitality is big business here, and where there is hospitality, there is glamour.Everyone is dolled up, from the bar staff to the fun-loving cabin crew who stop over in Dubai for an energetic form of rest and relaxation.85pc of the city's population is from overseas, which means most Dubai residents have gone through the process of landing in a foreign land and going out to make friends.It's a shared experience that brings a sense of unity With such a transient populace, impenetrable cliques are rare.With a median age of 27 (male and female), a vibrant nightlife and year-round sunshine, the whole thing can feel like a Club 18-30 holiday that never ends. Expats spend their tax-free salaries eating, drinking and generally showing off in public, so there is ample opportunity to meet the desired sex.This is not a place for shrinking violets; striking up a conversation with a stranger is easy and normal.Sometimes Dubai is their first taste of travel, but more often their lives have been nomadic, and their stories reflect that.
Everything is new and exciting, and you’ll meet other ‘freshers’ just as wide-eyed as you.That way, you can be a true gent and offer the garment to your companion.Date night Many Dubai men ascribe all their power and self-worth to their car, much like Samson and his hair.Thankfully, there are loads of 'second' and 'third years' more than happy to show you around. ” is the standard question when meeting a fellow expat. Occasionally, you’ll meet someone who says, “I grew up here”, and you’ll feel a bit like a gatecrasher.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.Only in the privacy of your own home should you consider going in for a kiss.