Real Estate in Al Ain

Very soon, lots of newcomers who arrived in Al Ain at the end of the summer will have completed residency procedures and will now be able to rent their own villa or apartment. For many of us, the way things are done in the UAE are a million miles away from what we are...

Life in Al Ain Part 6: Further resources

Updated 18th June 2014 If you are one of the many people who have signed a contract for a job here and are just waiting for the air tickets, try to do some research before you get here – it’s time well spent and will help you settle in quicker. Thanks to...

Life In Al Ain: Part 5a a different world

If you are coming here from a country with a high minimum wage, you will be amazed how many people are employed here to do seemingly menial tasks.  Many of these service workers earn 1000aed per month or less – most of which they send back to their families in...