1 August 2016

Rawaa Al Abdulla - Expat in Dubai

Rawaa Al Abdulla - Expat in Dubai

Q: Where are you originally from?
A: New Zealand

Q: In which city are you currently residing?
A: Dubai

Q: What do you do in your new city?
A: Working and doing my MBA

Q: How is the quality of life in your new city in comparison to that of your home city?
A: Dubai is a luxurious city in comparison to Auckland NZ, I prefer Dubai weather although everyone complains about the heat but in nature I like warm places rather than cold.

Q: How would you rate the healthcare system in which you are currently enrolled?
A: Health system in Dubai has definitely gone better than previous years, however it still needs more improvement, though keep in mind UAE is relatively a new country therefore it is doing well so far.

Q: How does the cost of living compare to that of your home city?
A: Living in Dubai is much cheaper than NZ.

Q: Did you use a relocation company to help you with your move?
A: No.

Q: How easy or difficult was the relocation process?
A: Quite easy

Q: What is your favourite mobile app which you use to aid you in your expat life?

A: Facebook

Q: What is one piece of advice you’d like to offer a new expat in your new city?
A: Be open to new cultures so you don’t get a culture shock when you move anywhere in the world. Have an open mind and clear views!