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Old 5th Jun 2022, 09:07
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SaulGoodman
 
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Originally Posted by BigGeordie View Post
On the subject of advice for EK and Dubai, one more little gem I heard: "Make sure you leave Dubai with the same wife you arrived with." The various stresses of expat life (and working for Emirates) do add to the divorce rate.
Having a wife is one of the key reasons never to go to the UAE/ME3. I can completely understand when you are in your twenties, single and no kids to go to EK. Having done various stints in the UAE I can fully comprehend that the first couple of years can be quite fun. Long term it is a shithole compared to basically everywhere in Europe.

I also donít agree that most employers in Europe are worse than in the ME. Wizz, RYR and most Eastern European operators maybe.
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