The culture in Dubai: totally different from the western world. For many visitors, is it therefore a bit of a culture shock when they arrive here. There are nationalities from all over the world, people walk in traditional clothes, you’ll find mosques from which prayers sound, you’ll smell the sisha’s sweet smell and you’ll see the Arabic language all around you. Welcome to the colourful world of Dubai!
The United Arab Emirates is a democratic country and adheres to Muslim and Sharia laws. The religion is therefore Islam. Off all the UAE, Dubai is by far the most Western place. Mainly this is due to the influence of the many different cultures living here.
However, there are definitely some things you have to keep in mind when visiting Dubai. We will tell you which things and how to adapt. Remember that you always show respect and understanding to the local culture and that you adhere to local standards and values!