Thinking of shaking life up a bit? In need of a change? If so then making a move to Dubai in 2o22 is a good option. When it comes to living and working in Dubai, making the move relatively easy to set up.

That’s not to mention that as a destination, Dubai has much to offer. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in Dubai. From the hot weather, to the interesting international crowd of people, to the exciting nightlife and restaurant scene. What’s not to love? 

When it comes to working in Dubai, it has much to offer on that front too. From generous salaries, relocation assistance and some pretty fantastic career advancement opportunities. 

I have listed the top 10 reasons why you should move to Dubai (be it short or long term) I hope it’s useful for anyone considering it! I also created a similar list specifically for the Brits, listing 10 reasons why British people should move to Dubai.

La Mer Dubai
La Mer Dubai
Life lately #6

Life lately #6

What a wonderful month July was. Some of its sun-drenched moments were the stuff of dreams, exactly what we romanticise British summertime to be about. The month's main highlight being a long-overdue trip to Cornwall, specifically my home village. I feel like the...

Life lately #5

Life lately #5

It goes without saying that it's such a wonderful time of year. This month I have been reflecting on my time since I got back to the UK and how much I have enjoyed being back. I get asked all the time if I miss life in Dubai and even I am surprised that the answer is...

ME Dubai hotel at The Opus by Zaha Hadid

ME Dubai hotel at The Opus by Zaha Hadid

Dubai is home to a collection of impossibly futuristic buildings but if there’s one that really stands out amongst the rest it's The Opus (sorry Burj Khalifa).  Located in Business Bay, the unmissable structure was designed by late Iraqi-British architect legend, Dame...

The best cafes and coffee in Dubai

The best cafes and coffee in Dubai

When it comes to Dubai’s wide selection of fabulous cafes, you are spoilt for choice if you are partial to some good coffee and perhaps something sweet whilst you’re at it. I just love cafes, they are probably my favourite place to hang out. Be if for solo laptop...

Bvlgari Resort Dubai

Bvlgari Resort Dubai

When it comes to high-end hangouts where you can get your dose of sun, fun and indulgence then it’s no surprise that you are spoilt for choice in Dubai. If there's one place that really stands out amongst the pack, for me it’s an easy choice. Enter: Bulgari Resort...

Life lately #4

Life lately #4

I feel like I am well and truly settled back in the UK now. It feels good to be immersed in greenery and nature once again having been away from these things for so long whilst out in Dubai. During the entirety of my time out there, I never got the chance to visit...

Life lately #3

Life lately #3

It feels great to be back in the UK in time for spring. I had attempted to plan my return to correspond with the arrival of the warmer weather. Although it was still pretty cold when I first got back, it finally seems as though the feeling of spring is well and truly...

Aura Skypool Dubai – The world’s highest infinity pool

Aura Skypool Dubai – The world’s highest infinity pool

One of my all-time favourite things to do in Dubai has got to be Aura Skypool. This sky-high hangout opened relatively recently and happens to be the world’s highest infinity pool, located at the top of the Palm Tower. As you would expect, the views are nothing short...

Why Brits should consider moving to Dubai

Why Brits should consider moving to Dubai

Are you considering making a big life change in 2022? If moving to another country is an idea that you have been mulling then I say, why not? Why not make this the year that you simply go for it? Moving to Dubai was one of the best decisions I ever made, for a...

My top 10 travel essentials

My top 10 travel essentials

When it comes to travel essentials, there are number of go-to items in my arsenal that pretty much come with me on every trip without exception. If any of the items mentioned in the video are of particular interest to you, the full list is below! Happy travels!...

Life lately #2

Life lately #2

At the blink of an eye it's 'life lately' time of the month once again. I am back in Blighty in time for the spring - though it admittedly it is taking some time to adjust to the mild British spring weather and I have been spending a lot of time bundled up in knitwear...

Dubai life – 10 things I missed about the UK

Dubai life – 10 things I missed about the UK

Dubai is a fantastic place to live - be it for a few years or something longer term. From the ambitious international crowd of expats, a lively restaurant and nightlife scene to its expansive stretch of coastline where beach days aplenty can be enjoyed. It's safe to...

Full tour of Dubai Mall

Full tour of Dubai Mall

One of the main things that attracts people into Dubai from far and wide is its amazing shopping offerings, namely the Dubai Mall. As the largest mall in the world (it is literally like a whole town under one roof) you are spoiled for choice if a bit of retail therapy...

Road trip to Jebel Jais – the highest point in the UAE

Road trip to Jebel Jais – the highest point in the UAE

There are few things in life that I enjoy more than a good road trip. The scenery, the stops en route, the building anticipation for the final destination...what's not to love? One of my good friends from Singapore happened to be visiting Dubai so we thought what...

Raffles The Palm Dubai

Raffles The Palm Dubai

Since it opened late last year, Raffles The Palm Dubai has become one of my favourite destinations in Dubai. From the grand, palatial architecture to the choice beachside location and the welcoming and attentive staff, there is much that I love about...

My experience with sensory deprivation / flotation therapy

My experience with sensory deprivation / flotation therapy

Despite its scary sounding name, sensory deprivation is something that I have been wanting to try for quite some time. Also known as flotation therapy, it involves floating in a pod to induce a deep and intense state of meditation. Sensory deprivation is said to have...

Life lately #1

Life lately #1

Oh how time flies. Can anyone else hardly believe that we are already midway through March? I had initially pledged to myself that I would do a 'life lately' roundup each month this year but as I'm only now posting the first instalment, so you can draw your own...

10 Life lessons from a twenty-something

10 Life lessons from a twenty-something

Another year older. Hopefully a bit wiser. Today is my birthday and I am finally at the stage of life where I stop divulging my exact age – at least not on the internet. Many moons ago, at the age of 25, I thought I was terribly old and put a lot of self-induced...

Life in Dubai

Life in Dubai

Since I took that one way ticket, life before Dubai seems like an eternity ago. When I look back on the year, I almost need to pinch myself when I think of some of the incredible things that I got the privilege to experience. What’s more, I learnt a lot about myself...

My interview with Sting at the Last Ship Premiere

My interview with Sting at the Last Ship Premiere

I interviewed Sting at The Lowry in Manchester for the premiere of his musical, The Last Ship, on behalf of the Manchester Evening News' What's On Guide.  It was great to get the opportunity to chat to Sting who was incredibly lovely and the musical itself was...