When words like Arab, Dubai, UAE, etc. get mentioned, what questions usually come to your mind? From my experience having been there twice, a few questions keep appearing, so I reckon this post will help people become more aware about this part of the world, especially among people from what I come from.
What’s the point of all wealth and all the expensive fashionable shopping, when most Arab ladies cover themselves almost completely in black?
In fact, they only cover themselves in such black clothing when in public. When in the comfort of their family and at home, they go in their normal clothing, with jewelry and whatever they want to put on themselves to make them feel beautiful. This black cloth is only used to cover themselves in public premises. Continue reading F.A.Q. about the U.A.E.→
In Islam, men are allowed to have up to 4 wives, which is definitely something men of other religions can secretly feel jealous of.
For an Arab man I met in the UAE, it was not the first time he was asked this same questions; he’s already very used to the question and has by now become very fluent in giving the answers that can very well get rid of this stereotype from our heads.