Category: Middle East

Q&A: Being an Expat Woman in the Middle East

Have you ever thought about relocating to the Middle East? As International Recruiters, we often engage with candidates looking for a move into Middle Eastern regions, including Bahrain, UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Attractive Middle East based vacancies exist, however, individuals will overlook the opportunity because of uncertainty about particular parts of the world. […]

Life Beyond the UAE Expat Job

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is one of the world’s most popular expat destinations. Around 80% of the country’s population are immigrants, while only 10% of Dubai’s population is made up of Emirati nationals. With such a large number of expats, the UAE is undoubtedly a highly diverse and multicultural nation. As one of the […]

How to Find an Apartment in Qatar

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO LIVE IN QATAR? The general cost of living in Qatar depends on your lifestyle preferences. For example, with accommodation being the one main expense when living in Qatar, an average four-bedroom villa goes for at least 13,000 QR (£254) a month, with those in sought-after compounds renting for up […]

International Schooling Guide for Dubai

Due to the extensive number of expats currently living in the UAE, there is a range of international schools for foreign children and students, particularly in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. These schools are all privately run and the majority adhere to very high standards. Different schools run different curriculum such as British style GCSE’s and […]

Kingpin’s Guide to Living and Working in Oman

DID YOU KNOW THAT OVER 45% OF OMAN’S POPULATION ARE EXPATRIATES? Oman, or officially the Sultanate of Oman, is described as Dubai’s lesser-known and more traditional cousin. Strategically located on the Straits of Ormuz, the country is very diverse, and you definitely won’t feel out of place. The capital is Muscat which is also the […]

Must Knows Before Moving to Oman

Expatriates’ thinking about moving to the Sultanate of Oman should prepare themselves for a financially and culturally rewarding experience. In recent times, the country has emerged as a major economic player within the Gulf region and they have taken giant steps to modernise and develop the country’s infrastructure while balancing their traditional past. In 2010, […]