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Photos: Passport & Plate - Lentil Soup

USA | Thu, 12 Feb 2015 | By tigresstsu | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Ingredients 6 cups of water 6 Chicken Bouillon Cubes 1 pound of red lentils Olive Oil 1 tablespoon of minced garlic 1 large yellow onion (chopped) 1 tablespoon ground cumin Carrots (Chopped) *optional* Squash (Chopped) *optional Lemon juice or fresh ... Read more >
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Tags: 2015 passport & plate: sri lanka, iftar, lebanese, lebanese-style-red-lentil-soup, lebanon, uae, united arab emirates, usa

Driving in the United Arab Emirates - Do you dare?

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Mon, 6 Feb 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [1177]

Driving anywhere in the Middle East can be a very interesting experience for travellers not used to such behaviour, but it does go to a new extreme in the UAE. You may well be forgiven for thinking that driving lessons in the UAE primarily consist ... Read more >

Tags: driving, mid east, travel-safety, travel-transport, uae, united arab emirates

What You Can (Or Can't) Do In The United Arab Emirates

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Mon, 12 Dec 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [2509]

There are many reasons why the UAE has such a low crime rate compared to the rest of the world. Part of it is cultural, and property and violent crimes are generally speaking frowned upon, and part of it is that a lot of things are illegal in the UAE ... Read more >

Tags: alcohol, local laws, travel-legal, travel-safety, uae, united arab emirates

Drinking And The United Arab Emirates Don't Mix

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Thu, 16 Jun 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1351]

If it has somehow escaped your attention, the UAE legal system is largely determined by Sharia law, and Sharia law prohibits alcohol. While alcohol is served in some hotels and sold in a few designated stores, it may generally only be purchased by ... Read more >

Tags: alcohol, drinking, laws, middle east, travel-legal, uae, united arab emirates

United Arab Emirates - It's Really, Really Hot

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Thu, 16 Dec 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [652]

The UAE is generally sunny all year, which makes it attractive as a sun soaked destination for many people. Most people generally travel to the UAE in the winter period from September to April, with the December to March being the most popular tourist ... Read more >

Tags: mid east, travel-health, travel-safety, uae, united arab emirates

Drugs In The United Arab Emirates - Don't Even Think About It!

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Tue, 16 Nov 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [473]

In 1996 the UAE passed legislation allowing for the death penalty for drug trafficking, and as far as drugs are concerned, the UAE has a zero tolerance policy towards drugs in general and this is enforced in a variety of ways. The drugs laws are very ... Read more >

Tags: drugs, mid east, travel-legal, travel-safety, uae, united arab emirates

The United Arab Emirates, First Impressions

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Mon, 6 Sep 2010 | By andrew_stelmach | Views [372]

This is an email I wrote home after my first day in the UAE:   Dear all, I have completed my first day of the Arabland Induction process. The first stage was being told on the plane that it's 38 degrees centigrade outside and it's midnight.... Read more >

Tags: emirates, middle east, the emirates, uae, united arab emirates

Crime in the United Arab Emirates

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Wed, 16 Jun 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [550]

By international standards, including western first world standards, the UAE has a very low incidence of crime. Pick pocketing and bag snatching do occur, but they are very rare and basic precautions such as not leaving your wallet or purse open on ... Read more >

Tags: mid east, travel-crime, travel-safety, uae, united arab emirates


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