This means your dating opportunities are doubled, because you can choose from hundreds of thousands of women from all over the world who live here, and also from the mocha-skinned Emirati women who are usually eager to date Western men.

Remember that sex outside marriage, and living together, are both illegal in the UAE, as is getting pregnant outside marriage.

Hooking up with foreign nationals is fine, but you need to be careful how you approach women in the Emirates, especially native women.

Arabic is the official language of the UAE, but English is still the international language of commerce.

As a guy visiting the UAE this means you can expect the majority of people to speak English, so there's no need for you to take lessons in Arabic.

There are plenty of ATMs in every city of the Emirates, and they do accept most major credit cards.

Debit cards can be problematic anywhere except in major stores, but try to avoid using a debit card if possible.Regardless of whether you're dating a dusky Emirati, or a foreign national living here, they'll expect you to have a car.Everyone in the UAE drives, so if you want to be taken seriously by women here you'll need to rent a car for your trip here, but we have some safety notes for you later on - driving in the UAE can be an "experience".There are plenty of places you can go on a date that are free of watchful eyes, but never assume you have complete privacy.It's almost never the case - even hotel staff have been known to call the police if they think anything "weird" is going on in a hotel room or apartment.Flowing dark hair, sultry eyes, perfect complexions, and full lips are all the hallmarks of an Arabian beauty.