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Women and customs

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Eden, Utah
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Women and customs

We plan on going to Dubai next month and I was told women had to remain covered head to toe, stay covered on the beach, not drink in public and walk behind our men. Is this true for this city?

Jersey, United...
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11. Re: Women and customs

In the hotel resorts you can wear a bikini, a swimsuit and go to the beachside cafes in a wrap. When going to the shopping mall you see all sorts (pretty much like America) but I think it pays to respect other cultures and the children and I wear lightwight clothing that isn't too short and doesn't show any bare midriff etc.

Dubai, UAE
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12. Re: Women and customs

Where did the not drink in public bit come from? I think Liam is right, this is a wind-up.

Abu Dhabi
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13. Re: Women and customs

Oh my God! I realise that this posting will probably be removed by the "powers that be" -but I have to say it...

You Americans really do not have a clue about life outside of the US - and have you even got a passport?