10 Things NOT to Do in Abu Dhabi

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If you’re in the mood for a vacation unlike any other, then the United Arab Emirates can truly deliver. Though the country’s most populous city, Dubai, gets most of the attention, there’s still plenty to see in Abu Dhabi . But before you go, check out these things not to do in Abu Dhabi.
1. Don’t Rent a Hotel Room Right Next to a Mosque
In Abu Dhabi, there’s a call to prayer five times a day. This call is particularly louder closest to mosques. So, unless you want to be up before the sunrise every morning, it’s probably best to pick a hotel room in a quieter part of town.

2. Don’t Expect to Get Anywhere Quickly
Abu Dhabi has about 2.7 million people crammed into a small oasis in the desert. It’s congested at the best of times, but during rush hour and on the weekends, traveling across Abu Dhabi can be like moving through mud.

3. You Can Drink in Abu Dhabi, But Don’t Go Overboard
There are some places in the city where you can find alcohol if you’re dead set on getting some. However, make absolutely sure that you’re only consuming in locations that allow it; outside bars, certain restaurants, and a selection of hotels, drinking is a big no-no.

4. Just Say ‘No’
The country’s authorities take illegal drugs very seriously, and pretty much everything is illegal, even some prescription drugs that are totally fine in America. You can spend several years in jail just because you needed to get your hands on a little hash.

5. Don’t Expect a Ton of Interaction with the Opposite Sex
Society in the United Arab Emirates is somewhat segregated by sex. It’s not a matter of oppression as much as it is a matter of respect. So, if you’re a lady who sits down next to a man on a public bus in Abu Dhabi, there’s a chance he’ll move away.

6. Don’t Go to Abu Dhabi During Ramadan
Don’t go unless you’re a Muslim hoping to get closer to your faith. This month is focused on introspection, fasting, and prayer. It’s a big deal to them, and they don’t need you hanging out at a bar and getting obnoxious because you’re on vacation.

7. Don’t Engage in PDA
Large, public displays of affection are very frowned upon. Though you won’t end up in the slammer, if you and your spouse kiss each other or hug each other too tightly, you might find an authority figure tapping you on the shoulder as a gentle reminder.

8. Don’t Be a Gutter Mouth
Seriously, keep it clean in Abu Dhabi. Not only should you avoid cursing and making inappropriate gestures, but you absolutely can’t bash ANY religion as its considered deeply offensive.

9. Don't Be Public About your Homosexuality
This one undoubtedly sucks rocks, but there it is. The United Arab Emirates’ government is extremely close-minded to the point where public homosexuality is actually really frowned upon.

10. Watch What Clothes You Pack
Make sure you keep the tank tops, short shorts, and thongs at home. You won’t be expected to wear traditional garb, but you could get in trouble if your clothing is too revealing. At the beach you should be fine with a one-piece bathing suit.

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  • EngPMgt
    EngPMgt4 天 前

    Majority of information is wrong 🤣

  • James Charles
    James Charles23 天 前

    Is norman still there?

  • KaziLife
    KaziLife25 天 前

    This is nothing but a misguiding hate video against Abu Dhabi and Arabs in general. Full disclosure - I am neither of those, just a guy who once visited this majestic land of magic once on a tour. It is blatantly obvious this video was designed to inform NOTHING of any significance at all, and every picture, sarcastic voice, choice of words and background music used is simply to subtly inspire hatred against Abu Dhabi and the Arabic culture. Watch out for pathetic channels like this folks.

  • Rinos S
    Rinos S个月 前

    Sheer Nonsense Statements! Especially the first view is super annoying! Better go for a stay - Western Desert - Egypt! SuperComfort without noise 🤣


    The 1st one made me a little uncomfortable 😐

  • Bread Knight
    Bread Knight个月 前

    But when at home, do drugs, binge drink, and fck for a living? Ooh ya, take your public bedroom fetish to the streets? You don't even party !

  • Abadan Ali
    Abadan Ali个月 前

    0:16 you are disrespectul to muslims and their religion

  • khaled Hardan
    khaled Hardan2 个月 前

    Everything here is wrong

  • Vanzyツ
    Vanzyツ3 个月 前

    2:53 does this guy have a brain? he is not gay he is the president, he was fixing his kundara

  • Sponge! Roblox
    Sponge! Roblox3 个月 前

    this isnt abu dhabi where is nermal where is he

  • uwulix
    uwulix3 个月 前

    1:48 bish everyone is welcome when it’s Ramadan who da faq cares? Just don’t expect restaurants to be opened.

  • ahmar hafeez
    ahmar hafeez3 个月 前

    Abu dhabi is excellent

  • Lovpreet Sandhu
    Lovpreet Sandhu3 个月 前

    No traffic... false sttement.

  • Samuel Diener
    Samuel Diener3 个月 前

    Here is one way Abu Dhabi is less strict than Dubai: In Abu Dhabi, the drinking age is 18 though a tourism by ministry law prevents hotels from serving alcohol to those under 21. In Dubai, it’s 21 to drink.

  • Bonnie Chan
    Bonnie Chan4 个月 前

    is there any juice than alcohol in abu dhabi

  • Teejay Casentino
    Teejay Casentino4 个月 前

    Nice code of morale you got there Abu Dhabi.. lol

  • ndi do
    ndi do4 个月 前

    (whatsapp:+971522381801)#Buy Abortion pills in #Saudi Arabia #UAE

  • almeqdad1993
    almeqdad19935 个月 前

    Mostly broken info, thumbs down

  • Midasnetwork Theofficialkingmidas
    Midasnetwork Theofficialkingmidas5 个月 前

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  • Sarfaraz Ahmed
    Sarfaraz Ahmed5 个月 前

    It's best to not to even visit there

  • Shijie De zhongxin世界的中心
    Shijie De zhongxin世界的中心5 个月 前

    Basically don't be yourself

  • Sara Potato
    Sara Potato6 个月 前

    Abu Dhabi is a island

  • Moses RK
    Moses RK6 个月 前

    Abu Dhabi sucks

  • Electric


    2 个月 前

    ive been there very nice

  • Kyusuk Han
    Kyusuk Han6 个月 前

    Don't do drugs... Thank you very much for the life tip.

  • Jamil Abedin
    Jamil Abedin6 个月 前

    I wonder if this guy looks as annoying as he sounds

  • B2B ديانا
    B2B ديانا6 个月 前

    About drug is no jail if u are a citizen you are dead jail is for tourists

  • Noor
    Noor6 个月 前

    This guy is just spitting wrong stuff

  • Rima Al zaabi
    Rima Al zaabi7 个月 前

    Hey I really like UAE because it’s my country and yes know it’s corona I know and my country is a good place we got big hotels and it is really much money 💴 so ya better have some work there it’s a cool place

  • Aaron's Vlog Tube
    Aaron's Vlog Tube7 个月 前

    In UAE kissing on cheecs are okay but holding hands and hugs are allowed

  • Aaron's Vlog Tube
    Aaron's Vlog Tube7 个月 前

    Wtf everyone nows not to do drugs

  • Daniel Keith
    Daniel Keith7 个月 前

    My wife and I went to UAE and I will advise to never hold hands or hug nor ever kiss in public. We got a tap on the shoulder while posing for a picture at the Grand Mosque because I had my arm on my wife's shoulder. Also I was interrogated for 45 minutes at the border from Oman to UAE because my wife's prescription hormone pills were in my bag and they assumed it was illegal drug pills. (But I convinced them they were not illegal drugs and they let me go.) Also I loved the call to prayer I always heard while I was there. It's part of the experience! Don't go to the Muslim world if you're so closed minded, inconvenienced, or offended for hearing the call to prayer. Overall we loved Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Muscat, Oman. Definitely book a desert safari (dune bashing) day trip when in Abu Dhabi!

  • EZN Channel
    EZN Channel8 个月 前

    Not to do in South Korea

  • A Google user
    A Google user8 个月 前

    0:41 sometimes it happens but not always

  • Samuel Diener
    Samuel Diener8 个月 前

    Is it legal to give handshakes in the United Arab Emirates?

  • Samuel Diener
    Samuel Diener8 个月 前

    Does the no PDA law extend to holding hands on Formula Rossa?

  • Fun with Feyha
    Fun with Feyha8 个月 前

    i see comments saying that half this video is a lie! what is wrong with u! this whole video is a lie!!!

  • Rubul Hussain
    Rubul Hussain8 个月 前

    Are u mad

  • MrDVC78
    MrDVC789 个月 前

    Sounds like an evil place.

  • A B
    A B9 个月 前

    Don’t be a woman

  • Rolandomio Travel
    Rolandomio Travel9 个月 前

    In short: be respectful! Abu Dhabi is a beautiful Place to be!

  • Dr. Patrick Casas
    Dr. Patrick Casas9 个月 前

    9. That's the president of UAE, HH Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. I'm not sure why you used that photo for homosexuality, but it sure is VERY inappropriate!

  • Blick Creations
    Blick Creations10 个月 前

    1:20 why the weed looking like a kenya, my country 😆🇰🇪🇰🇪

  • Anvit Anand
    Anvit Anand10 个月 前

    Even if there is traffic in abu Dhabi, come to india and talk about traffic.

  • Braven Vender
    Braven Vender10 个月 前

    Noted with thanks dear awesome host☺️👈

  • TheCoolfreak2717
    TheCoolfreak271710 个月 前

    Honestly Abu Dhabi is one of the best cities i've been in when it comes to traffic

  • pamelas World
    pamelas World11 个月 前

    Can hindus be safe in abi dhabi?

  • Abc Zxy
    Abc Zxy11 个月 前

    Thanks for providing ethical knowledge about life.whether it happening or not Don't know but we have to follow this type rules in our life.which keep our selves respectable towards each other whether it is Male or female.we have to stay in a limits.so fortunately I will never force anyone to follow these rules because everyone had their view to live their own life. Definitely United Arab Emirates is the best place to live .

  • Rose Costales-Balasta
    Rose Costales-Balasta11 个月 前

    The law in abu dhabi is good.

  • Prince Hamdan Bin Mohammed

    Prince Hamdan Bin Mohammed

    2 个月 前

    I'm sheikh Hamdan the Crown prince of Dubai, chairman of Dubai executive council Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance .. but preferred to be called fazza. Fazza means courageous. I'm a Muslim by religion .... how are you doing.

  • JMk Tv
    JMk Tv11 个月 前

    Hi freand 👍👍👍

  • Technical verse
    Technical verse年 前


  • Technical verse

    Technical verse

    年 前


  • A Random JoJo Fan
    A Random JoJo Fan年 前

    1:40 its fine if the woman is the man's wife

    KING_PJAY年 前

    Ok but

  • Δημητριος Γουρλης
    Δημητριος Γουρλης年 前


  • Δημητριος Γουρλης

    Δημητριος Γουρλης

    年 前


  • Ravshanovich _10
    Ravshanovich _10年 前

    Ассалам алейкум

  • Shamsa G
    Shamsa G年 前

    First of all, you’re more than welcomed to our country and we Arabs in general are know of our hospitality, I would like to say that if you want to you’re country’s rules to be respected by visitors your should respect other countries rules and if you’re not convinced enough you could ask social media is EVERYWHERE. You could find more accurate information from a local person. And every society have there own way to live if this is natural to it could be not for someone else we’re not the same. 1. It’s an islamic country so we citizens prefer having a mosques every where to remind us of preyer it could be not comfortable for non-muslims so yes. 2. Abu Dhabi is does not have that high traffic 3. 4. Any thing that make your mind LOCO is not acceptable since its not even good for a human health. + our country focuses a lot of what gets in and sold in markets 5. Yes you should respect women and give her the space she feel comfortable in if she didn’t let you in. 6. Yes Raman is a big religious month to us muslim. 7. Our islamic society is not really used to see sexual acts or too much feelings that gets to warmy in public, so yes this unacceptable I wouldn’t want my family and children to see this and learn it... we understand that its ok for foreigners but try to keep it private. 8. Yes cursing and not respecting others is big deal you should behave yourself and even in social media... we should respect all religions, nationalities, and races... etc. if you’re with your friends kidding its ok but if you tried to insult someone and he/she went to the police your in a big problem. 9. Homosexual and every this is not normal for human beings is not acceptable too. No offense. And the picture you put an ❌ on it..its the picture of our Vice President in the right with a Pakistani who work’s in a carpet shop he was greeting and chatting with hem and this is a long story to tell the details. 10. There is restrictions of what to ware, as a society our eyes are not used and comfortable to see naked people in public places, but I believe its not too strict I saw people wearing inappropriate clothes and I once saw a beach full of naked people the point I was shy to get outta car but in dubai not Abu Dhabi. Thank you.

  • Shamsa G

    Shamsa G

    年 前

    Forgot to say that most of things are applied to minimize the crime and give you a safe healthy and secure visit to us !!

  • Shamsa G

    Shamsa G

    年 前

    *** With naked people I mean wearing inappropriate clothes that hardly covers anything in there body

  • Zoey Kiritu
    Zoey Kiritu年 前

    Why is the "HASH" in the shape of Kenya?😂

  • Rexxx
    Rexxx年 前

    I’ve been to Abu Dhabi

  • osama hago
    osama hago年 前

    Man I lived in United Arab Emirates for 11 years and your so wrong like even if you rent a hotel at the mosque your loud to put your room on silent voice stupidddd

  • Line Paulsen
    Line Paulsen年 前


  • Jeeberman YT
    Jeeberman YT年 前

    Im muslim.

  • DragonPlayzYT
    DragonPlayzYT年 前


  • Taz Butt
    Taz Butt年 前

    I’m Muslim

  • bronlokis
    bronlokis年 前

    1 thing TO DO don't go the Abu Dhabi

  • Khalifa Alkahtani2011
    Khalifa Alkahtani2011年 前

    That’s not true my parents always hugging and kiss at the ‏ check and I’m from UAE

  • Persis Lawrence
    Persis Lawrence年 前

    Zero traffic as compared to Dubai and sharjah...Best place to live in UAE😘😘

  • Prince Hamdan Bin Mohammed

    Prince Hamdan Bin Mohammed

    2 个月 前

    @Persis Lawrence I'm sheikh Hamdan the Crown prince of Dubai, chairman of Dubai executive council Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance .. but preferred to be called fazza. Fazza means courageous. I'm a Muslim by religion .... how are you doing.

  • Persis Lawrence

    Persis Lawrence

    年 前

    @ELMiRA MIRA 🙂



    年 前

    Yes, best one.Very best.I.love Abu Dabi and like all people(all nationalities) from Abu Dabi.

  • Rahim Uddin
    Rahim Uddin年 前

    Here Is A Bouns Dont Wear Nail Polish.

  • Humanity First
    Humanity First年 前

    It is better to don't go there...if u don't want to be executed

  • Rochelle H
    Rochelle H年 前

    Probably the worst video I’ve ever seen about a beautiful place 🤦🏼‍♀️

  • shaheer zaki
    shaheer zaki年 前

    All things are wrong. You are lying, Abu Dhabi is very peaceful and safest city in the world, Everyone here is at liberty.There are mosques everywhere even near hotels and Everyone respects mosques. You can do Everything here but no drugs.

  • Hind bukhari
    Hind bukhari年 前

    your lying i was born and lived in abu dhabi for 7 years i can prove it another name for the place is united arab emirates

  • fayez maroof

    fayez maroof

    7 个月 前


  • Simon Cowell
    Simon Cowell年 前

    Mozlim I think its muslim

  • J Hussain
    J Hussain年 前

    Why stay away for hearing the Glorious Azaan (call to prayer )?

  • Mary Krisha Batu

    Mary Krisha Batu

    年 前

    J Hussain because not everyone enjoys it. Personal preference.

  • homat hovarshat
    homat hovarshat年 前

    Is there an exhibit or person in the UAE who would like to invest in building and simulating ornamental and old objects in the best and fastest way possible.

  • Mugen's channel
    Mugen's channel年 前

    That's an amazing background music! What is it?

  • bombo claat

    bombo claat

    年 前

    Thotiana by blueface 😀

  • Jaffar Alwi
    Jaffar Alwi年 前

    1:what if your Muslim and want to pray

  • Azzy Diaz
    Azzy Diaz年 前

    Number 1 seems a bit rude..

  • Batool Dawood Salmeen
    Batool Dawood Salmeen年 前


  • Naji Ahmed
    Naji Ahmed年 前

    Ah yes, another westerner making a vid for his peers telling them things he believes based on his stereotypes

  • intelligent psycho
    intelligent psycho年 前

    Future is bright just through me somewhere that is utopia and bells

  • كِنده
    كِنده年 前

    Everything on this video is FAKE and WRONG, from where you got this information? I am from ABU DHABI and I know whats is legal and illegal. and about the Prayers the tourisms love it .

  • khaled sss
    khaled sss年 前

    I'm from Abu Dhabi and some of this is freaking fake

  • MrMoonlight555


    8 个月 前

    if you tell us its fake also tell us what is not fake ? right?

  • Roshan Shifa

    Roshan Shifa

    11 个月 前

    Assalamualikum I am from India so many problems in home family plzzz help for mi... One ramzan onther 1 lockdwon problem so plzzz help mi

  • Tota Xxx
    Tota Xxx年 前

    I’ll subscribe to anyone who subscribe me , lets help eachother grow , im fast & honest!

  • Tayyab Khan
    Tayyab Khan年 前

    Pure crap!!! 👎🏻👎🏻👎🏻 the guy in the video never visited Abu Dhabi 😂😂😂

  • Hanooda 2٦ .
    Hanooda 2٦ .年 前

    There is no traffic in abu dhabi😂😂😂 never mind this video is a biggg lie

  • Unboxing Sve
    Unboxing Sve年 前

    0:29 shows Dubai. Lol

  • Aline C

    Aline C

    年 前

    United Arab Emirates has 7 provinces, Dubai counts as one

  • Иосиф Сталин
    Иосиф Сталин年 前

    Где Россия?

  • Vibe Check
    Vibe Check年 前

    NO YOU HAVE TO GO NEED A MOSK YOU DUM DUM IT'S WERE YOU PRAY btw in dubai and this contry you pray 5 times a day EVEN KIDS PRAY btw you have to tech 7 year old kids now to pray don't blame me it's a rule in dubai AND STOP THECHING THEM AT 11 there more facts

  • Vibe Check

    Vibe Check

    年 前

    At first line need is not need it's near

  • Dhruvit Dhodia
    Dhruvit Dhodia年 前

    their Airport literally smells so bad.

  • IK_5391
    IK_5391年 前

    I’ve lived in this country my hole life and most of it is lies

  • IK_5391


    年 前

    There isn’t any traffic, men and women do talk and interact, you don’t get in trouble for kissing,

  • Omar Al Ansari

    Omar Al Ansari

    年 前

    what's lies about it ?

  • Charlie Joseph
    Charlie Joseph年 前

    U are a no no

  • Latifa Awadh
    Latifa Awadh年 前

    اخ لو اجوفك بسس.. حاط صورة الشيخ وهندي ويتكلم عن موضوع نفس ويهه !!!

  • Nintendo Antarctica
    Nintendo Antarctica年 前

    11: Ship Nermal off to here via Postage. I’m looking at you, Garfield.

  • class 11F
    class 11F年 前

    are u getting any happiness by telling lies ??

  • hamo
    hamo年 前

    0:30 that’s Dubai you can see the Dubai taxi and I’m from Abu Dhabi and the roads are not like that.

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    ss ranjha年 前

    Family Visa service in UAE for low salery and profession Call and WhatsApp: +97155-5800104

  • Vasudha Puppala
    Vasudha Puppala年 前

    Abu Dhabi is a beautiful city Loved it Traffic is zero There r various ethnic groups Of any country you must respect the culture n dress n behave appropriately Very tourist friendly place

  • Hanan Ali
    Hanan Ali年 前

    Its so disrespectful of you to use our beloved H.H Shaikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to describe homosexuality when you can find almost billions of pics online. That moment was a moment of him recognizing his peoples achievement and you just made it look so disgusting shame on you!! I bet you have never been here to have all that built up. #Disrespectful #YouShouldBeBanned #TerminateAccount

  • Piano guuurl
    Piano guuurl年 前

    hold up so ur saying that a call f or prayers is annoying how about the church bell

  • •pokey life•
    •pokey life•年 前

    I know I'm from abu dhabi its funny

  • IT Destroy محمد خالد
    IT Destroy محمد خالد年 前

    2:52 that is not homosexuality you fool