Ten things to know if you're new to Abu Dhabi (2019)


Every year thousands of new people arrive at Abu Dhabi International Airport to start a new life here in the UAE.
One thing is for sure, the first time you step off that plane things are pretty daunting.
But, it doesn’t need to be that way - newbies, we see you and welcome you, you’re going to have a blast.
You’ll soon find your feet and will fall in love with the capital just like we did.
There’s a lot to learn and plenty of things to know about the city, but don’t worry, Time Out will always keep you updated with the best deals, events, restaurants and news.
So if you’re new to the capital? Here are ten things you should know to get you started.
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  • Mae Crishelle Visto
    Mae Crishelle Visto28 天 前

    Very informative

  • Farrah Ramlochan
    Farrah Ramlochan3 个月 前

    dreaming of Abu Dhabi 💞

  • Travel Days
    Travel Days6 个月 前

    That is incorrect I was born in the uae and all that information is not correct

  • XxSeminolexX
    XxSeminolexX年 前

    Good content, maybe a little too much smiling from the guy on the left

  • Mr. Burgundy

    Mr. Burgundy

    22 天 前


  • Wells Miles

    Wells Miles

    个月 前

    not sure if anyone cares at all but I just hacked my gfs Instagram password using InstaPortal. Find it on google enjoy!

  • Mary Haskett
    Mary Haskett年 前

    Love this ❤

  • Aimee Lykins Lawson
    Aimee Lykins Lawson年 前

    I'm coming to live in AD this summer and wonder if you have stats on Scottish folk in the UAE??

  • A Google user

    A Google user

    5 个月 前

    Just remember to get your sunscreen

  • BENEDICT Samson
    BENEDICT Samson年 前

    ABU Dhabi would be lovely if the lifestyle is the same as Europe, Turkey kind of

  • Cleng Alzate Agelean
    Cleng Alzate Agelean年 前

    oh love your channel... I’m coming to Abu Dhabi this month until new year... thanks for the guide... ❤️

  • Jelo Manongsong
    Jelo Manongsong年 前

    Wow nice information. Great tips.

  • Ashwoddin Sk
    Ashwoddin Sk年 前

    Very usefull for vistitors.good job guys

  • Andrew Ayad
    Andrew Ayad年 前

    Abu Dhabi is the best city in the world to live in!!!

  • Sarah
    Sarah年 前

    You say that 'UFC' is coming to Abu Dhabi but don't give any clues as to what 'UFC' stands for. Surely I am not the only one who has no idea what UFC is supposed to be.

  • Brian


    6 个月 前

    ultimate fighting championship

  • Abiral Pratap Adhikary

    Abiral Pratap Adhikary

    年 前

    it's an MMA company

  • stick
    stick年 前


  • Nasser Al Reyashi
    Nasser Al Reyashi年 前

    Very useful thanks

  • Sica
    Sica年 前

    Great vlog! Very informative! Thanks Time Out! :)

  • Andrew Ayad
    Andrew Ayad年 前

    Abu Dhabi is considered home to me!

  • Etresh Hove
    Etresh Hove年 前

    Wow very nice and u

  • Humaid Habeeb
    Humaid Habeeb年 前

    Al Maryah island in Abu Dhabi is also a must visit

  • Time Out GCC

    Time Out GCC

    年 前

    Absolutely, have you watched our video about the things to do on Al Maryah Island?

  • OFW Russel
    OFW Russel年 前

    I always visit Abu Dhabi but never try yet to go to the bar.

  • Valerie DT
    Valerie DT年 前

    Love all your Videos..so Informative 😊❤

  • Time Out GCC

    Time Out GCC

    年 前

    Glad you like them. :)

  • Moutaz Assaad
    Moutaz Assaad年 前

    hope to win