Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Drink, sex, hold hands...What not to do in Dubai

The British Foreign Ministry has published a list of 'don'ts' to help keep Britons out of Dubai jails. Some of the things that the Foreign Ministry is warning Britons from doing are:

Drinking alcohol, drugs, sex, holding hands, dancing, and others. Daily Mail

The Foreign Office warns that drinking alcohol, sharing a hotel room when unmarried and even holding hands could land visitors in trouble because of strict Muslim laws.

Britons are more likely to be arrested in the United Arab Emirates - the federation of which Dubai is a part - than anywhere else in the world.

Britons can find themselves facing charges relating to cultural differences, such as using bad language, rude gestures or public displays of affection.

British nationals should also be aware of the UAE’s strict laws banning sex outside of marriage.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What are we waiting for! This sounds like a GREAT place for a vacation! Not!