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    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

InterNations – Uniting Portuguese living in the UAE

Would you like to get in touch with other Portuguese in the United Arab Emirates? Are you in need of help and advice from your Portuguese compatriots? Or would you like to join other Portuguese expats on an excursion to discover sights and landmarks – e.g. the tiny emirate of Ajman?

Whether you have settled as an expat in the UAE or are still living in Portugal and planning your upcoming foreign assignment, InterNations the UAE offers everything you need: Established in 2007, our trusted community soon became the leading platform for international networking among expatriates and global minds around the world. Our network also counts a considerable number of Portuguese expats in the UAE, coming from all corners of Portugal - from Porto, over Lisbon to Faro.

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Attend our monthly events and activities for Portuguese expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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  • internet access help please!
    15 replies
    Apr 12, 2:59 PM
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    gluck with ur move!

  • Looking for Fun
    3 replies
    Jun 1, 7:24 PM
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    HoLa PedrO!! :) FUN...in 2 seasons:- summer...since temp >30deg C, u should try jet ski-ing, kite surfin'..or aL maYa island!! …

  • Traffic in Abu Dhabi
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    Jul 13, 11:08 PM
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    It depends on how you drive ( they take no prisoners here snooze ya lose) , it also depends on how many traffic fines you want and which road you choose. Taking airport road side can easily take an …

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Find Tips and Advice on the UAE from Portuguese Expats

Of course, expat living in the UAE is not just about shipping your belongings and filing in some bureaucratic papers. Regular socializing with fellow Portuguese is an essential part of expat life and helps getting accustomed to the Emirati way of life and mentality. InterNations helps you connect and meet up with other Portuguese in the UAE, residing in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharyah and many other places throughout the country. Just take a look at our group of Portuguese in Dubai or Portuguese in Abu Dhabi.

If you ever wish to have a chat in your native language, discover where to shop for Portuguese food or discuss your favorite sports team's latest match, become a member of the Emirati InterNations Community:

  • Look up our top quality network to get to know open-minded expats from Portugal in the UAE.
  • Obtain and share insider tips in our the UAE Expat Forums – e.g. how to hire a babysitter fluent in your native tongue for your children or where to get cozido à Portuguesa in Dubai.
  • Search the InterNations Places database for the UAE to get information on institutions from your home country, including the Portuguese embassy.

From the tiny emirate of Ajman to the richest city in the world, we’ll help you connect with supportive and friendly Portuguese expats in the UAE.

Join Our Expat Activities and Mingle with Fellow Portuguese in the UAE

Moreover, please feel free to attend our regular expat events and activities in the UAE. Our get-togethers are very diverse and range from a cozy gathering to enjoy the traditional Emirati shawarma, to big expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Abu Dhabi’s best locations. You can also participate in one of our expat trips to go and see the beautiful wildlife conservations and sanctuaries of Ras Al Khaimah as well as other beautiful landmarks in the UAE.

Our meet-ups and activities are a great opportunity to mingle with expats from Portugal and various other countries in a casual setting. Interested? Just sign up and you’ll soon be receiving a cordial Olá from our Portuguese living in the UAE!

  • Peter B. Krehmer

    There are so many expats in the UAE, but the InterNations Dubai Ramadan dinners brought some wonderful guests together.

  • Suzanne Payne

    Dubai is such an overwhelming mixture of tradition and modernity that I was very grateful for all the support from other expats.

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