Dubai Is Not Rich in Oil
Abu Dhabi is thriving due to its rich oil wells. Dubai, on the other hand, has invested heavily in business and trade, and these investments have paid off more handsomely than anyone could have predicted 50 years ago.
So, if you speak of Dubai and where its wealth comes from, make sure to keep the word “oil” out of the conversation since some people might get offended. To avoid confusion, we recommend learning the ropes from a seasoned expat. They’ll teach you everything you can and cannot say about Dubai’s vast wealth.