I read this article just now and have the permission to share. Unsurprisingly, UAE is rated as the most difficult place to get adjusted to, again, among many other sources of ratings. Read this:
Expat Exchange - A Rewarding But Challenging Life - Expats
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Although I was pleased with my accomodation with its location, size, etc., I had a nightmare setting up the place. Everything was so difficult. By the end of the day, I had to deal with both work stress and putting a life together in the Arab world. Let me give you one little example.