I sneakily slid a ring from my right hand onto my engagement finger.I had used this trick once before, to ward off a tour guide’s proposals of marriage in Lombok.It’s useful to carry a cover-up for the metro and mall, where security guards will warn you if your attire isn’t appropriate.Terrorism wasn’t going to deter me but there was one thing weighing on my mind.There are also restaurant and brunch recommendations and ideas for things to do.If you’re an unmarried female planning on travelling to Dubai alone, I wouldn’t worry.Regardless, I didn’t feel like I should turn down a trip to Dubai because of recent events.
Despite its huge expatriate population, Dubai is still a Muslim country and travellers should be careful not to offend.
I read this on every site I looked at before my trip, and it was at the front of my mind during my time there.
I’m partial to having a shoulder on show, so I did have to be careful that I was covered up.
There was a queue for ladies only taxis, which is great if you’re a single solo female in Dubai.
It was dark but I had googled ‘are dubai souks safe at night?
’ and got reassuring results, so I figured it would be okay.