Ulrike is a freelance travel and lifestyle writer, guidebook author, and serial expat. She has written for international publications such as Nat Geo, BBC Travel, Lonely Planet, Conde Nast Travel(l)er and many more, and her three guidebooks on Australia are available from Moon Travel Guides. Having lived in seven countries, three continents, and on two hemispheres and counting, she is always either packing a suitcase or a container. You can follow her travels on Instagram and Facebook.
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Local expat Ulrike shares her tips on Qatari culture, places to visit, best time to go, and other important travel advice about this Middle Eastern state.
Worst-case scenario, women subjected to rape in the UAE could be charged with illicit sex. We take a look at what to do if you're in trouble, and how to stay safe.
When in the Emirates, do what the locals do and be respectful of the dress standards. Find out how to stay out of trouble with these tips to dress appropriately in the UAE.
Tips and advice from a local on safety, local culture, laws, and sensitivities for travelers on their way to Qatar.
UAE has strict laws governing unmarried couples, photography, other faiths and debts. Here's how you can avoid getting arrested.
Saudi Arabia has embarked on a huge tourism drive, opening up to travelers eager to explore a previously elusive country. But what about the strict Islamic laws?
UAE is under Sharia law, but that doesn't mean you are completely banned from drinking in the country. Find out where and when you can drink with these tips.