The driver observed them in his interior mirror and drove them straight to the nearest police station. There are a number of products that are on the UAE’s banned list and cannot be brought into the country.
Pornographic material, drugs and anti-Islamic material are not permitted.
Transcending cultural differences and customs is just a small step to achieve that.
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Suddenly it looks less like Manhattan in the sun than Iceland in the desert.
Once the manic burst of building has stopped and the whirlwind has slowed, the secrets of Dubai are slowly seeping out.
This is a city built from nothing in just a few wild decades on credit and ecocide, suppression and slavery. Every time she starts to tell her story, she puts her head down and crumples.
However, being seen to be drunk in pubic—no matter where you are—is strictly frowned upon and you can be jailed for any drunken behavior.
Drink driving is also an absolute no no and if you are found with even the smallest trace of alcohol in your bloodstream you will be jailed. Sex outside marriage is not permitted in Dubai and it is a fact that this law can be applied to expats and visitors no matter where you are from.