Sweaty gym gear in restau­rants, re­spect and cul­ture – a true melt­ing pot

7 Days in Dubai - - DEAR 7 DAYS... -

“I used to have col­leagues who’d run out­doors in the lunch break and then come to the of­fice com­pletely soaked to have their lunch at their desks. I just hate it. Sweaty peo­ple, please wash and dry your­selves be­fore you join the rest of us.”


“So what if I go to the gym and on the way home have to stop at the su­per­mar­ket to get a cou­ple of things..? should I go home and change then come back to the su­per­mar­ket… walk it off…”


“Re­mem­ber though, when you go to a coun­try which doesn’t per­mit cer­tain Is­lamic gar­ments that you are then held to the same stan­dards as those that you hold to oth­ers here.”


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