DO: Dress Conservatively. It is best to wear pants and make sure to cover your shoulders.
DO: Make the most of tourist facilities. There are many things to do in and around the cities of the United Arab Emirates.
DO: Take time to understand Islam and the culture.
DO: Sleep in! Very little is open before 10am.
DO: Explore the quieter regions. There is more to see than the main cities. Rent a car and explore the lesser known parts of the UAE.
DON’T: Show public drunkenness. The locals find it disrespectful and you can go to jail for it.
DON’T: Expect polished glamour at every corner.
DON’T: Stress about taking a taxi. They are part of the 'public transport' and are relatively cheap compared to other big cities around the world.
DON'T: Do or bring drugs of any kind in the UAE. It would also be wise to check if the prescription drug you have is allowed in the country.
DON'T: Show too much public displays of affection. Holding hands is acceptable, but hugging and kissing in public is not allowed.