Staff Writer26 Jul 2018 AT 02:42 PM

13 signs you live in Dubai Marina

You have to mentally prepare to go out and hail a taxi
Staff Writer26 Jul 2018 AT 02:42 PM
13 signs you live in Dubai Marina
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1. You have to mentally prepare to go out and hail a taxi.

It's like The Hunger Games out there.

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2. You text your boss "sorry I'm running late" about three times a week.

See point #1.

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3. Going to Spinney’s or Waitrose at 6pm is amateur hour.

Post-work rush? No thank you.

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4. You rarely venture out of the Marina at weekends.

Because it has literally everything you need.

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5. You turn your nose up at other areas.

"JLT... Is it safe?"

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6. It takes about 15 minutes to go through three traffic lights…

And you’ve only done a U-turn so you’re still beside your apartment.

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7. But being walking distance from Barasti makes up for it.

Don’t even act like you don’t go there.

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8. You’re a huge fan of the tram…

And plan to get around to using it at some point this year.

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9. When someone tells you they live in the Marina you immediately ask “which building?”

Because you’re politely judging them.

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10. You love sitting on the beach at Zero Gravity and watching the skydivers land.

Go to a public beach without sun lounger service? Pah!

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11. Speaking of the skydive drop zone, three cheers for the outdoor gym.

You’ve never used it but you hear it’s great.

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12. While the rest of Dubai brunches, you boat party.

#WeekendGoals.

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13. You have to make sacrifices for the prime location because your rent is so high.

Delaying having children until 2034 will be so worth it.

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