Even patriarchal professions like oil and gas and banking seem to employ female staff of a certain aesthetic standard.
With a median age of 27 (male and female), a vibrant nightlife and year-round sunshine, the whole thing can feel like a Club 18-30 holiday that never ends. Expats spend their tax-free salaries eating, drinking and generally showing off in public, so there is ample opportunity to meet the desired sex.
If you settle on a cinema date, take a jumper as the air-conditioning in cinemas would make a penguin shiver.
That way, you can be a true gent and offer the garment to your companion.
Asking her out Let’s say you meet a charming girl – we’ll call her Sophie – you get on famously and you’d like to see her again.