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Old Sep 2nd 2011, 12:21 pm
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Hi all,

Now since i have finally made it to AD thanks to everyone on this site and more or less settled in with a few mishaps on the way. Being here is making me homesick.

All i have seen so far is shopping malls, Corniche and more shopping malls, crazy taxi drivers, Corniche and even more shopping malls.

Who is based in AD? and are there regular meet-ups? Can anyone recommend places to go?
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Old Sep 2nd 2011, 1:43 pm
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Depends what you're after...Time Out Abu Dhabi is a good place to start.
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Originally Posted by eggy888 View Post
Hi all,

Now since i have finally made it to AD thanks to everyone on this site and more or less settled in with a few mishaps on the way. Being here is making me homesick.

All i have seen so far is shopping malls, Corniche and more shopping malls, crazy taxi drivers, Corniche and even more shopping malls.

Who is based in AD? and are there regular meet-ups? Can anyone recommend places to go?
Welcome to the Middle East mate , the land of malls and crazy taxi drivers...There's plenty to offer in A.D , you'll find your feet don't worry !
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Old Sep 2nd 2011, 9:42 pm
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Meet my friend baboo in Bahrain, he brings nutty taxi drivers to a whole new level. Not sure why he tells me this is his name..apparently a racial insult. But the dude knows how to keep the party going after a night out.
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Old Sep 4th 2011, 6:14 am
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Originally Posted by eggy888 View Post
Hi all,

Now since i have finally made it to AD thanks to everyone on this site and more or less settled in with a few mishaps on the way. Being here is making me homesick.

All i have seen so far is shopping malls, Corniche and more shopping malls, crazy taxi drivers, Corniche and even more shopping malls.

Who is based in AD? and are there regular meet-ups? Can anyone recommend places to go?
I am in Abu Dhabi. We dont have regular meet ups - have only managed to get to one so far (thanks Norm for arranging).

Places to go - depends what you like doing......
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Old Sep 5th 2011, 8:33 am
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Try meetup.com - very active in AD.

The "New in Abu Dhabi" and "Cocktail Club" groups both have pretty good events.
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Try meetup.com - very active in AD.

The "New in Abu Dhabi" and "Cocktail Club" groups both have pretty good events.
Thanks for this - very interesting and lots of social groups to suit everyone.
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Facebook has a "Social Lubrication via Inebriation" group in Abu Dhabi...

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Can anyone recommend places to go?
The Tavern (Sheraton Tourist Club Area) around 7.30 tonight. Decent ambience and if you're in earshot of me you'll benefit from huge eloquence and wit. And modesty.
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The Tavern (Sheraton Tourist Club Area) around 7.30 tonight. Decent ambience and if you're in earshot of me you'll benefit from huge eloquence and wit. And modesty.
Am thinking to arrange the next after work drinks meeting - been ages since I went there.

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The Tavern (Sheraton Tourist Club Area) around 7.30 tonight. Decent ambience and if you're in earshot of me you'll benefit from huge eloquence and wit. And modesty.
That was my first port of call last week after 6 dry weeks in Riyadh...decent pint of Guinness in there
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Old Sep 5th 2011, 7:13 pm
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Facebook has a "Social Lubrication via Inebriation" group in Abu Dhabi...

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I've been in AD for 9 weeks now and didn't know about this, thanks Norm!
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