Assume that technically, any physical contact between two unrelated bodies of opposite sexes is forbidden, and you should be safe.
which is based on the 1998-2004 HBO comedy series of the same name (itself based on the book of the same name by Candace Bushnell).
Theatrically released on May 27, 2010, in the United States and May 28, 2010, in the United Kingdom, the film stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon and Chris Noth, who reprised their roles from the previous film and television series.
Western expatriates, and in particular foreign tourists have been known to get into serious trouble for blatant disregard of these laws.
It’s a good idea to know what these are, so you can be aware of your behaviour in public, and not cause offence… We are expected to dress modestly whilst in public places, so no very short shorts or skirts, try to keep your midrif covered, and refrain from wearing ‘beach’ type tops, keep them for for the beach or hotel pool, its not really acceptable to have too much cleavage on display.
Over 1.5 million British visitors travel to the UAE every year and more than 100,000 British nationals are resident there.