Tag Archives: Dubai
In the early 20th century, Dubai was a small coastal village inhabited by a tribe—who came from the neighboring emirate, Abu Dhabi—led by the Al Maktoum family. Unlike its neighboring emirate, Dubai lacked the fertile oasis, so its inhabitants settled … Continue reading
Dubai is known for several things—both good and bad—and one of them is the tallest structure in the world, the Burj Khalifa … … and not so far away from this engineering marvel lies a 620-hectare area comprising of sabkha … Continue reading
I love tea. I have been thoroughly complacent and happy in my own world with what I was having—regular black tea with milk or the green tea that comes in teabags—until I saw this exotic-looking tea from Turkey. I … Continue reading
This angry looking fish lives at the Dubai Mall’s huge aquarium. I think it’s angry because it doesn’t enjoy any privacy and people are constantly taking its photograph. I wouldn’t be happy if I were in its shoes. … Continue reading
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(Google images) Kuwait had announced three days ago that the month of fasting could start on August 11, Thursday. But here in the United Arab Emirates, it was only after 9 pm last night that we got confirmation that Ramadan … Continue reading