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The dark history behind how Sheikh Zayed became founder of the UAE

He may have been a great man, yes, but the history behind his rule is a dark one that not…

Is Burj Al Arab the world’s biggest christian cross?

The Burj Al Arab, a 7-star luxury hotel, is an iconic structure that is synonymous with the name Dubai. Having…

Why women in the UAE are so stuck up

By no means am I being sexist or offending women, I’m just discussing a very common phenomenon. Anyone who has…

How to spot a Wannabe Local (Wannabe Emirati)

There are two kinds of residents in the UAE. On one hand, the natives, more commonly called as “Locals”, who…

One of the UAE’s hidden gems: ‘Morattabat’

Doesn’t matter how good the food is in your country, you will always crave eating at a Morattabat (refreshments). Its…

The ‘bed space’ life of Dubai

We all need our own ‘space’, where we feel comfortable enough to be our self. If you have been living…

I am an NRI

As NRIs (Non-Resident Indians), we all go through different ventures – ups and downs – throughout our life. One of…

Expat dies in Saudi missile attack, am I next?

I’m sure you have heard about the incident where Yemeni rebels launched missiles aimed at Riyadh, that was intercepted by Saudi anti-missile systems and still…

“Is Dubai really soulless?”

I think Dubai is one of the best places to live on earth, but that doesn’t mean it’s perfect. I…

“For UAE Nationals”

I was filling up my car at an ADNOC petrol station and I spotted a big official recruitment poster which…

Is it really #MyDubai?

I see all sorts of Instagram and Facebook posts daily from Dubai expats using the hashtag #MyDubai. I’ve never used…

Is it time for me to leave the UAE?

I love this country. I have lived in it for many years now. I am an expat, and I consider…
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