Month

October 2019
Dubai is not all about tall buildings and busy streets. Away from all the hustle and bustle of the city and modernity, there are tranquil deserts. Although desert may look like a dull and uninspiring place at first sight, that’s not really the case. Desert is full of life. Both literally and figuratively. It is...
Traditional dress is a symbol of culture and honor for the Emiratis. It has deep roots in their culture and religion. You will rarely find Emirati wearing western clothes when they are in the UAE as they take immense pride in their traditions. Although the whole of the Arabian peninsula has similarities in clothes, there...
These days you can find any kind of food in Dubai. Anything from east to west. Sometimes if you go to a restaurant and ask for Chinese food, they might get confused. You might need to be a little more specific because there is so much of everything.  So what is the traditional Emirati food?...
Tourists coming to Dubai often have this question in their minds. People in the US and UK are used to drinking water directly taken from their taps. So what about Dubai? Generally speaking, yes, you can drink the tap water in Dubai. But there is a catch to this. Water supply in Dubai Dubai is...
A few decades ago, Dubai was nothing but a fishing and pearling town along the creek. Life was tough in this harsh desert. They reared sheep and goats for food and wool. Wool was a necessity during winters. They used falcons to hunt and horses for wars. But above all, one animal became an integral...
Falcons and falconry were entwined with Emirati culture for thousands of years. Because they have been an integral part of Bedouin lives for many millennia, there is no evidence to when the Arabs actually started domesticating these birds in the desert. In the olden days, Bedouin Arabs used them mainly for hunting. In the arid...
Time is the most valuable thing in life. When you devote your time to someone, it shows that he/she is important to you. So, the best and easiest way to express your love is by finding some time only for your beloved. Simply giving time won’t win the game, make plans along with that. How...