Category Archives: Arab Culture

Important Numbers

Sometimes, I get slightly obsessed about odd things. Well, maybe ‘obsessed’ is too strong of a word, but perhaps I do think about silly things a bit too much. Lately, my new fascination is on how some people in the … Continue reading

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Back in the UAE

With summer vacation coming to an end, I start another year in the UAE. I would like to say it is another year just like the previous years, but it isn’t. At the start of the previous years, there was … Continue reading

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Urban Legends

I have heard two stories over and over while living here – neither of which I am actually sure are true or not. Before even moving here, I came for a week for a visit. Just to make sure. During my visit, … Continue reading

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Newbie Guide

Whereas most of my coworkers have spent much of their adult lives moving from country to country, this is my first time living abroad. When I first moved to Al Ain, it felt like every little thing was a challenge … Continue reading

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Jabel Hafeet

Jabel Hafeet (also spelled; Jabal, Jebal, Jebel) is one of Al Ain’s claims to fame. It is one of the highest mountain in the area (4,068 ft / 1240m) . I have an earlier post about Green Mubazarrah, which is the … Continue reading

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