In This Issue
Traditions. We live by them, rebel against them, or simply don’t give them much regard. But have you ever stopped for a second to think about what makes a tradition a tradition? We explore in our Traditions Issue.
Arts and Culture
Why traditions can be good for our mental health
Without the rejuvenating predictability and stability that traditions provide along the way, how could we successfully navigate the wilderness of life?
How I made my own traditions when I moved abroad
It took moving to the other side of the world for me to realise that setting my own traditions can be a beautiful thing.
7 things you didn’t know about the burqa
Contrary to popular belief, women have worn the burqa for a number of reasons that go beyond just modesty
How I became a ‘rebel’ when I got a haircut
Hair is just hair, right? Not so much, it turns out.
Preserving the UAE’s architectural heritage through photos
Hussain Almoosawi is a man on a mission, a mission to capture and preserve the UAE’s architectural heritage through photography.
‘This is my home.’
The following photo series explores the stories and lives of four men who have called the UAE home for decades.
When a text message is NOT okay
My grandfathers’ mourners taught me the importance of being there completely for someone you care about; not just via phone call, or via text, but to physically be there, and I promised myself to be more like them.
Going to Zanzibar? Here’s what you should know.
It serves as a wonderful getaway if you want a place to refresh your mind as it has great hidden spots for relaxation and self-meditation.