In this Issue
Our writers share with you the perfect vacation spots whether you are a family, friends, or a lone traveler. We also explore the psychology of travel, and the best things to do if you’re stuck in the Gulf for the summer period.
Arts and Culture
The first day of the rest of their lives
On Sunday, June 24, 2018, the decades-long driving ban was lifted in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. We experience the historic event through the eyes of a Saudi woman and a man, who are both Jeddah-based storytellers.
Poem: Above it all
You walk, you walk into the sun and simmer for a few heartbeats, a second into a minute.
We fly in Bahrain
Our Bahraini storyteller Omar Nabeel goes flying in Gravity Bahrain.
The Omani who does handstands all over the world
Meet Fahad Alabri, the Omani who’s promoting peace by doing handstands all over the world.
Inside The Smash Room in Dubai
We meet the co-founder of Dubai’s cool hotspot to relieve your anger and stress in an untraditional way!
Why travel when every place looks the same?
In Arabic saafara (سافر), meaning ‘he travelled’, shares its linguistic roots with the verb safara (سَفَرَ), meaning to unveil.