In this Issue
In this issue, we meet with Khalejeis who are breaking stereotypes in their fields, such as Amna and Hamda Al Qubaisi, young racers who aim to become the first Emirati women to compete in the male-dominated Formula 1, and Saudi Abdulaziz Al Shuaibi, who has ventured into the expat-filled construction sector of Saudi Arabia and created a name for himself.
“Gafla is an Arabic word that refers to the nomad traders who used to travel to other countries to get resources for the region.”
The teenagers have their sights set on Formula 1.
“There’s still a long way to go to nationalise the contracting sector.”
Creating a perfume is akin to painting, according to Ali Al Jaberi, the self-taught perfumer and founder of the first Abu Dhabi-based luxury perfume brand, Widian AJ Arabia.
How Sultan Al Ameri is challenging stereotypes in the media and everyday life.
We speak to Noor Shamma, the founder of the Postcard Initiative.
An interview with Emirati life coach Hanan Al Sammak.
Arts and Culture
The “bad-kitty” – leopard print – stereotype, for example, is said to be based on the actual mating habits of the leopard.
We are witnessing a new and colourful cultural wave that is gradually taking over the Kuwaiti scene
An interview with self-taught Bahraini artist Lulwa Al Khalifa.
You may wonder why Oman has such a large number of forts to begin with.
Our personalised news feeds on Google or other social media platforms can encapsulate us into what is known as the ‘filter bubble‘ or the ‘echo chamber,’
“As a way to ease myself into coming back home, travelling was the first thing of which I wanted to do more.”
The product, popular around the Arabian Gulf region and in the Arab world, has also become a hit on ebay.
Omar Al Busaidy tell us how it all starts at the individual level.
A Londoner’s guide to London.
What are hotels doing? They are catering to female guests more than ever.
How Doroub is challenging traveling stereotypes.
George Rishan shares this exclusive photo series of quiet, unseen sides of the United Arab Emirates