Category Archives: Dubai

Arabian Nights

I have never really been able to explain why I feel so completely at home in Dubai. Part of the United Arab Emirates (the bit without the oil wealth) Dubai has grown up in the middle of an expanse of desert which runs down to meet the sea. The temperatures are searing, local women, when …

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What do you mean … you love flying?

After a flight that left every part of my body exhausted and aching I have arrived in Dubai. Now I would never have thought a 14-hour flight would be one the thing that pushed me to say – never again – yet six hours in, it was starting to feel that way. Even as I write …

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