Sandy Love

The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. ~Jean Paul

Fragrant Oils

The appeal of perfume is that it is at once ephemeral and empowering. It creates a shimmering invisible armor that lingers in a room long after its wearer has gone and infuses our imagination with a subtle power, hinting at a hidden identity. ~Mary Gaitskill

Dubai Skyline

The skyline of Dubai is punctuated with steel buildings that make up for cloudless skies. It’s a modern wonder of the world, and is picturesque in a very neoteric way. Like the Singapores, Tokyos and Shanghais of the world, it makes for a very vivid postcard view, don’t you think?

Sheeshe Ka Dil

Smoking a hookah is nothing like smoking a cigarette…cigarettes are for nervous people, competitive people, people on the run…when you smoke a hookah, you have time to think. It teaches you patience and tolerance, and gives you an appreciation of good company. ~Ismet Ertep

Mural Culture

Murals are painted art on a wall, ceiling or other permanent surface. Murals are usually in harmony with the architecture of the building or wall it is painted on. In the days of civil unrest, artists used murals as a means to speak their mind. It soon also became a way to vandalize property, but today…

Standing Tall

A beautiful view of Burj Khalifa from the base of the magnificent building. The tallest man made structure in the world at a total height of 829.8 m (2,722 ft) will soon be over-shadowed by the Creek Tower that is under construction (estimated height of at least 1,000 m or 3,300 ft). Burj Khalifa was designed by…

Going Old School

The digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce. Instantly. ~Demetri Martin

Grab A Bite

I believe in stopping work and eating lunch. ~L’Wren Scott If there hadn’t been women we’d still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends. ~Orson Welles

Trolls

Trolls are mythical ugly creatures depicted as either a giant or a dwarf. In the early 17th century, the term troll comes from Old Norse, Swedish and Danish stories. The first English use is from Shetland; the term was adopted more widely into English in the mid 19th century. Trolls are still used in my…

Gastronomic Delights

      When you travel outside your country, much like outside your own city, you will realize the true meaning of migration. Food is a great leveler, and people who turn to greener pastures for their sense of success home food becomes comfort-food. In fact, you realize how local cuisines from far away lands…