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On the Prowl In the Know
Jan07

On the Prowl In the Know

My thoughts on Dubai & Expo 2020 By Kristine Abante – Dubai, UAE  To be a tourist in your own city is one thing, to be a tourist in a city that has adopted you is another.  I’ve lived in Dubai since March 2009 — a time when layoffs and salary delays were common, jobs were scarce, abandoned cars were plenty and the Burj Dubai (now the mighty Burj Khalifa) was pending completion, with rumors that Dubai, the once...

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On the Prowl, In the Know

November Rain By Kristine Abante – Dubai, UAE  November always makes me think of Guns and Roses and their song November Rain that goes “Nothing lasts forever and we both know hearts can change …” It almost never rains in Dubai, but the thing about being away from home is that nothing seems to last. At some point you’ll come to realize that everything is temporary – your flat, your job, your visa, your workmates, your dates, and...

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On the Prowl in the Know
Sep05

On the Prowl in the Know

Comparison is inevitable By Ion Gonzaga – Dubai Our guests had talked about how impressive Dubai is as soon we picked them up from the airport. It’s quite amusing to hear what they had to say in just their first 24 hours.  The comparison to our homeland is just inevitable. On the road, they noticed that the lamp posts are very bright and the streets are widely spaced and well-lit. The observation earned a comment on the...

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