Global village is a massive shopping arena that opens up every year for around 5 months during the winter time and features stalls from over 70 participating countries in about 35 pavilions. It also includes more than 50 fun rides in the carnival area and even fireworks at night. Residents and tourists from all over […]
I was recently in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where I visited an area called Al Batha. This area is very popular among labourers and the working class, especially among people from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and the Philippines. You can find anything here from mobile phones to fruits. Visiting this place on a Friday is a spectacle […]
Tucked away in a little alleyway in the heart of Kannur city in Kerala, India is a house that was built way back in 1959 called “Rafeghar”. This quaint little house was built by a man for his 5 children, his wife and himself when they had to move away from another town called Mahe. […]
The original city of lights In early December, I attended the Usability week hosted by the Nielsen Norman Group in Las Vegas and got to stay at the glamorous Caesars Palace and visit the beautiful Downtown Las Vegas. Having spent the past five years of my life in Dubai, I’ve grown accustomed to considering Dubai […]
Al Alam Mosque
Just spent two weeks in Kerala, India for a wedding in the family, in the middle of monsoon season. The constant rain was a refreshing change from the scorching heat in Dubai.
Recently, a friend and I took a trip to Istanbul, Turkey for a few days. Our main goal was to see and learn as much as possible about this city within the span of four days. We had a rough idea of what to expect, as a lot of our friends have already been to […]
The Deira fish market is one of the most popular photography sites in Dubai. The fish market opens at about 5 am and is where you can buy every type of fresh seafood from all over the region. In March 2013, I decided to visit the fish market to solely take photographs. I’d been […]