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All the World Is a Stage: Will the UAE Play a Part?

Dayna Steele | Posted 02.18.2014 | Travel
Dayna Steele

There was one instance where I knew I had come dangerously close to crossing an invisible line. I innocently asked a question of the assembled tourists and international workers known as expatriates, or expats. The chill I felt was stunning, and I immediately realized what I had done.

Attention Men of the Western World: Calm Down and Embrace the Kandura!

Cator Sparks | Posted 07.17.2011 | Style
Cator Sparks

My friends roll their eyes when I head to some exotic locale, knowing I'll come back in full local drag. After India I wore turbans, after Egypt, caftans, and now back from Dubai, I'm obsessed with the kandura, a traditional white robe worn by Middle Eastern men.