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Learn A Thing Or Two About Falcon Hunting
What do falcons hunt? Falcons hunt bustards, hubara and hare. Nowadays, since hubara are threatened with extinction, hunting them is not allowed. Why is it such an important activity in the UAE? Falconry now is a sport practiced by many Arabs. ...
Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011
From Germany With Love
At first I began with the obvious question ÔÇô With seven Emirates in the UAE what made you settle on Al Ain, all these years and you are still loyal to this city? Hiltraud, began narrating, "the city of Al Ain is our home, and we would not trade ...
Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Experiencing Jordan
When I discussed writing a travel article about my trip to Jordan during Eid al-Adha, it seemed like an easy task. That was before I visited Jordan. Jordan is not an easy place to capture in a short article. From it's amazing biblical and Roman histo...
Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Into The Horizon - Hussam Ghamal El Din
Ask half the male population out there what they dreamed of doing as a kid and I guarantee the word 'Pilot' will pop out of their lips before they even realize they've said anything. Eighteen year-old Hussam Ghamal El Din had the same exact dream...
Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Al Ain Urban Development.
Al Ain Mall, built ten years ago and being one of the first malls in Al Ain, is now considered part of the city's heritage. Run by Al Farida Investments, the mall, facing high demand from retailers and being always fully occupied, is now undergoing e...
Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Cooking For Blokes
Women love blokes that can cook so get into the art of it this valentine's day with these easy to make desserts that will be bound to leave her asking for more Rich Chocolate Pot Ingredients: 4 ounces chopped dark c...
Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Have A Cuppa With Simba Chikona
Job: Fitness Trainer Nationality: Zimbabwean Languages Spoken: English, Shona, Ndebele and a bit of Afrikaans and Xhosa Years in Al Ain: 2.5 Q: How did you get started a...
Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Financial Planning - Why You Should Make A Will
Establishing a Will passes fleetingly through the minds of most people at some stage in their lives. However, the truth is that the majority never bother making a Will, Planning for our deaths may seem morbid to many peop...
Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Appreciation
In many countries February is associated with love. Valentine’s Day has become another secular holiday for retailers to cash in on. Cards, boxed chocolates, red roses, and heart bedazzled teddy bears crowd store windows and...
Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Work Balance Life
It seems these days that everyone is busy and time is the currency that is never in abundance. More people are experiencing burn out and anxiety due to being overworked or dealing with the daily pressures of modern life. We know ...
Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Tawam Hospital
Tawam Hospital, a 466 bed tertiary care facility located in Al Ain in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi is part of the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company PJSC (SEHA) and the SEHA Health System, one of the largest integrated healthcare providers in the Midd...
Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Bukhara
My Favorite Indian restaurant in Al Ain has long been Tanjore, but now another eatery has taken its place: Bukhara. The food is every bit as good, and the prices are considerably lower. Bukhara, at first glance, is a small, unassuming and quit...
Posted on Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Redstar
RedStar Asian-American Bistro, the newest restaurant to hit Al Ain, is a wonderful surprise. It’s located in the northern neck of Bawadi Mall, on the ground floor. The wait staff, dressed in paramilitary uniforms, is friendly, helpful and ver...
Posted on Thursday, January 6, 2011
Al Ain Urban Development
This month marks the beginning of our two-month 'Urban Development' feature. Originally meant to be a single article it began to spiral out of control as the list that we were creating (of development projects in the area) began to grow slightly monu...
Posted on Saturday, January 1, 2011
Profile Interview - Khaled Ateeq Al Dhaheri
The word "finance" generally evokes thoughts of piles of numbers and stacks of paper, rather than teamwork and friendship. However, Khaled Ateeq Al Dhaheri, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Al Ain Hospital, does his best to change this perception, wh...
Posted on Saturday, January 1, 2011
Istanbul
Istanbul wasn't everything I expected it to be. The first thing I noticed, passing through Customs, was Greenfield's Sports Bar. It was bright, shiny and new. The space was suffused with the maternal blue glow of plasma TVs. Where was the exotic Turk...
Posted on Saturday, January 1, 2011
One Pot Wonders!
A one pot wonder is a classic savory meal that brings people together. It is a combination of a thickly stewed casserole or dish, served amongst family and friends. The tradition is not so new though, dating back to the late 16th century when famil...
Posted on Saturday, January 1, 2011
Have A Cuppa With Jocelyn Gundan
Job: Nurse Nationality: Filipino Languages Spoken: English, Tagalog, Arabic Years in Al Ain: 5.5 Q: Tell me about your job. What department do you work in? Pediatric ...
Posted on Saturday, January 1, 2011
 
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