dubai

Drugs

Looks Like Someone Lost a Bunch of Drugs at Sea Again

A man tried to smuggle drugs into Australia by welding them to the bottom of a boat. He failed.
Gavin Butler
11.9.18
Munchies

Woman Jailed in Dubai After Drinking Just One Glass of Wine on Her Flight

The UK-based dentist, travelling with her 4-year-old daughter, was breathalysed after her visa was questioned at the Dubai airport.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.13.18
Photography

A Short History of the UAE Through a Collection of Groovy Photos

Ammar Al Attar's latest project examines the beginnings of the young country's photography scene.
Rana Daoud
12.5.17
women

Arab Women Talk About What It's Like to Walk Alone at Night

Women from across the Middle East talk about all the shit they have to deal with just to get home.
Badar Salem
11.28.17
FIGHTLAND

How Gokhan Saki Prepares in Dubai to Conquer the UFC

The Turkish Tyson talks about his split with Glory, and his return to MMA.
Sam van Raalte
6.23.17
Important Events

Questions That Still Need Answering: Two Years On from the Poo Plane

Why don't they make this a public holiday?
Joel Golby
3.16.17
Design

Bjarke Ingels Is Designing a Hyperloop for Dubai

The Danish starchitect has spoken, and the future of travel will be plated in chrome.
Beckett Mufson
11.8.16
brunch

Brunch in the UAE Is the Most Gluttonous Meal You Will Ever Eat

Gold-plated tiramisu, a mojito bar, a whole roasted suckling pig: Hidden in this desert is an oasis of caviar and vice.
Hannah Walhout
7.12.16
Stuff

How the Russian Mafia Salvaged My Brutal Year in Dubai Prison

Meet Karl Williams, a Londoner whose Dubai holiday basically went up in flames when he and his friends were arrested on drug charges in 2013.
Nick Chester
5.8.16
Art

The Ecstasy of Exploding Expensive Racecars

Fabian Oefner calls his new photograph series, "possibly the ‘slowest high-speed’ images ever captured."
Beckett Mufson
5.2.16
Stuff

All the Things You Learn as a 28-Year-Old On Your First Proper Holiday Ever

Aeroplanes are awful, breakfast buffets are alright, waterparks are excellent. Some lessons.
Joel Golby
4.29.16
News

Why Recreating the Palmyra Arch in London Was Smug, Hypocritical and Tacky

We should probably look at our own role in the destruction of ancient artefacts.
Sam Kriss
4.25.16
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