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This, too, is Dubai

My work frequently takes me through Dubai, where I lived for two years. I still feel a great pang of sorrow and homesickness when the plane touches down at the airport. I saw many things about Dubai that casual travelers … Continue reading

Citizenship test

“Where are you from?” the taxi driver asks. I don’t know what to say. The car’s edging up to 120 kilometers an hour on an eight-lane highway, past 30-story buildings rising under the arms of dozens of construction cranes, in … Continue reading