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This Infographic Explains Which National Drink To Order Around The World

When travelling abroad, you should make it a rule to soak up as much local flavour as possible. If you don’t mind the odd tipple, this can include alcohol. The following infographic from Fly Abu Dhabi explains the national and/or most popular drinks in a wide range of countries. (Apparently, in Australia you’re supposed to stick with beer.) More »      

Furious 7 Movie Review

Furious 7 -- the seventh chapter of the Fast & Furious series -- features Vin Diesel's crew racing through the streets of Los Angeles, Tokyo and Abu Dhabi as it squares off against a league of terrorists. Thrilling stunt work keeps moviegoers on the edge of their seats, and sleek and sexy cars include the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. Show More Summary

Putin to Meet With Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Tuesday

The Russian leader will discuss security in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as investment and energy sectors with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi on August 25.

The Top 50 Destination Wedding Photos of 2015 Are Something Out of a Dream

4 days agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates | Image: Christophe ViseuxDestination weddings are rare celebrations compared with traditional weddings in that the couple to be married decides that the location is one of the most important elements of the ceremony. Show More Summary

UAE troops free British hostage from al-Qaeda in Yemen

Oil engineer Douglas Semple rescued by UAE forces from an undisclosed location and flown to Abu Dhabi.

‘Is Joe Flacco Elite?’ has jumped the shark

“Today” show weather guy Al Roker was in Abu Dhabi on Friday, for whatever reason. A question that has long bedeviled football analysts and Internet commenters followed him there. @drewmagary @Deadspin @PFTCommenter well? More Summary

Someone with an 'Is Joe Flacco a elite quarterback' sign photobombed Al Roker in Abu Dhabi

PFT COMMENTER IMPOSTOR Our friends at TODAY sent Al Roker to Abu Dhabi this week. The society of people who value grit and hot takes above all else ALSO sent someone to Abu Dhabi: @drewmagary @Deadspin @PFTCommenter well? —...Show More Summary

Apple said to be planning retail stores for Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Apple is said to be planning to build two retail stores in the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) after reportedly gaining an expemption from the country's ownership laws. The exemption would allow Apple to retain complete control of their U.A.E. Show More Summary

This guy who took his taxi driver to his first theme park wants you to know he's a nice person.

last weekHumor / odd : Happy Place

Liam Murphy had to go to Abu Dhabi for business, so while he was there, he decided to check out Ferrari World Theme Park. "Look how much fun we're having!" (via Facebook) He was chatting with his cab driver, Shakiha, on the way over,...Show More Summary

UAE allocates land for Abu Dhabi's first Hindu temple

Indian Prime Minister Modi lauds decision to provide land for temple during landmark two-day visit to UAE.

India's Modi visits UAE labor camp, underscores concern over worker welfare

ABU DHABI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited a labor camp in Abu Dhabi on Sunday to highlight New Delhi's concern about the welfare of its migrant workers helping to build glitzy skyscrapers, hotels and museums in the oil-rich Gulf state.

Book review: The Gulf. High Culture/Hard Labor

For 5 years, the Gulf Labor Coalition, a group of artists and writers, has been pressuring Saadiyat's Western cultural brands to ensure worker protections. Gulf Labor has coordinated a boycott of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi and pioneered direct action that has involved spectacular museum occupations. Show More Summary

Exploring Dubai

We left Abu Dhabi mid-afternoon, and had the hotel organize a car to take us to Dubai. A taxi between the two cities is generally ~250AED, and this was the same rate. So it's not inexpensive, but is realistically the best option unless...Show More Summary

Exploring Abu Dhabi

I had an expansive list of things to do in Abu Dhabi, which is partly why we'd booked three nights there. There is no love lost between me and Dubai, but I do enjoy Abu Dhabi (for what it is). That being said, my favorite thing to do...Show More Summary

Top Posts From AJBlogs 08.04.15

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Music Unwound” – The NEH and the Music Education Crisis AJBlog: Unanswered Question Published 2015-08-04 Who’s “Unfair”? Guggenheim & Gulf Labor Coalition Exchange Barbs Over Delayed Abu Dhabi Project AJBlog: CultureGrrl Published 2015-08-04 Follow that Brook at your Peril! AJBlog: Dancebeat Published 2015-08-04 [ssba_hide]

Review: Two Suites At The Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi

Upon landing in Dubai and clearing immigration we made a brief stop at the ATM, topped up my UAE SIM card, then headed over to the Emirates Chauffeur desk. Upon presenting our first class boarding passes we were promptly presented with...Show More Summary

New Report On Abuse Of Migrant Labor Abuse At Abu Dhabi Museum Construction

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Over the past year, Gulf Labor members travelled to Abu Dhabi and India to interview more than 50 workers. Although press reports often focus on living and working conditions on Saadiyat Island, the researchers found that “underpayment is far and away the primary concern” for the workers themselves.

The Force Is Strong in Abu Dhabi: Exploring the Impact of Star Wars in the UAE

The force is strong with Abu Dhabi. Not only is the middle east capital of the United Arab Emirates a filming location to Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, the city has been making a big push to attract other productions. In the early stages at least, it appears to be working. Show More Summary

Your Seatmate Sucks. Should You Sue the Airline?

An Australian man is suing Etihad because his seat opponent on a Sydney - Abu Dhabi flight was: “grossly overweight” "coughing frequently and had fluid coming from his mouth" Continue reading Your Seatmate Sucks. Should You Sue the Airline?...

The Guggenheims Helsinki and Abu Dhabi: A Telling Tale of Two Outposts

4 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

The Guggenheim Helsinki is the third museum of the Solomon R. Guggenheim’s global armada.

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