Zaineb Al Hassani
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Journey to the home of Lego
We take a trip to Billund in Denmark, where a major new family attraction, Lego House, has recently opened to the public
November 23, 2017
How expats cope with loneliness during the holiday season
The festive period should be a joyful time, but for thousands of expatriates who will be away from their loved ones, Christmas and New Year’s Eve can be a time of sadness and loneliness.
December 27, 2016
Shawarma: why Abu Dhabi’s favourite snack will never go out of fashion
A chicken shawarma usually comes with pickles and thoom, a fluffy garlic paste, and a smattering of fries, while lamb will normally be paired with tahini paste, onions and tomatoes.
December 31, 2015
Poetry slam and music in celebration of National Day
Poets of the UAE are making their voices heard, and in doing so are reinforcing Emirati identity in a time of rapid social change.
December 3, 2015
The greasy sanctuary: how Burger King became a headquarters for Nineties teens
Zaineb Al Hassani looks back on the fast-food restaurant's popularity as the meeting point for youngsters in the capital in the 90s.
November 26, 2015
‘We cannot live without pani puri’: how Indian street food thrives in Abu Dhabi
A popular Indian street food, many a pani puri – which roughly translates to water bread – is consumed across the UAE.
November 12, 2015
Book Club: why joining a reading group brings its own rewards
To celebrate the launch of The National Book Club, we ask avid readers and book club regulars why they enjoy discussing books with friends.
October 15, 2015
Muslim prayer beads: what they are and what they are used for
Subha or misbaha – prayer or worry beads – are found in everyday life across the region and the world, but what is their significance?
August 20, 2015
Waiting for henna in the salon that never sleeps
It may take hours to put on, but women feel all the fuss of henna is worth it – no matter what the celebration.
July 16, 2015