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A taste of Arabia

Although I am not a big fan of fast food, I do enjoy seeing how global (read American) fast food restaurants localize their products or create special items that cater to local tastes.  In my […]

Exploring Al Ain

Friday is the first day of the weekend in the UAE (and most of the region), but it is much more like “our” Sunday than Saturday. Many, perhaps most, things are closed Friday morning.  After […]

AAU Al Ain Campus

I have spent the last two days working with students, faculty and staff on the Al Ain campus of Al Ain Univeristy (AAU).  I should probably highlight that AAU has two campuses, one in Al […]

The Joys of Travel

It turns out there is no simple way to travel from Macon, Georgia to Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.  Our adventure (my wife JoAnn was travelling with me) was 30 hours door to door.  The […]