United Arab Emirates (UAE) Facts

Long Name: United Arab Emirates Location: Middle East Area (in sq km): 83600 Capital: Abu Dhabi Agricultural Products: dates, vegetables, watermelons; poultry, eggs, dairy products; fish Demonym: Emirati(s) Agricultural Labor Force %: 7 Religions: Muslim, Christian, Hindu Industrial Labor Force %: 15 Service Labor Force %: 78 Languages: Arabic, Persian, English, Hindi, Urdu GDP Growth… Read More

By Far, 2017…

By far my most adventurous year to date has been 2017. I traveled to 17 new countries that year. Here’s a look back on the people I met and the places I visited. Sadly, I also lost my cousin that year.

The Grand Mosque

Abu Dhabi is a city-state apart of the United Arab Emirates. Prior to 1971, Abu Dhabi was a country unto itself. Today, Abu Dhabi is among seven countries that were once independent but now fall within United Arab Emirates (UAE). I have visited ancient mosques in Spain and have seen the Moorish castles of Portugal…. Read More