March 18, 2017 kyliego 2Comment

  1 . Dubai is not a country or a capital city. No, it’s not. Dubai is just one of the seven cities (or “Emirates” as what they call it here) that make up the United Arab Emirates with Abu Dhabi serving as the capital.   2 . Home of the tallest and the largest. Dubai loves the superlative, no doubt about it. From a completely deserted city back in the late 70’s to a city full of world record breakers today, it is the home of the world’s tallest building, world’s tallest hotel, world’s largest mall and world’s largest…

March 7, 2017 kyliego

Let’s talk about our dreams—what do you really dream about? How do you envision yourself? Do you still want the same things? What and who do you wake up for? Easy questions, difficult answers. To be honest, I haven’t really met anyone who have it all figured out. A completely normal thing if you ask me because I truly believe that it is the uncertainty that gives life its own meaning. Without it, we would be living our lives doing the same thing every single day. Like a playlist with only one song in it. As for me— I have been dreaming of…

February 24, 2017 kyliego

Time flies so fast, we can all agree on that. Two years ago, on this exact day, I landed here in Dubai full of hope and enthusiasm to start a new phase in my life. It was my first international flight so you can imagine my excitement. Everything was new to me. I still remember being fined for tapping my nol card (metro card) twice in the bus. Well, it was my fourth day in the city, I am commuting alone and I don’t really have any idea as to where I am and what I’m doing. So the officer…