Tag: nationality

Dubai: world’s least cosmopolitan city

Dubai: world’s least cosmopolitan city

Dubai is possibly the most international place in the world, with less than 10% of its inhabitants holding the local passport.1 Most people you’ll see in the city are foreign to the place, and there is no powerful majority. It could be the perfect recipe for […]

In search of Buenos Aires

In search of Buenos Aires

-¡El Aleph! – repetí. -Sí, el lugar donde están, sin confundirse, todos los lugares del orbe, vistos desde todos los ángulos. Jorge Luis Borges – El Aleph Die Überschatzung der Frage, wo man sich befinde, stammt aus der Hordenzeit, wo man sich die Futterplätze merken […]

Identity and nationality in the Gulf

Identity and nationality in the Gulf

Few countries in the world have more foreigners than locals living within their borders. It is the case in the Arabian Gulf, where the majority of the population consists of immigrants: up to more than 85% in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. Drawn to […]