Things Are Good: Solar Power Rising in the Gulf

2013 saw great things happen on the Arabian Peninsula in relation to energy production. The region has invested heavily in installing solar power plants and reducing their own reliance on oil (so they can export more). In fact, the UAE is looking to start export in renewable energy! For the Gulf’s solar industry, 2013 was ...

gay persons of character: Video: Dubai, Don’t waste your money there

Some wise words from prominent gay travel writer and blogger, Carlos Melia, who decided to cancel his stay in Dubai because “gay[s] and lesbians are not welcome in this country.” Filming this video at the Dubai International Airport, Melia notes that he received no responses from airlines, local hotels, and even the tourism office to ...

gay persons of character: Video: Dubai, Don’t waste your money there

Some wise words from prominent gay travel writer and blogger, Carlos Melia, who decided to cancel his stay in Dubai because “gay[s] and lesbians are not welcome in this country.” Filming this video at the Dubai International Airport, Melia notes that he received no responses from airlines, local hotels, and even the tourism office to ...