Here We StartDecember 1, 2014

Here We Start – Issue #57

It’s December yet again, warning us that the year is almost over, reminding us of all the New Year resolutions we made, and that checklist we’ve created in the beginning of the year of all the things we’ve planned to do this year. Where are you from all those? I hope you’ve marked off most

FeatureDecember 1, 2014

A Lesson in Women’s Empowerment at the Women’s Museum

Article in brief: A visit to Women’s Museum in Dubai can change many perceptions you may have had on women’s role in the society historically and currently. I recently visited the Women’s Museum in Dubai and was honored to have a dedicated tour by Professor Rafia Ghubash, the founder of the museum and head curator,

InterviewDecember 1, 2014

Interview with GoldCleats Founder: Saud AlNowais

This month, we interviewed the man behind GoldCleats, an upcoming online soccer community for coaches, players, scouts, agents, fans and anyone who loves this sport. GoldCleats founders are looking to change the way football players develop, communicate and get scouted by using the Internet and mobile application. Sail: How did the idea come to you?

Accentuate Your BeautyDecember 1, 2014

Beauty Without Pain

Article in brief: The author talks about the importance and impacts of utilizing organic makeup. What’s not to

Emirati ReflectionsDecember 1, 2014

Preserving Our History

Article in brief: The author talks about the importance of preserving UAE history. On a large scaffolding under

Brining Out The Rumi In YouDecember 1, 2014

The Language Of Our Thoughts

Article in brief: explains the importance of focusing on our words and actions, and what effect they have on

Hidden PromisesDecember 1, 2014

Ain’t No Damsel In Distress

Article in brief: The author expresses the importance of what little girls watch, as it will have a strong influence on them as they grow up. Like almost every person my age, I grew up watching the Disney Channel. I remember getting so excited watching cartoons, especially when a Disney princess was involved. As a

Little Doses of HappinessDecember 1, 2014

The Beauty of Travel (Vs. Tourism)

Article in brief: Some musings on the beauty of travel and what makes it wonderful. “Traveling- it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” This quote by Ibn Battuta is one of my favorites. It so perfectly encapsulates the essence of travel. The word ‘travel’ itself evokes visions of colorful sunsets, dramatic cliffs, and cobbled,

LOL - Live Out LoudDecember 1, 2014

Starring Me in My Life

Article in brief: The writer explores living an authentic life and draws an analogy to an individual being the star of the movie. This article is about living a life of purpose and choice where we are present and conscious of our life as it unfolds. Starring in your life will leave you with a sense

Lost in ReverieDecember 1, 2014

The Power Of Visionary Thinking

Article in brief: In honor of the 43rd national day the author encourages visionary thinking and transforming ideas

Living Through The Eyes of ArtDecember 1, 2014

The Function Designers

Article in brief: Enrolling in a design workshop in Kuwait City revealed to the author the importance of

The Words WithinDecember 1, 2014

“Working Hard”, Not “Hardly Working”

Article in brief: The author looks beyond the glitz and glory of the UAE National Day as she explores the topic of Emiratization and the increasing need to imbed Emiratis into the workforce.  The 43rd UAE National Day is upon us and companies have been preparing weeks in advance to have their offices decorated as a

To The PointDecember 1, 2014

Let’s Be Pure

The article in brief: The author describes a feeling of remorse he felt which was ignited due to some

Pocket Full of BooksDecember 1, 2014

Do We Really Need To Talk About Kevin?

Article in brief: A book review on “We Need To Talk About Kevin” by Lionel Shriver. “I don’t care

Here We StartNovember 1, 2014

Here We Start – Issue #56

November is finally starting with all its galore. It’s the month of two main events in UAE: Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) and AbuDhabi Art Fair. This is the 33rd year the SIBF is running. I still remember when I was a kid and my father used to take us there to get our books