• December 6, 2016
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Articles by Mahmood Saberi

  • Will a ‘fat tax’ save the world?
    Jul 12, 2016 Mahmood Saberi Special to Gulf News
    It’s going to take a while, but I predict that eating a burger in public will be as shameful as smoking in the future
  • The address matters, after all ...
    Nov 29, 2016 Mahmood Saberi Special to Gulf News
    Finally, I found just the place to rent — heading towards Abu Dhabi, a few kilometers away from Dubai, off Shaikh Zayed Road
  • Get health insurance and go for a walk
    Nov 22, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Unfortunately, some of the latest diseases that are known as lifestyle diseases or non-communicable diseases have no symptoms
  • When your money suddenly becomes worthless
    Nov 15, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    ‘As soon as I get out of the airport in Delhi, I will get to the bank and stand, or sit, in the queue ...’
  • You are never too young to write your life story
    Nov 08, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Judging from the packed lives these young folk lead, they have a lot to say
  • You can never go home again
    Nov 01, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Expats hardly mark the passage of time with the disappearing of hair on the head. Instead, they mark their timeline with how difficult it was in those early years
  • You don’t call me anymore ...
    Oct 25, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    People are talking less and texting more these days
  • Sweet smell of counterfeit colognes
    Oct 18, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    The way to tell if a fragrance is a fake is that there will be something a little off about the scent and the colour of the fluid in the bottle will be different from the original
  • James Bond has no class anymore
    Oct 11, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    The world may not be enough for some, but for most of us, this is all we have
  • Importance of dressing appropriately
    Oct 04, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    It is all about feeling comfortable, looking the part and not offending by donning something considered ‘lewd’ or ‘obscene’
  • Selfie with shark... anyone for new skills?
    Sep 27, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    In an era where jobs are risk of being outsourced or being done by a robot, it doesn’t hurt to learn new skills or do the weirdest of things
  • Too cheap to enjoy an expensive holiday
    Sep 20, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    They say that travel broadens your mind, but on my recent trip, which was for both business and leisure, the only thing that was broadened was my waist and the opposite happened to my wallet
  • To live a long life, add life to your years
    Sep 13, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Every hour on the couch watching TV cuts your lifespan by 22 minutes, according to experts. But I had just subscribed to Netflix ...
  • More couples marrying out of their community
    Sep 06, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    A study shows the people most likely to ‘marry out’ of their community are the Japanese
  • Don’t lose your mind over meat
    Aug 30, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    It will be great to bring this power-food bowl idea to Dubai, but I am not sure how many beef shawarma and fried fish lovers would try it out
  • Chasing Pokemon on Canadian streets
    Aug 23, 2016 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Some people are doing foolish things like playing while driving and one motorist stopped his car in mid-traffic, got down and started chasing a Pokemon