• June 24, 2017
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Articles by Mahmood Saberi

  • Moving back home as an expatriate
    Jun 06, 2017 Mahmood Saberi, Special to Gulf News
    Relocating back to one’s home country can be a strange, jarring experience
  • India-Pakistan cricket match can cause stress
    Jun 20, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    As the cricket match proceeded, I could feel the vein in my neck pulsing urgently
  • Short working hours make happy productive people
    Jun 13, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Experts say that the old norm of making people work 48 hours a week is an outdated concept
  • Trying to ignore the devil during Ramadan
    May 30, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Some people say that Ramadan has become commercialised, but I also see packed mosques every night as the faithful vie to complete the recitation of the Quran
  • The cheaper way is not always the best
    May 23, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Driving to Oman on a visa run may initially seem more appealing than flying until one adds up the costs — both on the wallet and on your state of mind
  • It is never easy to say goodbye
    May 16, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    It still has not hit me yet that I am finally leaving Dubai. Maybe when everything is marked off the To Do list, I will sob on my friend’s shoulder and bemoan the fast passing away of the years
  • Going on a staycation can be stress-free
    May 09, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    I looked up staycation in a dictionary and found out that it was a portmanteau, a word constructed by blending sound and meaning of two different words
  • Getting all hyper in a Hyperloop
    May 02, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Travel they say broadens the mind and it is not the arrival at your destination but the experiences on the way that count
  • May you never have to sit on your judgement
    Apr 25, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    May you never have to sit on your judgement
  • Should I insure my face or my car?
    Apr 18, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Yesterday’s crooks kidnapped victims just for their thumbprints to open safes. In today’s age of facial-recognition technology, that’s disconcerting
  • Do not make fun of my favourite food
    Apr 11, 2017 Mahmood Saberi, Special to Gulf News
    Anything you say nowadays has to be weighed carefully before you utter something about someone’s silly looking food. It’s becoming quite difficult living in such a politically correct world
  • Never hit airline staff with footwear
    Apr 04, 2017 Mahmood Saberi, Special to Gulf News
    Being unruly comes at a cost, and in the case of one Indian lawmaker, a ban from flying and the possibility of a lifetime of painful 22-hour drives
  • Never flush your iPad down airplane toilet
    Mar 28, 2017 Mahmood Saberi, Special to Gulf News
    Trump order will soon have everyone treating their gadgets as contraband that must be got rid of in the loo
  • Making bureaucrats come to work on time
    Mar 21, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Diktat by Uttar Pradesh’s new chief secretary to cause angst in the many households where the breadwinner is a civil servant
  • Mystery behind President Trump’s taped tie
    Mar 14, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Sadly, money does not buy taste and Trump continues to wear that tie stuck on with tape
  • Double, double toil and trouble ...
    Feb 28, 2017 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    Apparently some Americans have gone completely out of their mind as they do not know what else to do as their democratically-elected president is slowly taking away their democratic rights