Modern Dubai is a multicultural melting pot of many immigrants and expatriates, under the federal monarchy of the United Arab Emirates. Along the Persian Gulf coast, but otherwise surrounded by desert, the city has grown from a small village of pearl merchants to one of the most unbelievable cities on earth. The engineering feats have been inscribed in the record books, and can leave you speechless. Dubai is a living experiment. An experiment of multiculturalism in the Middle-East, and often a clash between worlds. A clash between times, even, but yet - Dubai’s many modern marvels are not only a source of pride for the Arab world, but also a collaboration between cultures, and people.