Bringing ‘banned’ street art to Dubai’s gleaming walls

June 2, 2016

First published on CNN International on June 2, 2016. By Jon Jensen DUBAI – It boasts the Guinness world record for hosting the longest graffiti scroll in the world — but unlike other major metropolises, don’t expect to see much street art in Dubai. That’s because graffiti is illegal in the United Arab Emirates. Aside from dust … Read More

Inside the World’s Largest Mall

March 5, 2014 No Comments

Take a rare, behind-the-scenes tour of the Dubai Mall, the largest shopping center on the planet. With 75 million visitors each year, maintaining this city within a city is no easy task.

Cleaning the world’s tallest building

February 14, 2014 No Comments

Migrant workers are responsible for cleaning the 24,000 panes of glass that cover the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. CNN’s Jon Jensen looks at what it takes to keep the building in top condition.