Samia Qaiyum is a Dubai-based editor specialising in travel, culture,
and lifestyle. She has contributed to the likes of Alef, Brownbook,
Identity, Vision, and Sorbet, and was most recently navigating the
realm of digital publishing at Savoir Flair. A textbook third culture
kid with a perpetual thirst for adventure, she has lived in five
countries and travelled to 34 others, racking up all sorts of weird
and wonderful experiences along the way – just don't ask her to define
the word 'home'.