Deira Fish Market by Jeff Vergara in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

It was almost noon and the fish vendors were trying to sell their goods before the end of trading day. The guy in the photo urged me to buy his fish as his colleagues were already relaxing.

Name:Jeff Vergara

Place you live: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Place your photo was taken: Deira Fish Market

Can you sum up Dubai? Dubai possesses ancient and modern attractions from richest horse races, seven-star hotel, man-made islands to the shape of a palm tree up to the world’s tallest building.

Occupation: graphic designer

Preoccupation: plants vs. zombies

A perfect day in Dubai? Friday. It’s Sunday in the middle east.

If someone was visiting, what must they do? Desert safari. No kissing in public.

A perfect meal in Dubai? Kebabs at Al Mallah.

What is the best thing about your spot? tax-free.

What is the worst? 45-degree c. heat.

A little known fact about Dubai? Less than 20% of the population are Emirates (locals). The rest are expats.

Where is your favorite place in the world? The Maldives.