Gaar Adams

Gaar Adams is a Wisconsin-born journalist and photographer based in the Arabian Peninsula. His work from the region has appeared in The Atlantic, VICE, Foreign Policy, NPR, Slate, Al Jazeera, and Roads & Kingdoms among others. 

Stories By Gaar Adams

The Greatest Little Karaoke Bar in Abu Dhabi

My adopted city is synonymous with lavish wealth. But I finally found the soul of this shimmering capital — inside a squat cement building where Filipino, Arab and African...

The Daredevil Evangelist Who Fell From the Heavens

A self-taught escape artist from small-town Wisconsin delivers death-defying skydives that double as warnings against humanity’s cavalier path toward hell.