009: What Did I Give Up for Lent?

It’s been a month since my last article but I’m back with a worthwhile realization – I’ve been accumulating what I’ve wanted to say for the past few months like a serial hoarder trying to find justification in each thing that she collects. The first quarter of 2018 has been one of the most radical few months that I’ve experienced in a while. From my … Continue reading 009: What Did I Give Up for Lent?

006: Why Did It Take Me So Long To Talk About That Jordan Trip?

I know, it’s long overdue… My bad. Even I can’t believe it’s already been a year since I went. I could still remember riding the hilly roads of Amman, climbing the rocky steps of the Lost City of Petra, and accidentally swallowing salt from floating in the Dead Sea… It seemed like it was only yesterday that I packed my insufficient amount of winter clothes … Continue reading 006: Why Did It Take Me So Long To Talk About That Jordan Trip?

005: How Did I Fall for Barcelona in Two Days?

After my trip to Madrid, I made a stop in Barcelona before heading to Valencia. Being a ‘must’ city to go to in Spain (at least for now – don’t know what’s happening politically), I was looking forward to see what the fuss was all about… Yet, I only had 2 days to cover the basics. Day 1 5:30 A.M. It was July 14, 2017. … Continue reading 005: How Did I Fall for Barcelona in Two Days?

004: How Did I Spend My Two Days in Madrid?

Before I spent two weeks in Valencia, I stayed at the Spanish capital for a while exploring it in all its glory; from roaming around its lively barrios to breathing in its culture through eclectic food and art. Day One 8:00 A.M. My plane from Abu Dhabi landed in Madrid on the morning of July 12, 2017. Once I found my way through the airport, … Continue reading 004: How Did I Spend My Two Days in Madrid?

003: Why Self-Doubt is Such a Pain in the…

As a wise man (or was it a woman?) used to say, our greatest enemy is ourselves. Following the launch of my blog, you could not imagine how euphoric I was feeling. After months of just planning it out in my head, I finally took action and did something about it. What I didn’t anticipate was the pressure that this blog was going to bring … Continue reading 003: Why Self-Doubt is Such a Pain in the…