Category Archives: Bucket List

Summer in the USA

My visit to the USA is coming to a close, just three days left. I have been busy, busy, busy. I visited friends in Kansas City and Seattle and relaxed with family and friends in Eugene. I also ticked two … Continue reading

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Life is too much fun!

Currently I am relaxing in my parent’s living room and it is wonderful. The month of July was a whirlwind of amazing adventures and experiences. There is simply no way I will be able to explain everything on this blog. … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation

On 6 July I boarded a plane to South Africa. The most exciting (and very different) vacation I have ever planned. For my first two days I went on private safari drive with Chris from Cashan Tours in the Pilanesberg … Continue reading

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Surfing in the desert

As you may already know, the UAE has a goal of breaking all the records they can. The world’s tallest building? Check. The world’s longest air-conditioned sky bridge? Check. The world’s most expensive cell phone? Check. So, it should come … Continue reading

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Yay, Jordan!!

After spending a few days in Al Ain, we were ready to head to Jordan. I had been telling my parents that if they were going to fly all the way here they should see more of the region. I … Continue reading

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Dubai Food and Fun

A week ago, my parents arrived in the UAE. We are now in Al Ain enjoying the relative calm of a Friday in the garden city. We’ve had a busy, fun and relaxing first week. The first full day of … Continue reading

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The Wedding

Not long ago, a friend invited me to her daughter’s wedding. I was not only thrilled to be invited to a wedding, but I was also very honored. The family is Palestinian and she told me that it would be … Continue reading

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Twenty

This past weekend was a three-day weekend for many in the Muslim world. The recognition of the birth of the Prophet Mohammed (Peace Be Upon Him) provided a day off of work, of which I took advantage. On Wednesday evening … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

New Year’s Eve celebrations are often a bit of a let down. The build up and anticipation of the night is usually more exciting than the night itself. Generally, by the time you get where you are going it is … Continue reading

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Prague, continued

On our second day in Prague we set out for Prague Castle and the other major tourist attractions in the city. The castle and grounds were nice. There were many tourists but it was fun to walk around and take … Continue reading

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