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48 Hours in Las Vegas

I started my 2016 pretty unconditionally by planning a quick 2-day getaway with my hubby to Las Vegas, which was the highlight of my family Christmas vacation in the States back in December. We packed lightly, left the kids at my sister-in-law's and headed to the...

I started my 2016 pretty uncon...

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My Top Ten Arabic Tongue Twisters

Tongue twisters are sentences that are difficult to articulate properly, especially when repeated several times in a row. Such sentences can be found in all cultures and languages. Seeing that my blog post for my Top Ten favorite Tongue Twisters is one of the most popular posts...

Tongue twisters are sentences ...

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Abou Jamil: The Arab Culture Loving Arab

I accidentally stumbled upon a really interesting Instagram account featuring an animated Arab character named Abou Jamil. [caption id="attachment_967" align="aligncenter" width="184"] Abou Jamil[/caption] Abou Jamil is an Arab character who spreads Arab quotes and sayings through illustrations across the Arab countries and hopefully the world. [caption id="attachment_968" align="aligncenter"...

I accidentally stumbled upon a...

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Words of the World

A while ago, I came across a series of photos that showed certain words or actions in several languages or how they are said in different parts of the world. It is so interesting to see what other parts of the world call a certain...

A while ago, I came across a s...

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Recipe: Eggless Chocolate Cake

I have a serious passion for cooking and baking. I always say that I would have been a chef in another life. I think it comes from the fact that my mom is an outstanding cook. I know everyone says their mom is the best...

I have a serious passion for c...

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Neofuturistic Architect Zaha Hadid Dead at Age 65

One of the world's most influential architects, Dame Zaha Hadid, died today at the age of 65 after suffering from a heart attack while being treated for bronchitis in a Miami hospital. Born in Baghdad on October 31, 1950, Iraqi-British Zaha Hadid studied mathematics at the...

One of the world's most influe...

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