A Tale of Two Cities

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  I would like to start off by apologizing for the brief hiatus – I’ve been quite busy with both school and play. Currently, I am sitting on the high speed bullet train,… Continue reading

The Liability of Foreignness

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  “Life happens at the end of your comfort zone.” –Neale Donald Walsh Growing up, I always played it safe in life. I consistently took on the role as “mom”; I cleaned up… Continue reading

Misr Umm alDunya

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True to form, I’m sitting in the Cairo Airport writing this last entry. I’ve found that I’m not great at keeping up a blog, especially while running around Cairo. Nevertheless, here are some… Continue reading

Can’t Fight This Feeling

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  It’s been a wonderful journey being abroad this quarter.  Unbelievably, today marks 3 months since I arrived in Edinburgh.  Experiencing the United Kingdom has shown me the true value of my life,… Continue reading

8 Things About Being Abroad

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  It’s so hard to believe I’ve been in the United Kingdom for almost 3 months on December 11th!  This is a bittersweet feeling for me, but mostly sweet.  :)  Returning to my… Continue reading

Home Base

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  One of my greatest fears in life was the fear of missing out:  not seizing every opportunity, not traveling, not seeing the world… basically living a small, unexposed life.  Growing up on… Continue reading

Running on Egyptian Time

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Crazily enough, it’s been over two months since I have arrived in Cairo. Like everything else in Egypt, I’ve been writing blog posts on Egyptian time. That means that everything is at least… Continue reading

Happiness is Right Where You Are

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This past week flew by before I knew it, to say the least.  I can’t believe it’s already the beginning of November!  I’m losing count of all the weeks going by and time is flying… Continue reading

“Hiya” from Edinburgh!

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  “Hiya” (Scottish greeting for “Hi”) from Edinburgh!  Whenever I walk into a store or business here, the person greeting me says this, which I am still getting used to!  Today is a very windy,… Continue reading

The Beginning of Life in London

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Greetings from London! I’ve been in here for a couple of weeks now and they have fully proven that is year is going to be an adventure! Everyday has offered a new experience… Continue reading