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Middle East

Wadi Rum – The Red Planet

I finally understood what the “sands of time” means. Wadi Rum, in Jordan, taught me that. Its vastness, its beauty, its magnificence stupefied me. It’s not your ordinary desert of plain golden sand. It’s a desert that defies stereotypes of an arid, solitary piece of nature—hues of red, pink, gold, black

26 Things to do in Amman

In January 2013, I won a nine-day trip for two in Jordan, courtesy of EXPLORE, a leading tour company based in the UK. A few days ago, together with a friend, we claimed that prize. I’ve never ever tried using a tour company for my whole trip before and to

View from the top – Cairo to Amman

The trip from Toronto to Cairo via EgyptAir was 10 hours. I actually didn’t mind the long haul as we were comfortably seated in Business/Executive Class, my very first experience to be treated like an Egyptian Queen. Sorry, Cleopatra, you’re so dead now! LOL…. When we arrived at Cairo International

Dubai at Night

My guest photographer is CAR. No, its not some fancy name of something nor the thingy that moves or brings us to far distances. Its the combined initials of a doting single mom who has a gorgeous daughtah and a young heartthrob son (Im a fan!). Oh, well, like me,
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