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How to dress in the Middle East: Photo essay

August 22, 2011

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How to dress in Egypt

ladies and gentlemen! Through a photo essay, I will show you how to dress in the Middle East (or any conservative country) and (almost) pass as a local. Overview Let me be clear: How to dress in the Middle East doesn’t really matter–if you don’t care about the attention. Except for a handful of […]

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Petra Monastery: How I Climbed it with a Bedouin (photo essay)

August 19, 2011

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Petra Monastery

ng the Petra Monastery is one of the most vivid adventures of my 2009 solo female Middle East road trip, which took me through 3 different countries in 5 weeks. Also read: The Treasury, Petra: A tear-jerking Kodak moment I climbed the Petra Monastery on my second day hiking there with a Bedouin and some travelers […]

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How to Poop: Lessons from the Middle East

August 12, 2011

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Squatter

is no more valuable lesson when traveling the Middle East than…knowing how to poop. That’s right folks: Pooping is indeed an art, one which must be mastered if you plan to travel throughout the Arab world and any other developing countries for that matter. So today I show you what I learned from living and traveling throughout […]

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Iftar in Jordan and Morocco: Unique ideas

August 6, 2011

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iftar in Jordan

n Kareem to my Muslim brothers and sisters around the world. Whether you are Muslim or not, Middle East travel during Ramadan is an experience in itself. For the past week, I have been giving advice and tips on how to have a unique iftar experience in different countries throughout the Middle East, good for foreigners […]

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The Treasury, Petra: A tear-jerking Kodak moment

July 17, 2011

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The Treasury, Petra: A tear-jerking Kodak moment

my 3 visits to the Pyramids of Giza were sandstorms of disappointments, my experience at Petra actually surpassed my expectations: It was magical, sublime. As I first thought of it, “a perfect Kodak moment” Prior to my visit in June 2009, Petra had only been in my bucket list for about a year or […]

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Bedouin encounter in Petra, Jordan

July 16, 2011

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