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We finally finished all the obligations that come with an Indian wedding, including the let’s-meet-our-extended-family-located-all-over-rural-India trip, and made it to Europe!!!

The photo below captures our first sight of Europe.

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Insha'Allah my dear friends… Red-cheeked, tan arms, blonde hair – 15 things you learn as a [white] girl in Khartoum

I thought today’s blog would not include the activities of my adventures here in Khartoum, but of the emotions, and small details that have affected me while I’ve been here so far. 1,029 more words


Summer in Oman - Reflections from an Intensive Arabic Student, 2014

Below is an entry submitted by a participant on AMIDEAST’s first Intensive Arabic Program in Muscat, Oman. A student at Loyola University Chicago focusing on International Studies and Arabic Language and Culture, Sam Nelson-Mann reflects on his summer spent in the Sultanate in 2014. 582 more words


New Products Explored – The Hi & Dry™ Saddlebag Rain Cover

It can’t rain all the time… right? But when it does, make sure you have the gear to stay dry. In the mountains, some say that there is no such thing as bad weather, only bad equipment. 185 more words


Hercules (2014)

Last Wednesday was the day eager Filipino cinephiles, Hellenophiles and bandwagoners (of course) went to see Dwayne Johnson as the demigod Herakles, in a movie ironically named after the Roman (though admittedly, the more famous) version of said hero’s name: … 596 more words


Escape and evade challenge completed: Part 1

To raise money for Tearfund, I set the challenge of trying to get as far away as possible and back in 3 days without spending any money on food, accommodation or transport. 707 more words


Adventure to Salton Sea and Beyond

Last week was the first week since moving to California that I was not alone. Yippee! As much as I love being alone and loner life, it does sometimes get to a guy down when all you want to do is share. 1,485 more words