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First impression of Athens

First impression of Athens (After staying in Turkey for three months):

• Looking at the feta cheese, Greek coffee, Greek delight, baklava, helva, tahini, koulouri/simit, salep, ayran, dried fruits, etc. 104 more words


African Girl- The Awakening by Kezia Dzifa Awadzi

I don’t know much about other African countries but if you went through the Ghanaian education system up until University, especially the University of Ghana, you can relate entirely to this book. 382 more words


Yemen Through the Eyes of a Pakistani Expat

This article originally appeared in The Friday Times in 2015.

by Mahwash Ajaz.

They say love makes you do stupid things. It makes you spout sonnets and spend your entire life’s savings on chocolates and it makes you want to hug pink teddy bears and watch Karan Johar/Nora Ephron movies on repeat. 1,885 more words

Mahwash Ajaz

Qat, Cars and Women

This article was first published in Yemen Today in 2009.

by: Mahwash Ajaz.

There is an old Arab tradition about having a great ride. Vehicle wise. 724 more words

Mahwash Ajaz

Stupeur et tremblements - Sững sờ và run rẩy

Trích dịch “Stupeur et tremblements” (Sững sờ và run rẩy) của Amélie Nothomb.

Stupeur et tremblements

Amélie Nothomb

Monsieur Haneda était le supérieur de monsieur Omochi, qui était le supérieur de monsieur Saito, qui était le supérieur de mademoiselle Mori qui était ma supérieure. 8,380 more words


TIPS Before Coming Over In The UK

Dear Kabayans,

Coming in a foreign land to work and live can be a daunting experience, but through right information and guidance, your transition can be easier than what everyone thought. 552 more words

Manpower On The Hook

Is India Safe Enough for Female Travelers?

Female solo travelers around the world are often curious to know about India, and wonder whether it is safe enough to visit on their own. Like almost every developing nation, India also has its share of good and bad places, which may or may not be suitable for women. 567 more words