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REVIEW: Where We Belong by Lynn Austin

Lynn Austin is one of those authors who crafts a unique story that draws you in. Here we follow sisters Flora and Rebecca over the span of years from their teen years to their 50-60s. 154 more words

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How safe is Bahrain and Egypt for a solo female traveler?

I rounded out my trip with a journey to the Middle East! I wanted to share my experience with other women who may be considering a trip to this area, because while I was afraid in the beginning, there was little to be afraid of if precautions are taken. 767 more words

Shopping trip to Dubai during Ramadan

A couple of weeks ago my hubby and I spent a long weekend in Dubai. I was required to leave the country while my residence visa was prepared so it seemed like the perfect opportunity to explore an exciting new place and shop!! 640 more words


Wondering about visiting a New Wonder of the World? Jordan with a baby

We had a long weekend, a birthday to celebrate (my husband’s) and a desire to go somewhere different, so we decided a jaunt to Jordan was just right. 985 more words

Top 5 things to do while in Amman, Jordan

As Middle Eastern cities go, Amman is a relative youth, and though it lacks the storied history and thrilling architectural tapestry of other regional capitals, there’s plenty here to encourage you to visit. 943 more words


Syria - Bosra and Daraa

Bosra was my very last destination in Syria. It is an ancient Roman city located in the southernmost region of Syria near the Jordan border. It was only about an hour and a half from Damascus. 297 more words

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Syria - Mar Musa Monastery

Mar Musa was among the last place I went during my Syrian trip. This was back in June 2011. Mar Musa is an ancient Christian monastery located about an hour north of Damascus. 120 more words

The Middle East