Tbilisi the city that loves you

Tbilisi loves you

As soon as I stepped foot in Tbilisi she (yes she’s a she) greeted me with her beautiful vibe and free WIFI public network “Tbilisi loves you”! I’ve heard many people rave about their love for Tbilisi. I tried hard to resist the love trap but I just couldn’t! I just fell for Tbilisi. What’s not to love I mean they […]

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Blessed Eid

Eid in Bali

With all the daily news of bloodshed spilt all over the world, one can only wish Peace for the world. Wishing peace and harmony and love to everyone. Have a blessed and happy Eid Mubarak. I took this photo last year during Eid Al Fitr in Bali. As usual I will be off for another […]

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A nostalgic trip to Andalusia

Alhambra palace

Like all Arabs I grew up hearing about the lost Islamic Kingdom of Al Andalus (Andalusia) we learned about those prosperous times and the events that followed. I always dreamed of visiting Andalusia I just wasn’t sure how, when or where to start. Beside what I learned in school curriculum, I wanted to know more of […]

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From where I stand

From Where I stand

I’m not sure when exactly I started taking “From where I stand” series. But I’m so glad I started documenting my travels this way. From beautiful beaches, wildflowers to Mediterranean tiles, this style has made appreciate the world bottom up. The best addition to my FWIS series were the customized Wanderlust Toms shoes I ordered from Etsy. […]

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Prague is there a more picturesque city?

Charles bridge

Visiting Prague was like stepping into a children’s storybook. Colorful buildings, Art and music in every corner. It was very easy to fall under the charm of this city.     It is the capital of Czech republic and the historical capital of Bohemia. Prague is not only the most photogenic city I have ever been, […]

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How I spent my only day in Hong Kong

Hong Kong the peak

I always loved using Hong Kong International airport as a transit hub whenever I travelled to Asia. Cathay Pacific is my favorite Asian airline. I did stop at Hong Kong a couple of times but I never actually left the airport area. However this time I decided to intentionally take a later flight in order to actually […]

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Photos from the opening of Giselle exhibition

Giselle-Exhibition-at-words

Back in January I opened my first solo exhibition, Giselle: A story of love, deception and forgiveness. The show was at “More Words”, is the newest extension of Words bookstore café in Budaiya. This series is a behind the scene documentation of Giselle ballet.  The exhibition was at display for 3 weeks. Opening night was on a wonderful Wednesday 13th of Jan 2016 […]

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A perfect weekend getaway to Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort

Beautiful beach

A few months ago I received an invite from Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa to try their most celebrated jewel of a resort, Al Husn. The activities mentioned on their website included dolphin watching therefore I decided my best companion for this trip is my 8 year old nephew! We took the afternoon flight to Muscat and reached Muscat International Airport […]

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Tokyo on 35 mm film. My very first analog trip

tokyo

I just returned from a fantastic trip to Japan. I visited Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. During the trip I had a different photography experience travelling with a 35 MM analog camera. It was the first time I travel with a film camera. I had very modest experience with film photography prior to the trip but I was anxious to […]

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My First India Photo Expedition

India Holi trip flyer

It is a new year and with the new year comes new projects. Inspired by the many people who always ask ” When can we travel with you?!”. I’m arranging my first photo expedition open to any photography enthusiasts.  The 10 day expedition will start in Delhi then we will explore my favorite part of India the land of […]

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18 things to do in Beirut

Mer Michael

Here is a list of some of my favorite experiences in Beirut: 1- Take a walk in Achrafieh. Walk down the memory lane of one of Beirut’s oldest districts. Admire the beautiful European feel architecture and elegant neighborhoods in Achrafieh. In my last visit to Beirut I stayed in Sofitel hotel in Achrafieh. The location of the hotel was perfect for […]

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