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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Prague is there a more picturesque city?

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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A day trip to Sintra

  I love using Instagram for travel inspiration. When I was in Lisbon earlier this year I checked Lisbon’s hashtag to plan my trip. While scrolling through the many beautiful photos of Lisbon I came across some photos of Sintra.     Sintra looked very colorful and interesting so I immediately decided to go there. I took a taxi from […]

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Mostar: Prettiest of them all

I previously shared my first blog post about my trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina . Let’s continue the Balkan journey with a road trip from Sarajevo to Mostar.   Mostar is around 2 hours drive south of Sarajevo. Sitting at the passenger’s seat I was enjoying the ride absorbing the surrounding beauty.

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Bosnia – Heaven on earth

An unexpected and unplanned trip turned to one of my favorite travel adventures of the year. I was invited to visit Bosnia and Croatia by Velvet life, a highly personalized luxury travel boutique based in Bosnia. There are a number of airlines that fly to Bosnia for example FlyDubai, Pegasus Airlines and Turkish Airlines. I travelled with Turkish Airlines as it had […]

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First day in Lisbon

I recently came back from an amazing trip to Portugal and Andalusia. The trip was originally planned to start in Porto but I had to cut Porto when I decided to go to Djibouti. I had less than a day to recover from from Djibouti trip only to return to the airport for the next adventure. I flew […]

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Moscow through my iPhone

It was a day in history. Thats how the pilot greeted us, passengers onboard Gulf Air’s first flight to Moscow. October 28th 2014, was indeed a historical day for Gulf Air and to me personally. حفل تدشين اول رحلات طيران الخليج الى موسكو 🇷🇺 Inauguration ceremony of @gulfair first flight to Moscow 🇷🇺 #gulfair A […]

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Review of Fujifilm x100s

Fujifilm x100s was on my wish list for many months. I wanted to give it a try during GPP event in March. FujiFilmME were lending the x100s during the event and everyone had it hanging over their necks. I didn’t have a chance to try it at GPP event because I had to fly back home so I requested to […]

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Lavender crush

I was in a land where all I saw, touched, smelled and even ate was lavender. I have a lavender crush which I don’t seem to be getting over any time soon and honestly I don’t want to overcome it. I was chasing lavender fields with a group of photographers during Bryan Peterson’s Provence workshop. […]

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Back from heaven

Walking in and smelling the Lavender fields in Provence France was the closest thing to heaven. I have seen beautiful places in my life but I never saw or experienced such natural beauty. The smell of lavender hits you in the face once you open the window and carries you to lavender dreamland. I’m back from that dream like trip just in […]

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My Istanbul i-photo

First of all apologies for not being an active blogger lately I took a very short break and went to Istanbul It was a very short break that I didn’t even manage to take many photos and mainly used my reliable iPhone 4S camera most of the time. You can check my instagram for more […]

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