18 things to do in Beirut

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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Review of GPP 2016 lineup

  GPP have just announced their lineup for the biggest photography event of the year “GPP 2016”. I’ve been to many GPP events so I thought of sharing my 2 cents to review 2016 lineup. Bobby Brown, David Nightingale, David Alan Harvey and Joe McNally are some of the biggest names missing from the usual lineup. Eric Kim’s […]

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Exclusive Fujifilm X Photowalk

Join me and Fujifilm Bahrain for a photo walk on 5th of December at the heart of Muharraq. Meet other photo enthusiasts eager to explore the beauty of Muharraq streets. You will also get an opportunity to try Fujifilm cameras and lenses during the walk.   Registration link is here   This photo walk is free […]

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Salalah – An oasis in the Arabian desert

It was a quick decision I just couldn’t postpone seeing Salalah and Oman any further. With a quick research I found the best ticket deal on Qatar airways. It was the best choice in terms of convenience and transit time. Gathering Q-miles loyalty points is also a plus. It was just me, a weekender bag, a book and […]

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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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Fly Dubai Sale

Hi guys, Here is a cool chance to win tickets with Fly Dubai. I’m happy to collaborate with them to arrange for this competition. FlyDubai is having its first network-wide sale offering customers 30% off Business and Economy Class fares to Dubai and select destinations.Here is chance to WIN with @flydubai – all you have to […]

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Foundry photojournalism workshop in Bali

I finally made it to the Foundry photojournalism workshop in Bali. I have been eyeing it for years but I never managed to squeeze it in my busy calendar. This year I was determined to make it happen and I did!   And the real work begins. Two days to find a story and work on […]

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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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Meat Co.

Regardless of how many new steak houses opening up in Bahrain, I don’t think any of them stand a chance to take over Meat co’s place as the most popular destination for meat lovers in the island. I visited The Meat company (Meat Co.) with my friend Reem for dinner last Monday. It was good to see the place so lively filled […]

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Egypt – Um Al Donya –

Commonly known to all Arabs as Um AlDonya (mother of the world) is one of the oldest civilizations that is Egypt.     I visited Egypt last summer for the first time in my life. Some countries don’t need any introduction and Egypt is definitely one of them. I grew up highly influenced by Egyptian culture. Egyptian TV […]

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