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Learning Arabic

Arabic learning is compulsory at most schools in the Gulf region, even the expat children, who study Arabic in the Gulf are not fluent Arabic speaker and don’t understand the language, so the real causes of this phenomena are worth of…
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Uncertainty in study abroad

It just breaks my heart that we are trying to enlighten young adults to love others and learn from them by traveling far and beyond and in one stroke a president of the best country in the world does a stupid thing and bans irrationally…
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Airlines

To me traveling is split into two distinct categories,  the first is the flight experience and the second is the trip itself. So I chose Emirates airlines because it fits into my flight experience; however off late, and this is done…
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Authenticity is lost, I allow you to call me old fashioned!!

When we used to travel while young we used to admire the U.K. With it's authentic tea houses, street sellers of farm produce and English women wearing hats and walking their dogs. Afternoon tea was something that everyone enjoyed, train…
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Poverty or lazyness

Last night the kids and I went out for a meal, while at the parking, a guy who looks very decent, and seems to be going to the Gym often as his muscles are evident, asked me if I need my car to be washed.  I told him that its clean as…
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Why the Arabs are stagnant, while the world is racing on.

Everyone knows that we the Arabs/Muslims had a golden era when all of the scientists in the world were Muslims (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Arab_scientists_and_scholars), and the rest of the world were fighting and practicing witchcrafts…
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Weekend work

Many people work during the week and relax during the weekend, either shopping, gardening or just visiting friends. As for me, life is different, I have my day job, my night job, my weekend job.  The last one, of course, had started only 7…
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Eat, Pray, Love- the sequal

I have walked the roads of rome, eaten the pasta and the pizza, spoke some Italian, had discussions on who I am and what is my purpose in life with new friends from Italy.  I have also smelled the walls of the ashram and instead of the gurugeeta…
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Independence day resurgence

 For those of you who still have to watch the movie please do not read this blog post. I loved it, loved it, loved it. Its my type of movie, full of aliens and full of futuristic ideas that I am sure will happen and hopefully I will be alive…
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Money, we need it or we want it?

As we are not living in an isolated islands and don't live in caves anymore, I think I have to admit that I must become a billionaire. Whoever said that money is not important is lying to oneself. We all need money and we all have to…