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Casablanca's sunset is breathtakingly gorgeous.

Sunset in Casablanca

Sunset in Casablanca is breathtakingly gorgeous. In the afternoon, a lot of people gather at the seawall that leads to Hassan II Mosque to do two things: go fishing and ...

The Tree of Life in Bahrain- A Miracle in the Desert

The Tree of Life in Bahrain – A Miracle in the Desert

Just 45 minutes drive outside Manama, the Tree of Life in Bahrain survives miraculously in the middle of a desert where gas pumps are working everywhere. This mesquite tree stands ...

I Wore Flip Flops Climbing Mountains in Al Ula

I Wore Flip Flops Climbing Mountains in Al Ula

Yes, that’s right. I wore flip flops climbing mountains in Al Ula. They’re not your ordinary mountains but rocky mountains which can be dangerous when you step on imbalanced rocks. I ...

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Things to do in Havana

35 Things to do in Havana

These are the 35 things to do in Havana, Cuba. From riding ...
The Amazing Petra in Jordan

The Amazing Petra in Jordan

YOU HAVE TO SEE IT TO BELIEVE IT! Petra in Jordan is ...
Things to do in Brunei SOAS Mosque

Things to do in Brunei – A Country of No Fun?

(I asked an Aussie friend, Jonathan, to be a guest blogger and ...

Chichen Itza Pyramid in Mexico

Chichen Itza was once the center of the Mayan universe. It’s an ...

Cambodia: Grand Royal Palace in Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is Cambodia’s capital city—and it is a city of contrasts. ...

11 Things To Do In Beijing

(A friend of mine and his family are going for a one-week ...

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Hotel Azur Casablanca

Review – Hotel Azur Casablanca

Here’s my review of Hotel Azur Casablanca. I only stayed there for a night, my first stop on Morocco trip. When booking a room here, ask for an ocean view. I love the chilly sea breeze in the morning. Hotel Azur Casablanca Location If you take the train from the airport, get off at the […]

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Hassan II Mosque is Casablanca's Famous Landmark.

Hassan II Mosque is Casablanca’s Famous Landmark

My early flight from Dubai was on time but the connecting flight in Cairo to Casablanca was delayed for an hour – because it’s EgyptAir. From Mohammed V Airport in Casablanca, it was very easy to find the train that goes to downtown which lasted for 40 minutes up to the last station, Garre Casa […]

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Boutique Hotels in the US New York City

Boutique Hotels in the US New York City

New York is where dreams are made of. It’s in everyone’s bucket list of places to go and it was in mine, too. When I finally reached there years ago, I had to ask a friend to pinch me to make sure I wasn’t dreaming. I was overwhelmed with euphoria and the city never failed […]

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Top Independent Hotels in the US Daytona Beach

Top Independent Hotels in the US Daytona Beach

For car racing enthusiasts, Daytona is synonymous to its internationally renowned Daytona 500 NASCAR race held annually in February. But more than that, this city by the Atlantic Ocean is a vacation paradise for beach lovers and sun chasers. And it’s not just a beach destination, it’s a kid-friendly city, too – perfect for a […]

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The World's Most Beautiful Starbucks at Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai.

The Most Beautiful Starbucks in the World

A friend (whom I’ve never seen in ages) and I went to Ibn Battuta Mall in Dubai with one purpose – to see, try and experience what it’s like sitting in the most beautiful Starbucks in the world. Well, apparently. It’s not just gorgeous but it’s grand and magnificent! The high ceiling dome filled with […]

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Al Ula the Grand Canyon of Saudi Arabia?

Is Al Ula the Grand Canyon of Saudi Arabia?

Is Al Ula the Grand Canyon of Saudi Arabia? From above, it looks like one but not completely like it. The panoramic views of sandstones and rock formations are breathtakingly stunning as the sun goes down. But going up there is quite interesting – you’ll pass through a steep, zigzag road that can be really […]

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The Mud Brick Houses of the Old Town of Al Ula in Saudi Arabia.

The Mud Brick Houses of the Old Town of Al Ula

In Biblical Times, Al Ula was called as Dedan. It is mentioned in Isaiah 21:13 as a home trade base of Arab caravans. Today, the old town of Al Ula is a ghost town. No one lives there anymore but there’s a new town that is settled not far from the old. When you think of […]

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Top Boutique Hotels in the US Richmond

Top Boutique Hotels in the US Richmond

Richmond has been named as the 3rd Best Place to Travel in 2016 by Travel + Leisure Magazine. There’s no surprise there, really. The city’s vibrant art scene, its emerging craft beer culture, history, architecture, entertainment, and love for anything outdoor are reasons why this eastern city beats others. Visiting Virginia’s capital city is like […]

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