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Reflections from the Middle East

My 3 1/2 week trip to the Middle East has drawn to an end. I spent time in 4 countries, did a lot of work, made many presentations, and met a lot of people. 923 more words


A little get-away to Singapore

Apologies for this post being up so late! But better late than never, right? Well… three weeks ago, due to Chinese New Year, we had a one week holiday – perfectly timed, considering that trial exams were approaching and secondyears need time to study and prepare. 1,986 more words

Cultural Experience

Kaziuko Muge: St. Casimir fair

This weekend, most of the streets in Old Town Vilnius shut down and became one massive art and craft fair. Kaziuko Muge, or St. Casimir’s Fair, is the annual celebration of the patron saint of Lithuania. 241 more words


Phay-Am Going to Miss this Place

Picking up from where we left off in Koh Phayam – Part 1, “Phay-Am So Excited!”…

…The following day, still in possession of the moped we explored the ‘pier’ side of the Island. 984 more words


Pakistani Artisanship

Roz bākhair! Good evening!

In this post I would like to introduce you to an absolutely amazing “little something” a Pakistani friend of mine from started. 1,079 more words


Okamoto: The Kimono Experience in Kyoto

One of the cultural things that I wanted to try when I was in Japan was to wear a kimono. The trip to Kyoto gave me the chance to do that. 687 more words


Temple-stay and Tea with a Monk

Two weekends ago, Melanie and I made a bit of a last-minute decision to step a little outside our comfort zones and seek out another adventure on our to-do-in-Korea lists: a temple-stay! 1,996 more words

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