A historical city full of secrets: What I learned in the beautiful city of Hebron.(ft. A beautiful Turkish baths)

Before I begin I would like to give a special word of thanks to the Al Qasrawi family and the Al Bakri family for the heartwarming welcome that I received. Hebron is a city rich in history and it is very significant to me as a Christian. I am sure that my trip would haveContinue reading “A historical city full of secrets: What I learned in the beautiful city of Hebron.(ft. A beautiful Turkish baths)”

Petra: The Beautiful, Ancient Rose City that took my breath away

The best Valentines Day I ever spent was in Petra with my sister, Ruth. I was studying Arabic abroad and my sister Ruth jumped on a plane to come and visit me in Jordan. I can still remember how excited I was to see her and how I practically jumped onto her as she enteredContinue reading “Petra: The Beautiful, Ancient Rose City that took my breath away”

It’s all French to me: the key reasons why you should start learning a foreign language today!

1. There are many cognitive benefits to learning foreign languages. The results of research conducted around the world revealed that learning a foreign language can actually benefit your brain. Learning a foreign language will help to improve the functionality of your brain and may also improve people’s thinking skills and memory abilities. Dr Thomas Bak,Continue reading “It’s all French to me: the key reasons why you should start learning a foreign language today!”

Exercising peace and gratitude during Covid-19: key things that you can do today!

Hello there, Beautiful girl! I hope that you are doing well today, especially during this time of Covid-19. I hope that you are taking care of yourself and that you have found your balance in the chaos. I hope that your family is safe and I will pray that everyone of you is protected fromContinue reading “Exercising peace and gratitude during Covid-19: key things that you can do today!”

A Beautiful Mystery: Ten Key things you should know about the Arabic Language

I have decided to write an article about Arabic, including some interesting facts and features of this beautiful Middle Eastern Language. The Arabic Language is spoken throughout the Middle East and North Africa and it is recognised as the official language of Islam and its holy text: The Qu’ran. The language is divided into twoContinue reading “A Beautiful Mystery: Ten Key things you should know about the Arabic Language”

Is it a necklace? Is it a shopping bag? No, it is the Kingdom Tower of Riyadh!

When I first moved to Riyadh and took a taxi to the National Museum of Saudi Arabia, a strangetower caught my eye. We continued to drive down Olaya street and I tried to take a picture of the interesting looking tower without much success. “Excuse me, what is the name of that tower?” I askedContinue reading “Is it a necklace? Is it a shopping bag? No, it is the Kingdom Tower of Riyadh!”

The girl who murdered her fears: A story of a woman who inspires those around her

She is the person that I would turn to for a motivational boost; the classic positive thinker and carefree woman. Not much phases her, she seems to take everything in her stride. I never would have thought that my friend Wejdan had faced hard times and difficulties, so when I heard her story, I wasContinue reading “The girl who murdered her fears: A story of a woman who inspires those around her”

The hidden secrets of the Old City of Jerusalem: Exploring the Christian and Muslim Quarters

There is no city quite like Jerusalem, the capital that attracts over 3.5 million tourists each year. I spent roughly three years living in the city and I can tell you that I most enjoyed living in the Old City. The Old city of Jerusalem is divided into four quarters: the Muslim quarter, the JewishContinue reading “The hidden secrets of the Old City of Jerusalem: Exploring the Christian and Muslim Quarters”

The Secrets of the Wilderness – Hike with Dan

Flowers in the Desert That sounds like an oxymoron. They are two words that would not normally be seen together: two words that seem self contradicting.  However, it is true, flowers do grow in the desert. They do not grow for very long, but each spring, right after the few drops of rain that reachContinue reading “The Secrets of the Wilderness – Hike with Dan”

The man in the Jungle

“Taking care of children has nothing to do with politics. I think perhaps with time, instead of there being a politicization of humanitarian aid, there will be a humanization of politics.” – Audrey Hepburn I grew up in England in an average working class home. Nothing about my life is especially extraordinary but equally theContinue reading “The man in the Jungle”