A Day at the Dubai Mall

Can you imagine walking into a mall that has it’s own streets complete with road signs and lamps? The Dubai Mall, located in Dubai, UAE is one of the most extensive, extravagant malls in the world. Like many other women, shopping is one of my favorite past times. I enjoy shopping in several different settings […]

Read more "A Day at the Dubai Mall"

A Day at the Dubai Mall

Can you imagine walking into a mall that has it’s own streets complete with road signs and lamps? The Dubai Mall, located in Dubai, UAE is one of the most extensive, extravagant malls in the world. Like many other women, shopping is one of my favorite past times. I enjoy shopping in several different settings […]

Read more "A Day at the Dubai Mall"

‘Where Words Fail, Music Speaks”

Music festivals have always fascinated me. Seeing thousands of people gather together to hear different artists and genres of music has always been so appealing. Over the summer I attended Bonnaroo, which is a music festival in Manchester, Tennessee that has around 200 different bands and artists. Such a diverse group of people attended, partly […]

Read more "‘Where Words Fail, Music Speaks”"

Architecture in the Middle East

Through traveling to New York City to the Rockefeller Center and to San Francisco to see the Golden Gate Bridge I have developed a particular interest in architecture. Growing up in a small, country town I wasn’t exposed to any big cities until towards the end of my high school years. After looking at different […]

Read more "Architecture in the Middle East"

Hummus’ Best Friend

As an extreme lover of food, there is nothing I like to do more than to learn about new types of food. I love to cook, which I am not very good at, and being a college student I usually have a tight schedule so I have to turn to foods that are quick and […]

Read more "Hummus’ Best Friend"

Turkey- Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) History According to Songun, ever since the Turkey Kurdistan Worker’s Party was established in the 1920’s they have had ongoing conflict with the Turkish Government. The formation of the PKK was due to the establishment of the Turkish Republic. Problems arose because of the Turkish Republic’s secular changes, where they […]

Read more

Traditions of Belly Dancing

Growing up, I was always mesmerized by everything that my sister and her friends were doing because they were seven years older than me and constantly doing things I wanted to do. Occasionally, much to my delight, she would include me in the activities with her and her friends. One that I could never forget […]

Read more "Traditions of Belly Dancing"