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Iran: fashion through a revolution, a photo essay

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A few years ago I traveled to Iran; it was just one those places that were taboo for women to visit which made me want to go even more. I had been thinking about traveling there for a while, especially being a woman coming from a conservative country myself (Bahrain). I was intrigued to see how the women in Iran were handling life under strict …

Guten Tag Berlin!

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Magical, fantastical, hardcore, exciting, surprising, awakening, a super killer thriller, and that’s just a taste of this funky town. I fell in love hard with this city and its music scene. Not only did the wall come down literally, but also figuratively and Berlin’s party scene has only become cooler. The clubs are located in abandoned buildings and old factories. The vibe is techno grunge.  On …

Biting into #Portugal: Porto and Aveiro

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Porto After Lisbon, Porto was the next city…town.. on my list. It’s a small place that I walked through in two days. Even though it’s the windiest place in Portugal, the city has a peaceful vibe.   SIGHTS! Dom Luís I (or Luiz I) Bridge, built by the same design company that turned up the Eiffel Tower. The city has beautiful art. Miguel Bombarda is …

Biting into #Portugal: Lisbon

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I’ve been to Portugal a few times over the last decade or so. Lisbon It started out as a weekend affair with Lisbon whilst still in university, when my college mommy Kee Lin Low and I decided it was a perfect city for Spring Break. We did the sight-seeing thing like only 22-years-old can. Didn’t miss a castle or a seafood restaurant in the whole city …

Sisterhood of travelling pyjamas: There’s a crazy little place I know

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Down in Mexico (city) Day 1, beer won! What’s the first thing I do upon landing into beautiful Mexico city? Get myself a Colimita, of course. This craft brew claims to be “the beer from the earth and favorite of the sun.” It’s definitely a darn good lager! Next up… where there is Aniseed, there is FOOOOD!  The trendy Condessa area in Mexico city is teeming with great …