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Ethiopia | Coffee, Culture and Tradition

Ethiopia | Coffee, Culture and Tradition

| October 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

  Ethiopia, a country I was always fascinated by but never thought I could travel to and yet here I was. As the Emirates flight touched down at the airport, with sand and dust getting kicked up by the engines outside, all I could think of was sleep. It was early January, and I was […]

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Dhaka | Bangladesh | A Wedding Story

Dhaka | Bangladesh | A Wedding Story

| October 1, 2013 | 7 Comments

  I had finally landed in Dhaka after an overnight layover in Dubai. This was the first stop in an end-of-the-year tour of some South Asian countries, and for a special reason. My good friend Sara was getting married, as she and her husband had decided to have their wedding in their country of birth […]

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Moorea | French Polynesia | Photo Essay

Moorea | French Polynesia | Photo Essay

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

  When I visited the French Polynesian islands, Moorea was the place I was most looking forward to exploring.  It is a less frequented island in this area of the Pacific, overshadowed by the legendary Bora Bora and Tahiti which garner all the attention. But given that it is only 25km from the big island, […]

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Istanbul | Turkey | Photo Essay

Istanbul | Turkey | Photo Essay

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Blue Mosque at dusk: A classic icon of Constantinople and modern day Istanbul, it is the grandest mosque of them all, and the only one in the world with six minarets – Sultanahmet area   Inside the blue mosque, peering out of its ornate windows as the sunlight floods in.   Sultanahmet old town […]

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Rio De Janeiro | Brazil | Carnival and the City

Rio De Janeiro | Brazil | Carnival and the City

| September 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

  Copacabana Beach, the one beach to rule them all in Rio. A few friends and I visited what is arguably Brazil’s most iconic city during carnival time and Copa is at its busiest then. Raucous, loud, and unabashedly beautiful, Rio is a delightful attack on all senses.   Copacabana beach   The massive statue […]

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Petra | Jordan | Photo Essay

Petra | Jordan | Photo Essay

| August 19, 2013 | 2 Comments

  No trip to Jordan is complete without visiting the ancient city of Petra. And the best way to first experience it is to walk along the bottom of this giant fissure (known in Arabic as a siq) in the sandstone mountains, to its most famous landmark and structure called the Treasury.   Walking through […]

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