Category Archives: Travel

Trip to Pennsylvania

Four years ago on a Saturday in the summer, we decided to take a drive to the Chocolate World. For me this was like driving to heaven :). We ended up at the capital of Chocolate, Hershey PA. The trip … Continue reading

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This Is Where I Call Home

Safita is where I lived for 20 years. Many of you may have never heard of it. It is a small town in the hills by the Syrian coast. It is the home to a crusader castle that is over … Continue reading

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Las Vegas

One of my dream destinations to visit was Las Vegas. I alway thought that I would go there wearing a fur coat and a feather on my head. I know, How much movies put in our heads. I had the … Continue reading

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Dubai – UAE

I always tell those interested in going to the Gulf for work or tourism that “I love Dubai!” Dubai is special because it was my first job outside of Syria and the first time that I had traveled outside of … Continue reading

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Muscat – Oman

In Muscat you are still in the Arabian Gulf yet you will find an experience like no other in the Gulf. Oman has mountains, the desert, miles of beaches, greenery and traditional architecture. I spent 10 days there and enjoyed the … Continue reading

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The Maldives

A week of total relaxation by the beautiful Indian Ocean, the white sand and beautiful views. Snorkeling was a beautiful, colorful world under the water. Kayaking was so much fun, but relaxing at the pool and having a drink was all that … Continue reading

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Athens – Greece

In May 2010, I went to Athens, Greece.  It was my first European vacation.  I was surprised how the views and buildings reminded me of my hometown Safita and many other cities in Syria.  Once I had tasted the food, the … Continue reading

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New Years in the Desert

Here are some photos from New Years Eve 2009/2010 in Qatar when we decided to spend New Years Eve in the desert by the Saudi-Qatari border where we went desert camping, dune bashing, sand surfing, and had a camp fire with … Continue reading

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Cairo, Egypt

A co-worker of mine invited me to go visit Cairo, Egypt with her. I had a few days off and I’d always wanted to see the pyramids. So I went and I can say that it was a really overwhelming … Continue reading

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Rome – Italy

  Some of the photos that I took from my visit to Rome, Italy the summer of 2010. While uploading these photos, I felt like I wanted to go back, but maybe next time to Milan.

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