Ma’a salaama Kuwait

It seems like an eternity ago that I left Kuwait. Since I left, I’ve traveled in 7 cities across 3 countries and spent a busy 2 weeks visiting family and friends in Canada. Hard to believe I lived in Kuwait only 4 weeks ago! As I sit on the bench of a trail, in the…

Happy New Year from Oman!

After a glass of wine in the hotel room, we hit up three different parties – one of which we crashed – and rang in the new year amidst screams of “Happy New Year” while enjoying the cool breeze and scenic night time view. Now, here’s a lesson in deception (I should be in marketing!):…

Oman Adventures, Part 1

It’s been a lovely few days in the Sultanate of Oman. Finding the time to write about it has been tough, but we’ve decided to have a relaxing evening upon a mountain tonight. Thus, I present to you, days one through three. Hello Oman – Sunday After renting a car and going the wrong way…

Merry Christmas from Sri Lanka

I would like to wish all my Christmas-celebrating family and friends a very merry Christmas! Here in Sri Lanka, it doesn’t feel much like Christmas, but I am spending my time with some amazing friends. We’ve been in this gorgeous, lush country now for 5 days. What have I learned? Currency conversion: I’ve become quite…

Hala Kuwait!

Hala friends, family, and anyone else who might be reading, Let me tell you about my Friday night. I intended to get to sleep early to prepare myself for the workweek ahead (the first week of school!). But I didn’t arrive home until almost 1am – a late night for me! When you think of…