I visit the Chinese Cultural Festival for Food and Film which was organised by the Chinese Embassy and held at the National Library of Kuwait.
On my art spree, I visit and explore the Sultan Gallery founded in 1969, Kuwait, to learn more about the country’s art scene.
I’m still a fan of print even though everything is shifting to digital. I think independent magazines are setting out to prove the print isn’t really over, especially for lovers of pages. I say, back in fashion, back in print! #slowjournalism
The 4th edition of the Souk Mubarakiya photo diary exploring Kuwait’s street art, people, shops and markets, and it’s overall atmosphere and quirks.
I share my personal stance and opinions surrounding inequality and feminism nowadays.
If you’re living in Kuwait, you are probably aware of the huge amount of foodies here. Food is a craze in the country and the dining scene is exploding. With that, there’s a volume of “self-proclaimed” food bloggers. Ok, you enjoy food and are crazy about eating, so am I! You can definitely share your love for food however, please just don’t act like a “food connoisseur”.
If you keep your eyes peeled and are mindful of the surroundings, you’d be surprised at how many details and moments are hidden in the everyday life of this souk.
Everyday would feel like a vacation. These were my first thoughts when I first considered a career in the hospitality and tourism sector, especially in a beautiful resort situated on the coast of Kuwait’s Arabian Gulf Sea. I remember walking into the gorgeous lobby of the multinational world-class hotel and wondering what it would be like to actually work there — great atmosphere, great perks! As a Kuwaiti female, it’s pretty uncommon if not common at all to work in a hotel in Kuwait. The tourism industry is not as advanced and progressive in the country making it an unpopular career choice. People also have this misconception that if you do work in a hotel then you’re either a receptionist, doorman or a housekeeping attendant which are all absolutely false assumptions and merely stereotypes. Being in the PR & Marketing field, I was eager to start off my career promoting a hotel. If people were opting for the banks and oil companies, I was heading the opposite direction. The deciding factor mostly had to do …
Royal summer places, fairytale castles, and gardens made for romance. This is Sintra, Portugal. Mostly unheard of by travelers. During our stay in Lisbon, we decided to take a day trip to the compelling town of Sintra. In the majesty of this Shakespearean-like town, we were surrounded with romantic Portuguese architecture while making our way through ruins quilted in moss. The air of history and mystery echoed around us. Moreover, what makes it’s history fascinating is that it was purely a retreat for Portuguese royalty in the past! Nestled on top of Sintra Hills is the extravagant Palacio De Pena (Pena Palace). We had our fair share of ascending Portugal’s steep hills, so this time we decided to board a bus to take us to the hill on which one of Sintra’s dreamlike castles is perched. I have sort of an obsession with castles. Maybe it has to do with being a symbol of the Middle Ages, a period of history for which I have a deep fascination. Perhaps it’s the romantic and fairy-tale aspect and …
We explore the historical land of Lisbon, Portugal, known for being home to the most interesting ancient architectural marvels in the world. From the Age of Discoveries, Lisbon’s hilltop highs to seafood galore, we discover the charm of Portugal’s neighborhoods and old world streets.