Lifestyle

My 2016 Trip to Dubai

I’ve been reflecting a lot lately and I keep looking back on my amazing trip to Dubai. I think I left a little piece of my heart there and would go back in a second. Check out some of my other posts on my experience: City of Gold | Dubai’s Famous Gold Souk, Platinum Heritage Desert Safari, Visiting […]

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Fashion, Lifestyle

Red, White, Blue, and Black

I wanted to start this post a much different way. A jubilant “HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!” to be exact. But through all of the daily, senseless murders of my brothers and sisters that occur while others go on blindly celebrating the freedoms bestowed upon them by this provisionally privileged, patriarchal society, our freedom feels conditional. In the […]

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Fashion

How to Wear a Co-Ord and Look Fashionable

When I’m traveling, I like to make it as easy on me as possible in terms of the outfits I pack. The item that sits at the top of my packing list is a co-ord set. It makes the struggle of trying to figure out which top to match with what bottoms completely disappear! Therefore, […]

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Fashion, Lifestyle

City of Gold | Dubai’s Famous Gold Souk

The Dubai Gold Souk is a traditional market (or souk) in Dubai. The souk is one of the oldest and most fascinating traditional markets in the emirate. It is located in the heart of Dubai’s commercial business district in Deira and consists of over 300 retailers that trade almost exclusively in jewelry. Retailers in the souk […]

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Lifestyle

Platinum Heritage Desert Safari, Dubai

At Dubai’s Number 1 Desert Safari, my family got a once in a lifetime experience. Being the only company in the UAE operating on the private grounds of a royal family, you are truly treated like royalty. Upon arrival at the private grounds of the desert safari, we were warmly greeted by the Platinum Heritage […]

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Lifestyle

Visiting The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi

On a day trip to Abu Dhabi, my family decided to visit the gorgeous and world famous Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. I was so excited to be visiting this world-renowned mosque because I had heard about it before and seen so many beautiful pictures that I couldn’t wait to experience it firsthand. According to the locals, […]

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Lifestyle

Visiting The Yas Viceroy Hotel, Abu Dhabi

During my family’s trip to the United Arab Emirates, we decided to take a day trip to Abu Dhabi. (road triiiiiip!) For a refreshment stop, we went to the stunning Viceroy Hotel on Yas Island. Its architecture is amazing, modeled after a fishing net. Its innovative design really stands out on the Yas island’s skyline. […]

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Visiting The Burj Khalifa, Dubai

Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates. It is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is one of the seven emirates that make up the country. The city of Dubai is located on the northern coastline and heads up the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area. It is an extremely impressive city with […]

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Lifestyle

Philadelphia’s Famous Magic Gardens

Being a college student comes with a lot of stress. Adding extracurriculars, the pressure of finding a job/internship or deciding on a graduate school, keeping up with friends, etc. can feel overwhelming sometimes. I try my hardest to avoid anxiety and stress, but sometimes it creeps up on you. One guaranteed way to help de-stress is to pray. […]

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Fashion

The Perfect Outfit for a Day in NYC

New York. New York City is a beautifully fast-paced, globally influential center of art, culture, fashion, and finance. The city that never sleeps. Navigating a city like this can be overwhelming sometimes! But if you look the part, sometimes navigating new situations can become that much easier. You feel confident, so you look confident! Outfit […]

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