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Happy Holidays!

Our family has an ongoing tradition: we decorate the house and find any excuse to exchange gifts. This year was no different. My five year old nephew Salem anxiously awaited to rip to shreds the gift wrappings and freaked out in excitement over every single toy and book he received. I mean, just geek out…

 "!اللي ليه عندنا حاجة ياخدها و اللي بيدينا حاجة يمنعها" "If we owe anyone something, come take it. And if anyone gives us something, stop giving it." This is an old Egyptian saying on the insignificance of judgemental people. Those that always have something to say and butting in other people's business. Basically, in layman's terms…

Throwback to My Dinner at Fouj Cafe

Throwback to My Dinner at Fouj Cafe A Snapchat Story By Ms. Hala Here's a throwback to my last few weeks in Qatar when I got to dine at Fouj Cafe on Grand Hamad Street (aka Bank Street), in Doha. My favorite, of course, was their take on the Qatari dish, chicken majboos. I appreciate their gourmet…

No Longer Living the Confused Expatriate Life?

Here's a bit of a long read on what I experienced during my moving process, which I hope you find helpful.